Pentaho Review

More built-in features could improve the solution, but everything related to ETL is valuable.


What is most valuable?

Everything related to ETL.

How has it helped my organization?

It has provided the ability to successfully integrate many different systems into one big data warehouse.

What needs improvement?

More built-in features, better version control integration, online tutorials.

For how long have I used the solution?

4 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No problems.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Yes, sometimes the subprocesses keep running even though the main process is stopped.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Good.

Technical Support:

Less than average.

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

No.

How was the initial setup?

Straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

In-house.

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

Initial cost was $16K for licensing, not sure after that.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, Informatica.

What other advice do I have?

Go for it.


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

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