SAS Data Integration Server Competitors and Alternatives

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RaviLagu
Real User
Senior Manager at Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited
Dec 10 2019

What is most valuable?

It's quite easy to use, even for a business user. A person who does not have any background in coding, could with minimal training use this software to get any additional data elements or additional tables that they require but are not currently getting. Also, it can connect to a variety of sources… more»

What needs improvement?

The installation and maintenance need to improve a lot. It's complicated. The stability needs improvement in the tuning of the parameters, and the scalability could also be improved. Other solutions are better because they can load faster. In the next release, I would like to have additional… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you are looking into implementing SAS you should have a team in place. Someone who has worked hands-on with SAS implementation, and someone who has SAS administration experience, otherwise it is difficult for a layman to resolve any issues that can come up during the implementation and… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated SSIS, Oracle, and Informatica. The reason that we went with SAS is that we have been using SAS since 2013 with an older version. We had a lot of data that was already in SAS, and we already had a team of SAS developers. Had we gone with a new software solution all together then we would… more»
Prasad Bodduluri
Real User
Senior Data Warehouse Developer at a software R&D company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Dec 09 2019

What is most valuable?

The solution is good for bringing in data from third-party systems. Various aspects of the solution are valuable, but it often depends on the use cases. Finding logs is very easy on the solution… more»

What needs improvement?

The mod options should be simplified. Some options on DataStage aren't working properly. The solution needs to lower its price. The template mapping could be easier. The solution should allow for… more»

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

The solution is quite expensive in comparison to similar solutions.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously used tools such as Informatica. We've also previously used SQL for billing.

What other advice do I have?

We use the on-premises deployment model. If you are comparing the solution to Informatica, this solution is much simpler. In Informatica, for example, there might be two to three ways to find a log… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did approach other vendors before ultimately choosing IBM.
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