Informatica PowerCenter Competitors and Alternatives

The top Informatica PowerCenter competitors are
  • SSIS
  • Informatica Cloud Data Integration
  • Informatica PowerExchange
  • Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
  • Pentaho Data Integration
  • IBM InfoSphere DataStage
  • WhereScape RED
  • Oracle GoldenGate
Read reviews of Informatica PowerCenter competitors and alternatives
Magda Barska
Consultant
Consultant at a tech consulting company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 28 2018

What do you think of Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)?

The new release of Oracle Data Integrator (ODI 12c) is now available. Let´s find out what the new features of ODI12c are that this version includes. First, is there anything fancy in the installation process? Just one note here: to be able to use ODI Studio, the enterprise installation needs to be selected (instead of the Standalone option) while launching the ODI installation program. For the configuration part, creating a new login to ODI repository you are requested to specify a new wallet password. ODI12c provides you with a possibility to store your credentials in a wallet that is protected by a password. How much it helps to protect and manage your credentials with a single password! Goodbye Interfaces, Welcome Mappings First of all, we do not...
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WhereScape
Jeff Christen
Real User
Manager Data Warehousing at a university with 10,001+ employees
Feb 06 2017

What is most valuable?

* Metadata-based architecture * Ability to prototype solutions quickly * Automated documentation * Great performance

How has it helped my organization?

The biggest win for my organization are the great improvements we have seen in load / refresh processing time over our... more»

What needs improvement?

I would love to see a GUI interface for defining dependencies between build processes. RED provides a spreadsheet like... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

An additional influencing factor in our decision to purchase RED is their licensing model. The other products we... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously had a traditional ETL tool, which was being sunset by the vendor.

What other advice do I have?

WhereScape RED has been a great fit for my organization.
Ben Thomson
Real User
Informatica Cloud System Lead at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
May 16 2017

What is most valuable?

* Data Replication Tasks: Easy to configure, for the most part reliable, and also what my system deals with the most. *... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Ease of use, configurability, maintainability, and good aesthetics make for a more fluid functional process.

What needs improvement?

User/group administration could use improvement.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Licensing is difficult to understand, but the team is always available to explain anything. They are very helpful.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I inherited this solution in its infancy, but I don't have the details.

What other advice do I have?

Pose any and every question/doubt/concern to the team, especially with respect to licensing. They are excellent in... more»

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