IBM InfoSphere DataStage vs. Pentaho Data Integration

As of June 2019, IBM InfoSphere DataStage is ranked 8th in Data Integration Tools with 1 review vs Pentaho Data Integration which is ranked 7th in Data Integration Tools with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM InfoSphere DataStage writes "Its parallel processing capability allows you to go through extremely large data sets in no time at all". The top reviewer of Pentaho Data Integration writes "Simple to install and simple to use and helps us mine, clean, and arrange terabytes of data". IBM InfoSphere DataStage is most compared with SSIS, Talend Open Studio and Informatica PowerCenter. Pentaho Data Integration is most compared with SSIS, Informatica PowerCenter and IBM InfoSphere DataStage.
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Pros
Highly customizable: Allowing you to handle multiple data latencies (scheduled batch, on-demand, and real-time) in the same job.

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It has improved our data integration capabilities​.Provides a good open source option.It's very simple compared to other products out there.Data transformation within Pentaho is a nice feature that they have and that I value.

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Cons
Working with some of the big data components is good, but I can see improvements are needed.

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​There is not a data quality or MDM solution in the Pentaho DI suite.​​I could not connect to our Hadoop environment in an easy and flexible way, and it was important to scale our data warehouse​.​I work with the Community Edition, therefore I do not have support. There was an issue that I could not resolve with community support.​One thing that I don't like, just a little, is the backward compatibility.I would like to see more improvements with AS400 DB2.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
High-cost of ownership: They could take a page from open source software.

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There is a good open source option (Community Edition)​.

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Overview
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.

Pentaho data integration prepares and blends data to create a complete picture of your business that drives actionable insights. The complete data integration platform delivers accurate, "analytics ready" data to end users from any source. With visual tools to eliminate coding and complexity, Pentaho puts big data and all data sources at the fingertips of business and IT users alike.

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Sample Customers
Dubai Statistics Center, Etisalat Egypt66Controls, Providential Revenue Agency of Ro Negro, NOAA Information Systems, Swiss Real Estate Institute
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Healthcare Company20%
Financial Services Firm20%
Comms Service Provider20%
Transportation Company10%
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Software R&D Company19%
Transportation Company14%
Government12%
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