Anonymous UserOBIEE Developer at a tech services company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The data transformation is the solution's most valuable feature."
"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 transformation work called for Informatica PowerExchange. It was easy to work with this and very stable."
"Mainstream integration and real-time integration are the best features."
"The user interface and user experience are perfectly all right."
"Provides a significant amount of control over the landscape and overall implementation."
"This product is easy to install and it can be done in a few hours."
"From a technical perspective, this is an excellent product."
"It enables us to transform data at the latest stage rather than in ETL loads, so it's more ELT which is one of the advantages. It is also in near real-time, which brings significant advantage for our embedded analytics approach."
"The solution needs better integration with other tools."
"Technical support can be improved with respect to delays in ticket response time."
"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."
"Integration with the largest number of databases and other systems would be important."
"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."
"Informatica is very expensive in all aspects, so the pricing is something that could be improved."
"Should diversify more, maybe with a reporting and visualization utility,"
"I would like to have easier integration with cloud platforms."
"Support-wise, this solution is in need of improvement."
"In the next release, I would like to see closer integration with data catalyst."
Informatica PowerExchange Connectors provides high performance, out-of-the-box connectivity without having to develop custom data access programs.
Qlik Replicate empowers organizations to accelerate data real-time replication, ingestion and streaming via change data capture, across a wide range of heterogeneous databases, data warehouses and data lake platforms.
Informatica PowerExchange is ranked 12th in Data Integration Tools with 8 reviews while Qlik Replicate is ranked 14th in Data Integration Tools with 2 reviews. Informatica PowerExchange is rated 8.2, while Qlik Replicate is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Informatica PowerExchange writes "Offers data in real-time using CDC concepts but it should be more flexible ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qlik Replicate writes "A stable solution that performs well and can handle terabytes of data". Informatica PowerExchange is most compared with Informatica PowerCenter, SSIS, Oracle GoldenGate, SAP Process Orchestration and Informatica Cloud Data Integration, whereas Qlik Replicate is most compared with Oracle GoldenGate, HVR Software, AWS Database Migration Service, Qlik Compose and Talend Data Management Platform. See our Informatica PowerExchange vs. Qlik Replicate report.
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