Matillion Reviews

Harpreet Singh
Real User
Director of Data Architecture at a healthcare company with 51-200 employees
Dec 24 2018

What is most valuable?

* It is pretty easy to learn. * No scripting is required. * Being cloud native.

How has it helped my organization?

* It has helped us avoid a lot of red tape due to compliance. * It has helped us to get onto the cloud quickly.

What needs improvement?

It is not an end-to-end platform for ETL. It brings in the data. To complete the pipeline, they might want to include some connectors which would put the data into… more»

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

You probably don't even need to reach out to the company sometimes to purchase it. You can go to the AWS Marketplace. It's very easy to spin up, and the configuration is… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We haven't used any of the on-premise solutions. What we used before was SQL Server Integration Service (SSIS), and when we were moving to the cloud, we wanted to use… more»

What other advice do I have?

Give it a shot. See how easy it is to get started with the product, because the scripting which is required is minimal. Anybody who is familiar with the SQL Server… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The other products that we considered were SSIS and Informatica. We chose Matillion because of the flexibility of the data and the company does not store data on its… more»
Real User
Senior Engineer, Big Data/Data-Warehousing at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 14 2019

What is most valuable?

* It works well with AWS Redshift: I have used Informatica, SnapLogic, and Talend and they do not work well with Redshift. * Mid-pipeline data sampling: Without changes to… more»

How has it helped my organization?

* It enabled an enterprise data-warehouse to be set up and operated, quickly and cheaply. * The pipeline UI provides a means to present solutions to analysts and non-tech… more»

What needs improvement?

Compared to the likes of traditional ETLs, like Informatica, SnapLogic, and Talend, or even raw Python scripts, this product needs no improvement, as it is so much better… more»

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

Regardless of the quantity of your data, the size of your cluster, or variety of source systems, the price of Matillion is the same. The only variable that changes what… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used Informatica, SnapLogic, and Talend. They do not work well with Redshift and they cost more. They do not understand MPP and much of what they do is outside of… more»

What other advice do I have?

* Experiment and test it ASAP * Watch all the videos from Matillion * Join their webinar series * Talk with existing users Remember, what Matillion does is simply… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Informatica, SnapLogic, Talend, Sqoop, and pure Python scripts. Don’t go with any of these if your data can be categorized as any two of the following… more»
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