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"The tools are very user-friendly.""It's pretty useful when we need to migrate something big from a different type of database that AWS Data Migration Services supports.""I am very impressed by the scalability of AWS Database Migration Service.""As the solution is on the cloud, we don't have to worry about the maintenance of software.""The process is now simplified because there won't be maintenance. Usually we can take a snapshot of the number I need. We can automate the backup snapshots and we can restore it very quickly. We get many benefits from the application."

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"The transformation work called for Informatica PowerExchange. It was easy to work with this and very stable.""The most valuable feature is connectivity to data sources.""Overall, it's a good tool. It's currently number one on the market. It pretty much has all the necessary capabilities to pull the incremental data from the source system, technically speaking.""The data transformation is the solution's most valuable feature.""The user interface and user experience are perfectly all right.""This product is easy to install and it can be done in a few hours.""Provides a significant amount of control over the landscape and overall implementation.""Mainstream integration and real-time integration are the best features."

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"It would be helpful if the bandwidth could be independent of the network or if we could have a dedicated bandwidth for this product.""I think that Amazon needs to improve the migration scenarios after analytics""Migrating from here and pushing the data from on-premise to AWS cloud is a big challenge and a few more services from AWS would be helpful. For example, we are currently using ILDB internet tools which move data from on-premise to the AWS cloud. A few more services would be really helpful for me to move the master data.""Database Migration Service could be more integrated. I think that it makes sense to add integration to these functions. For example, AWS Glue has a feature called Orchestrator to create data flows, and that's more straightforward."

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"I would like to have easier integration with cloud platforms.""Real-time has not been enhanced that much over the past few years. There has not been as many features added like they did before.""Technical support can be improved with respect to delays in ticket response time.""Integration with the largest number of databases and other systems would be important.""The one place where it could be improved is definitely pricing. That's a very big problem. It depends product to product, but pricing is an issue.""Should diversify more, maybe with a reporting and visualization utility,""Informatica is very expensive in all aspects, so the pricing is something that could be improved.""The solution needs better integration with other tools."

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"The pricing can be better and it should be more competitive.""Pricing can be improved."

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AWS Database Migration Service helps you migrate databases to AWS quickly and securely. The source database remains fully operational during the migration, minimizing downtime to applications that rely on the database. The AWS Database Migration Service can migrate your data to and from most widely used commercial and open-source databases.

Informatica PowerExchange Connectors provides high performance, out-of-the-box connectivity without having to develop custom data access programs.

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AWS Database Migration Service is ranked 6th in Cloud Data Integration with 5 reviews while Informatica PowerExchange is ranked 14th in Data Integration Tools with 8 reviews. AWS Database Migration Service is rated 7.0, while Informatica PowerExchange is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of AWS Database Migration Service writes "Stable service but requires additional applications for full functionality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Informatica PowerExchange writes "Offers data in real-time using CDC concepts but it should be more flexible ". AWS Database Migration Service is most compared with AWS Glue, Oracle GoldenGate, Qlik Replicate, AWS Data Pipeline and Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service, whereas Informatica PowerExchange is most compared with Informatica PowerCenter, Oracle GoldenGate, Qlik Replicate, SSIS and Informatica Cloud Data Integration.

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