Compare Azure Data Factory vs. WhereScape RED

Azure Data Factory is ranked 16th in Data Integration Tools with 1 review while WhereScape RED which is ranked 4th in Data Integration Tools with 5 reviews. Azure Data Factory is rated 9.0, while WhereScape RED is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Azure Data Factory writes "Data Flow and Databricks are going to be extremely valuable services". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WhereScape RED writes "Significant architectural issues". Azure Data Factory is most compared with Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog, Dell Boomi AtomSphere and StreamSets, whereas WhereScape RED is most compared with SSIS, Informatica PowerCenter and Matillion ETL.
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This solution will allow the organisation to improve its existing data offerings over time by adding predictive analytics, data sharing via APIs and other enhancements readily.Data Flow and Databricks are going to be extremely valuable services, allowing data solutions to scale as the business grows and new data sources are added.

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WhereScape's deployment package is a fantastic feature. The application allows for selecting specific objects that you would like to deploy from one environment to another rather than deploying the entire database.WhereScape RED has improved our business's ability to generate needed reporting without requiring a large team of developers to manually code all of the necessary plumbing.Their support staff are very knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. I feel their support staff go above and beyond to assure their customers are satisfied.RED has provided us the ability to integrate, stage, and transform data from diverse sources into an enterprise-grade data warehouse which meets the needs of my organization, but it also enables us to easily and quickly make ETL or DW changes.RED generates comprehensive documentation and regenerates it as quickly as things changes, but it also provides impact documentation.Data transformations and rollups are easy to accomplish.Quickly develops a data warehouse for our organization with documentation and can track back/forward features.This is a fantastically robust DW tool that will make you at least 10 times faster in producing a DW.

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The thing we missed most was data update, but this is now available as of two weeks ago.

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The scheduled jobs which are run by the WhereScape scheduler seem to be a strangely separate animal. Unlike all other WhereScape objects, jobs cannot be added to WhereScape projects. Also, unlike all other objects, jobs also cannot be deleted using a WhereScape deployment application.Jobs cannot be deleted via the deployment package. When deploying from dev to QA or production, a job has to be retired. The job has to be manually removed from the target environment.The ability to execute SSIS projects within WhereScape would be nice because we have a lot of packages that are too cumbersome to recreate.They need a more robust support center. It has been a bit difficult to find solutions to problems that are out-of-the-box.It could use a tool to diagnose what is missing from the environment for WhereScape to install successfully.Improve the object renaming ability (it works, but it could be more automated).No support for change data capture or delta detection - that must be custom coded .

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Speed to market of a warehouse solution at a relatively inexpensive price point.ROI is at least 10 times.Factor in the price of specialized consulting who know this product. They're hard to find and expensive.

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Overview

Create, schedule, and manage your data integration at scale with Azure Data Factory - a hybrid data integration (ETL) service. Work with data wherever it lives, in the cloud or on-premises, with enterprise-grade security.

WhereScape RED is data warehouse software to help build data warehouses faster. But it is more than that. It also helps you to build data warehouses that are easy to support, change and extend. It is an integrated development environment, or IDE, especially designed to build great data warehouses faster in SQL Server, Teradata, DB2 and Oracle.
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Sample Customers
Milliman, Pier 1 Imports, Rockwell Automation, Ziosk, Real Madrid Jersey Electricity, Man Group Plc, Learning Care Group, First Data, Hunter Douglas, The City of Shoreline, ASB
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Healthcare Company33%
University33%
Non Profit11%
Manufacturing Company11%
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Financial Services Firm19%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Healthcare Company9%
Real Estate/Law Firm7%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise53%
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Midsize Enterprise41%
Large Enterprise46%
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