Claudio FreireChief Enterprise Architect at a non-profit
Jang-Vijay SinghConsulting Software Engineer at Singhpora Consulting
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"When we are replicating data between similar databases then it is straightforward."
"The initial setup is straightforward. It doesn't take too much time or effort to implement the solution."
"This is a powerful solution provided by one of the most respected companies in the computer industry."
"The most valuable feature is data replication capability."
"The CDC feature is interesting."
"They've recently improved the ease of implementation."
"GoldenGate can connect and collect data from multiple sources, such as SQL Server."
"It moves the data as you set it up, and it works. I am also very impressed with its stability and scalability. It is not super feature-rich, but the new releases have more functionality. It recently had more native integrations with Oracle Database. If you are using it against an Oracle database, it has a lot more functionality."
"It's very easy to get started on the solution. It's also easy to maintain, scale, and integrate according to cost factors."
"The most important part would be the use of connectors. The significant number of cloud connectors available for active integration is its value."
"The lack of features in something like Oracle Integration Cloud leaves some room for leads implementation partners like us"
"The most valuable feature is the ease of customization."
"The out-of-box integration between Oracle and SAP is really beneficial"
"It has a number of pre-built connectors. Its flow designer is also valuable. It provides the ease of promotion between environments and the ease of connection management. It is also stable and easy to scale and deploy."
"OIC offers a number of pre-built technology and SaaS adapters for high productivity for a wide range of target systems, both in-house via agents and cloud/SaaS, via a very flexible range of interfaces."
"In general, there were a lot of great utilities for working with files."
"The process of transforming the data between two different databases is inefficient and needs to be improved."
"The solution, in general, should be easier to use, with less need to perform workarounds within the system."
"Technical support for Oracle products needs to be more efficient (at least locally in Egypt)."
"It should be easier to integrate this solution with non-Oracle databases, including cloud-based solutions hosted on Azure."
"We struggle with memory. It's limited. However, it may be because of our unique business case and how we use it that it's limiting for us."
"The solution is quite costly, and if they could reduce their pricing, it would be more economical to implement."
"I would like to see the interface more graphical and easier to use."
"Troubleshooting issues is not always the easiest. It should be easier to troubleshoot. Their support can also be improved. They don't read your problem statement and waste a lot of time. GoldenGate for big data is actually a separate license. It is sort of a separate product, but it might fall underneath your GoldenGate category. If we're talking about big data, its interaction with big data sources is poorly documented."
"Oracle-based automation blueprints for the majority of the integrations would be helpful to have in a future release."
"Now the platform is not built in a way that you can define."
"They need to make tools framework available for implementation partners"
"Our client was quite concerned about the cost, which is something that could be reduced."
"The solution doesn't currently have a fully fledged workflow feature like they have in OIM."
"It lacks configurable time-outs on connections. Configurable time-outs is an important nonfunctional property that it is currently missing. I have also written about it in an article, and I have also submitted some enhancement requests. Its visual designer could be a bit more responsive. It would also be good to get more XSLT editing capabilities."
"Configurable timeouts on each connection would be good."
"The support and resources were lacking — they weren't there."
"Pricing is based on anual licensing with additional costs for support packages."
"The price of this solution is good."
"We have an enterprise license for it. It might be for three years or so. I'm not aware of any additional costs to the standard licensing fee."
"It has different licensing models. The most upfront and most transparent is the pay-as-you-go model. It also has a certain messages-per-hour limit. There is a certain amount that is charged per hour, and a certain number of messages are included in it, which you can scale up as you go. Its licensing is very competent and easy."
"In the case of Oracle Integration Cloud, costs can be "predictable" as far as the platform and infrastructure are concerned."
Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) delivers best in class “Hybrid” Integration. ICS is a simple and powerful integration platform in the cloud to maximize the value of your investments in SaaS and on-premises applications. It includes an intuitive web based integration designer for point and click integration between applications and a rich monitoring dashboard that provides real-time insight into the transactions, all running on a mature runtime platform on Oracle Public Cloud. ICS will help accelerate integration projects and significantly shorten the time-to-market through it's intuitive and simplified designer, an intelligent data mapper, and a library of adapters to connect to various applications.
Oracle GoldenGate is ranked 8th in Data Integration Tools with 8 reviews while Oracle Integration Cloud Service is ranked 5th in Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) with 10 reviews. Oracle GoldenGate is rated 7.8, while Oracle Integration Cloud Service is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Oracle GoldenGate writes "Powerful solution that centralizes our data and has a user-friendly interface ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Integration Cloud Service writes "Good flow design interface, scalable, and provides a good variety of connectors". Oracle GoldenGate is most compared with AWS Database Migration Service, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Qlik Replicate, Quest SharePlex and Azure Data Factory, whereas Oracle Integration Cloud Service is most compared with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Mule Anypoint Platform, Boomi AtomSphere Integration, Informatica Cloud Data Integration and SSIS.
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