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Find out what your peers are saying about SAP Data Services vs. Talend Data Management Platform and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
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Pros
"The logic is also simple. It makes it easy to build your extraction.""The fact that it's built on SQL, it makes it easy to write code. The database and the connection are quite smooth.""The user interface is ok.""It is a powerful product with a broad range of features.""The HANA database, which is very fast, is a valuable feature.""The reporting on the data, even from third-party software, is very good.""The maintenance of data services is the solution's most valuable feature.""The most valuable feature is the logging capability."

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"I think Talend is one of the easiest tools for faster implementation compared to other tools.""Talend Studio has the ability to connect to almost anything to integrate data from files, databases, web services, etc.""The basic tools are easy to pick up and understand.""They're very competitive in terms of performance, which is a good selling point. It has very rich features. It provides a very rich feature set in the application.""The most valuable feature is integration.""The features that I like the most are the simplicity of the interface, and the ability to quickly develop with a predefined component.""I like the way that you can use the context variables, and how you can work those context variables to give you values and settings for every development environment, such as PROD, TEST, and DEV."

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Cons
"Scheduling of jobs in the sequence is not available. It's a very tedious process to do that particular task. If there was a tool to schedule in the sequence that would be extremely helpful.""The description of error messages isn't extensive, although they point to the problem. With other solutions, like Talend, I was able to use the debugger to get directly to the problem, but with SAP Data Services the debugger is not working. I'm not sure if it's a problem with the version specifically, but I'm using it in an enterprise environment and I can't do an upgrade.""The initial setup is complex.""Newer feature integration is lagging behind the company acquisitions and the product could do more to service a broader range of devices.""Integration with other products could be improved.""The solution should offer more machine learning and automation.""The pricing of the solution should be improved.""The interface is not quite user-friendly and is in need of improvement."

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"The stability is good, but the performance is slower when I work on a huge amount of data.""The documentation from version to version could be more accurate.""Once you get past the basic tools, it gets pretty complicated.""Including either XML or JSON in the next release would definitely be a good transformation. I'm not sure if Talend has that feature, but it's one of those requirements that we are working around and have to do some parsing of XML so this could make it easier.""Performance and speed could be improved.""They lack in memory capacity.""I would like to sync a project and do an upload from that current version, and then from GitLab, be able to download the latest one."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Pricing is good, there is no problem.""The pricing is a little high to make the product more competetive in the marketplace.""Its pricing is as per the enterprise agreement and not a concern for us.""The price is very reasonable."

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"License renewal is on a yearly basis.""The pricing is a little higher than what I had expected, but it's comparable with I-PASS competitors."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the ETL functionality.
Top Answer: Dealing with the REST API is not easy with Data Services. It is mandatory to have a WADL file and it is difficult to find this file and set it up. I would like to see a better connection with the API… more »
Top Answer: Depends upon the technologies being used. If you're using Oracle for both OLTP and OLAP then you'll get a lot of value from an Oracle solution. The other question is how up to date do you want your… more »
Top Answer:  I like the way that you can use the context variables, and how you can work those context variables to give you values and settings for every development environment, such as PROD, TEST, and DEV.
Top Answer: The pricing is a little higher than what I had expected, but it's comparable with I-PASS competitors. It's on the higher side because it's a developer-user licensed solution. It makes you look at the… more »
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Also Known As
SAP BusinessObjects Data Services, SAP BusinessObjects Data Integrator, BusinessObjects Data Integrator
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Overview

You cannot afford to run your business on questionable data. With SAP® Data Services software, you can access, transform, and connect data to fuel your critical business processes. Together, these enterprise-class solutions enable data integration and data quality, providing the right level of insight across your business so you can make better decisions and operate more effectively.

Talend offers robust data integration in an open and scalable architecture to maximize its value to your business. Simple, graphical tools and wizards get you up and running quickly with native code generation that streamlines development.
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Sample Customers
EMC Corporation, LivePerson, Eldorado, Mozzart, The VELUX Group, AOK Bundesverband, Hilti Group, Nissha Printing Company Ltd., Asian Paints, Aareal Bank Group, Migros Group
Accent Group, Acticall, Allianz Global Investors Distributors LLC, Car & Boat Media, Cdiscount.com
Top Industries
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Manufacturing Company27%
Religious Institution9%
Comms Service Provider9%
University9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider17%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider16%
Energy/Utilities Company12%
Financial Services Firm5%
Company Size
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Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise78%
REVIEWERS
Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise36%
Find out what your peers are saying about SAP Data Services vs. Talend Data Management Platform and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
479,816 professionals have used our research since 2012.

SAP Data Services is ranked 7th in Data Integration Tools with 12 reviews while Talend Data Management Platform is ranked 9th in Data Integration Tools with 8 reviews. SAP Data Services is rated 7.6, while Talend Data Management Platform is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of SAP Data Services writes "Helps us to collect and analyze data and has enabled us to increase our product line ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Talend Data Management Platform writes "User-friendly, stable, and handles different context variables well". SAP Data Services is most compared with Azure Data Factory, Palantir Foundry, Informatica PowerCenter, SSIS and SAP Process Orchestration, whereas Talend Data Management Platform is most compared with Talend Data Fabric, Talend Open Studio, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog and SSIS. See our SAP Data Services vs. Talend Data Management Platform report.

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