Actian Pervasive Data Integrator [EOL] vs. Informatica PowerCenter

Actian Pervasive Data Integrator [EOL] is ranked unranked in Data Integration Tools with 4 reviews vs Informatica PowerCenter which is ranked 2nd in Data Integration Tools with 6 reviews. The top reviewer of Actian Pervasive Data Integrator [EOL] writes "The product helps us create and maintain a data warehouse. The installation and setup procedures can be improved". The top reviewer of Informatica PowerCenter writes "Works with any multi-database, reduces legacy coding, and is easy to use". Actian Pervasive Data Integrator [EOL] is most compared with SSIS, Informatica PowerCenter and Talend Open Studio. Informatica PowerCenter is most compared with SSIS, Informatica Cloud Data Integration and Oracle Data Integrator (ODI).
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Vijaya Saduvuv
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Pros
There were no concerns with the stability. This product is very good from a stability perspective.

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Informatica PowerCenter has been implementing mapping design, data flow, and workflow execution for years.It reduces a lot of legacy coding.It works with any multi-databases, so it works with Sybase, SQL Server. Also, the performance is really good and it is easy to use.Reusable definition of data sources and the out-of-the-box availability of a large number maplets for common transformation functions.Easy, scalable, robust platform to integrate heterogeneous source platform's data into the unified data warehouse.UI-based ability to create data mapping.Good product if you are trying implement data quality, data integration, and data management projects.The ability to scale through partitions helped us to improve the performance.

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Cons
I am not sure if there are various connectors available in the recent version of Pervasive DI to support the wide range of sources available (e.g., big data, cloud, EME).

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Integrated Reporting service should be more smoothly transitioned from view to function to be in sync with the main design.The initial setup is not straightforward. You need expertise to do it.While Informatica is great for data-integration, it does not have any analytics features. Thus, organizations have to always look for another product for their BI needs.There can be scalability issues. Huge amounts of data ingestion will impact performance.We had stability issues, mostly with JVM size.We had to take on a large volume of data from the legacy Sybase system. This was taking a very long time, i.e., more than a day. We were trying to improve it with partitions to gpload, but we were told that we can't go more than four partitions.The UI is outdated and old-fashioned, at least in our current version. Also, we have experienced some stability issues with the Workflow Monitor application.

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Licensing is a one time cost. But maintenance costs depend on what you want, how long you need it. Maintenance is a kind of insurance. With health insurance, you don't know whether you will get sick or need to go to hospital or not but you have to have insurance. It's the same thing with support. If you have that expertise in resolving issues, if you have enough experience in your IT department, I would say you don't need the support. But in practice, they recommend you go with the support. If you want support you have to pay for it.Cost could be improved.We have found the pricing very cost-effective. The licensing is CPU and data source-based.

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Reviews
6
Followers
909
Avg. Rating
7.8
Top Comparisons
Compared 20% of the time.
Also Known As
Pervasive Data Integrator, PDIPowerCenter
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Overview
Pervasive's Data Integrator platform is a robust enterprise data integration software solution that enables you to quickly build powerful and frictionless connections between any kind of data source and application.

Enterprise data integration platform to help organizations access, transform, and integrate data from a variety of systems.

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Sample Customers
Pediatrix Medical GroupUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, LexisNexis, Rabobank
Top Industries
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Insurance Company14%
Retailer13%
Government11%
Manufacturing Company11%
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Healthcare Company20%
Financial Services Firm20%
Comms Service Provider10%
Pharma/Biotech Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm22%
University12%
Healthcare Company10%
Comms Service Provider8%
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Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise86%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise78%
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