IBM InfoSphere DataStage Review
It has valuable administrative features, particularly since I don't program in this environment, but avoid the Netezza adapter as it's poor.


Valuable Features

Anything that is administrative related, as I don't program in this environment.

Room for Improvement

The recovery feature. We had DS repos in a bad condition, but IBM couldn't recover it.

Use of Solution

I've been using it for one year.

Deployment Issues

No issues encountered.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

No issues encountered.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

Mostly, I would give 9/10. I did have one bad experience, so that leaves a bad impression.

Technical Support:

It's generally good, although sometimes I see a lot of confusion about how to resolve issues.

Initial Setup

It was complex.

Implementation Team

It was setup by an outside vendor.

Other Solutions Considered

No other options were evaluated.

Other Advice

Don't use the Netezza adapter, as it's poor

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.

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