SAP BusinessObjects Data Services Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of SAP BusinessObjects Data Services competitors and alternatives
Consultant
Oracle Business Intelligence Consultant at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Aug 24 2017

What is most valuable?

It allows us to use many languages to develop and to integrate practically all the technologies of the Oracle suite as well as those from non-Oracle vendors.

How has it helped my organization?

My organization develops solutions using all the Oracle EPM products, and ODI has helped us to integrate all the different technologies.

What needs improvement?

I think that the product as an overall solution is good. I would only point out some minor bugs or glitches in the development interface (ODI studio), but I do not think that any of them are worthy to be reported here.
User
Student at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 08 2018

What is most valuable?

* Import from PowerCenter * Copy Text between Excel and the Developer Tool * Logical Data Object Read and Write Mapping Editing * DDL Query * Profiles

How has it helped my organization?

Informatica PowerCenter has been implementing mapping design, data flow, and workflow execution for years. Informatica administrators are in the scope of daily operations.

What needs improvement?

* XML processing * Scheduler * Non-limit SQL qualifier embedded (right now 32K limitation) The Integrated Reporting service should be more smoothly transitioned from view to function to be in sync with the main design.
Consultant
Consultant at a comms service provider with 11-50 employees
Sep 26 2017

What is most valuable?

It's very simple compared to other products out there.

How has it helped my organization?

We use Pentaho for data integration, but also PI to implement data mining. That has improved the intelligence behind the data. So, we are able to provide our customer with the ability to understand their data. Our customer produces terabytes... more»

What needs improvement?

One thing that I don't like, just a little, is the backward compatibility. I used Pentaho from version 4, and version 6 does not work with the whole ETL design. So backward compatibility is a problem.

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