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"It is quite expensive.""It's very expensive.""The cost is too high.""It's quite expensive.""The price is expensive but there are no licensing fees.""Our internal team takes care of group licensing and cost. We don't have individual licenses. We have group licensing at the company level. Usually, IBM doesn't charge anything separately on the licensing side. For storage and everything else, we are paying around $6,000 per month, which is not very high. It includes Linux data storage, execution, and licensing. They're charging $40 for one-hour execution. Based on that, we are spending around $2,000 on the production environment and $1,000 on the lower environment for testing and development-side executions. For the mainframe, we are using the Db2 mainframe database, and we are spending around $1,000 on the Db2 mainframe database as well. All this comes out to be around $6,000. We, however, would like to have some cost reduction."

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The Co>Operating System is an environment for building, integrating, and running enterprise business applications. The Co>Operating System is the foundation for all of Ab Initio's technologies. These technologies provide a complete and seamless application development and execution environment.
IBM InfoSphere DataStage integrates data across multiple systems using a high performance parallel framework, and it supports extended metadata management and enterprise connectivity. The scalable platform provides more flexible integration of all types of data, including big data at rest (Hadoop-based) or in motion (stream-based), on distributed and mainframe platforms.
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A multinational transportation company
Dubai Statistics Center, Etisalat Egypt
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm31%
Computer Software Company22%
Comms Service Provider13%
Insurance Company7%
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Computer Software Company63%
Aerospace/Defense Firm13%
Healthcare Company13%
Financial Services Firm13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company6%
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Small Business42%
Midsize Enterprise4%
Large Enterprise54%
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Ab Initio Co>Operating System is ranked 41st in Data Integration Tools while IBM InfoSphere DataStage is ranked 6th in Data Integration Tools with 11 reviews. Ab Initio Co>Operating System is rated 0.0, while IBM InfoSphere DataStage is rated 7.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM InfoSphere DataStage writes "Robust, easy to use, has a simple error logging mechanism, and works very well for huge volumes of data". Ab Initio Co>Operating System is most compared with SSIS, Collibra Catalog, Talend Open Studio, Informatica PowerCenter and AWS Database Migration Service, whereas IBM InfoSphere DataStage is most compared with SSIS, Talend Open Studio, Azure Data Factory, Informatica PowerCenter and AWS Glue.

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