Pentaho Data Integration Review

It has improved our data integration capabilities​

How has it helped my organization?

Developed ETL processes to load a data warehouse. Has improved our data integration capabilities.

What is most valuable?

  • Easy to use
  • Development of the product
  • A lot of predefined steps
  • Good open source option

What needs improvement?

There is not a data quality or MDM solution in the Pentaho DI suite.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I could not connect to our Hadoop environment in an easy and flexible way, and it was important to scale our data warehouse.

How are customer service and technical support?

I work with the Community Edition, therefore I do not have support. There was an issue that I could not resolve with community support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I switched from our previous solution for cost reasons.

How was the initial setup?

It was not complex.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There is a good open source option (Community Edition).

Which other solutions did I evaluate?


What other advice do I have?

There is a lack of support if you work with the Community Edition.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

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