Compare ETL tools on 90+ criteria
The ETL tools comparison is a 100% vendor independent study and reveals all the product details of all the major ETL tools in the market. Our study compares these ETL tools based on 90 business and technical criteria like architecture, scalability, maintainability, functionality, usability and so forth.
ETL tools comparison criteria
The criteria used for the ETL tools comparison are grouped into 12 categories:
|✓||Platforms supported||✓||Debugging facilities||✓||Data Quality / profiling|
|✓||Scalability||✓||Batch vs Real-time||✓||Native connectivity|
The criteria underlying the categories have a direct relationship with the business and technical requirements for selecting ETL tools. The ETL matrix provided in the ETL Tools & Data Integration Survey 2018 allows for easy comparison between ETL tools.
ETL tools comparison 2018
The comparison matrix shows the results of the following ETL & Data Integration tools.
Comparison based on 1 category out of 12 categories
- Oracle Warehouse Builder (OWB)
- SAP BusinessObjects Data Services
- IBM Infosphere Information Server
- SAS Data Integration Studio
- PowerCenter Informatica
- Elixir Repertoire
- Data Migrator (IBI)
- SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
- Talend Studio for Data Integration
- Relational Junction ETL Manager (Sesame Software)
- Expressor Data Integration (Qlik)
- DMExpress (Syncsort)
- Adeptia Integration Suite
- Pentaho Data Integration
- DB2 Infosphere Warehouse Edition
- Centerprise (Astera)
- CloverETL (Javlin)
- Data Manager/Decision Stream (IBM)
- Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
- Open Text Integration Center
- Actian DataConnect
- DataFlow Manager
The different tools in the table above are in random order. The review scores here are based on just 1 category of the 12 categories we have examined in our ETL Tools & Data Integration Survey 2018.
Commercial ETL tools comparison
In total there are nineteen ETL & Data Integration tools that are sold on a commercial basis, i.e. they don’t fall into the category open source. The best known commercial ETL tools are Informatica PowerCenter, SAP Data Service, Microsoft SSIS and IBM’s Information Server.
Open source ETL tools comparison
We have researched three ETL & Data Integration tools that have an open source license structure. Take not, this doesn’t mean that you don’t have to pay for the software and/or service, but some have interesting licensing structures. All the vendors of the three open source ETL tools have a paid enterprise product offering. The open source ETL tools are: CloverETL, Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) and Talend Open Studio.
The ETL Tools & Data Integration Survey Report
All the information is packaged as a report and is available for purchase: the ETL Tools & Data Integration Survey 2018.