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Real User
Technical Specialist at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 03 2016

What is most valuable?

GoldenGate replicates in real time between heterogeneous databases such as SQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Sybase and others. In the next few years, we plan to use Oracle GoldenGate to real-time replicate to big data and the cloud.

What needs improvement?

Like everything else, it's getting complicated. I've been using it 15 years in the United States, which is probably at least the top one or two healthcare organizations in America, and it does quite an outstanding job. However, since GoldenGate was purchased by Oracle, it's become more challenging to work with. Obviously, Oracle is profitable but it's becoming... more»
Consultant
User at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 28 2018

What is most valuable?

Data Integration. The UI-based ability to create data mapping. Also, reusable definition of data sources and the out-of-the-box availability of a large number maplets for common transformation functions.

How has it helped my organization?

Easy, scalable, robust platform to integrate heterogeneous source platform's data into the unified data warehouse.

What needs improvement?

Cost! Also, BI features. While Informatica is great for data-integration, it does not have any analytics features. Thus, organizations have to always look for another product for their BI needs.

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