WhereScape RED Reviews

WhereScape RED is the #16 ranked solution of our top Data Integration Tools tools. It's rated 4.0 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to SSIS - WhereScape RED vs SSIS

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Harsha Mahawal
Real User
Data Engineer ( Business, Technology and Information Services ) at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 20 2019

What is most valuable?

Among the features I found most valuable is its support for Kimball Methodology and data warehousing best practices.

How has it helped my organization?

WhereScape Red helps to speed things up. It has many useful features and version 8 is reliable. When I first started using it after having worked with Cognos Data Manager, I didn't really find it to be an enterprise-level tool because it was still very flaky. In fact, it had quite a number of bugs… more »

What needs improvement?

The schedular needs improvement

What other advice do I have?

I would not hesitate to say that if someone has really limited time for a project it can make a difference and you can have the data ready for use in a very short period of time. This can be a lifesaver. I will rate this solution a seven out of ten.
Paul Kellett
Real User
BI Practioner - Consultant at KIS Ltd
Dec 20 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the metadata generated code and data structures and that it is a fully integrated environment. This has many benefits. It allows for rapid generation of ELT without… more »

How has it helped my organization?

Using this solution sped up development and allowed for easy maintenance.

What needs improvement?

Project-based searching of data objects in the data warehouse browser needs to be improved. When processing stage (work) tables if there are a lot then one has to scroll through a larger list. There… more »

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

I used SSIS - it struggles once the volumes increase substantially, has relatively poor error handling and misses many standard transforms. I was BI qualified with Microsoft. Also used BO data… more »

What other advice do I have?

For the cost it has a very effective bang for buck.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

SSIS, BO Data Services, Oracle stack, Cognos

What is WhereScape RED?

WhereScape RED is data warehouse software to help build data warehouses faster. But it is more than that. It also helps you to build data warehouses that are easy to support, change and extend. It is an integrated development environment, or IDE, especially designed to build great data warehouses faster in SQL Server, Teradata, DB2 and Oracle.
WhereScape RED customers
Jersey Electricity, Man Group Plc, Learning Care Group, First Data, Hunter Douglas, The City of Shoreline, ASB
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