Altova MapForce Server vs. Talend Open Studio

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Altova MapForce Server
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Mapforce Server, from Altova in Beverly, is a data integration platform which the vendor states supports all major databases and data formats without extra-cost "connectors," and automates integration of any combination of XML, JSON, database, EDI, XBRL, flat file, Excel, and/or Web service data.N/A
Talend Open Studio
Score 6.0 out of 10
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Talend Open Studio is an open source integration software, used to build basic data pipelines or execute simple ETL and data integration tasks, get graphical profiles of data, and manage files from a locally installed, open-source environment.
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Pricing
Altova MapForce ServerTalend Open Studio
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
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Altova MapForce ServerTalend Open Studio
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
Altova MapForce ServerTalend Open Studio
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Features
Altova MapForce ServerTalend Open Studio
Data Source Connection
Comparison of Data Source Connection features of Product A and Product B
Altova MapForce Server
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Ratings
Talend Open Studio
7.5
10 Ratings
10% below category average
Connect to traditional data sources00 Ratings7.010 Ratings
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL00 Ratings7.99 Ratings
Data Transformations
Comparison of Data Transformations features of Product A and Product B
Altova MapForce Server
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Talend Open Studio
7.0
10 Ratings
16% below category average
Simple transformations00 Ratings6.010 Ratings
Complex transformations00 Ratings7.910 Ratings
Data Modeling
Comparison of Data Modeling features of Product A and Product B
Altova MapForce Server
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Ratings
Talend Open Studio
7.5
10 Ratings
7% below category average
Data model creation00 Ratings6.99 Ratings
Metadata management00 Ratings7.99 Ratings
Business rules and workflow00 Ratings6.98 Ratings
Collaboration00 Ratings7.07 Ratings
Testing and debugging00 Ratings8.910 Ratings
Data Governance
Comparison of Data Governance features of Product A and Product B
Altova MapForce Server
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Ratings
Talend Open Studio
6.5
7 Ratings
25% below category average
Integration with data quality tools00 Ratings6.06 Ratings
Integration with MDM tools00 Ratings7.07 Ratings
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User Ratings
Altova MapForce ServerTalend Open Studio
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(2 ratings)
7.9
(11 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
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3.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
4.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
4.9
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
Altova MapForce ServerTalend Open Studio
Likelihood to Recommend
Altova
Altove Mapforce Server is a software that offers high performance at the server level when executing data mappings and offers even greater productivity by improving the automation of data mappings, it is a tool that offers the advantage of making use of functions that allow actions automated before or after mapping execution, is used because it provides up to 70 times faster performance.
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Qlik
For quick daily integrations Talend is a very good tool and it makes development time so short and easy. Citizen developers who are not great programmers can pick up and start using Talend Open Studio within weeks. It's well suited for all kinds of data migration between various systems. It is less appropriate for smaller synchronous services where you need to trace the complete transaction and how data moved between them. It's also less appropriate for small data movements where other tools can be easier to use and manage.
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Pros
Altova
  • Connecting to and mapping data from a variety of sources, including databases, XML files, and text files.
  • Transforming data from one format to another, such as XML to JSON or CSV to XML.
  • Generating output in a variety of formats, including XML, JSON, CSV, and SQL.
  • Running mapping jobs on a schedule or on demand.
  • Providing comprehensive logging and email notification.
  • Supporting multiple users and roles with security and permissions.
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Qlik
  • Your developers will be able to design SOA services graphically, and it is very easy to document and implement the code.
  • Talend Open Studio is based on Eclipse IDE, so your developers will be very comfy using it
  • Open is Key in Talend Open Studio = Open Source
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Cons
Altova
  • Altove Mapforce Server is an enterprise software that performs data transformation and mapping on MacOS, Windows, Linux operating systems with seamless operation and flexible features that adjust to user needs, It offers high-level services such as bulk database inserts. data by reducing the processing load and achieving much faster performance.
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Qlik
  • The community is not that up to date and forum is not that great in response. Probably we should make people aware of the tool more on how to use and its implementations.
  • Talend crashes when transforming a lot of data (millions of rows).
  • Proper training documentation is a must for talend which is currently lagging. This will help users to learn more about Talend and use it effectively.
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Likelihood to Renew
Altova
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Qlik
There is no licence requirement for Talend Open Studio. So, this is not relevant question. However, if you are asking whether we will use Talend in future. Yes. We will continue to use it. It's very powerful free tool which caters to all our extra, transform, load capabilities. We just love Talend for it's great functionality and ease of use.
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Usability
Altova
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Qlik
Talend Open Studio is based on Eclipse and is full of redundant procedures to do one thing, like when installing libraries. Sometimes I cannot manually download the libraries that it can't find.
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Performance
Altova
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Qlik
Many times, Talend freezes. When you give a cancel command, it takes several minutes to stop. It also takes a great toll on our PC with 16 GB of ram and I7 CPU, even in idle status. If you are downloading Maven Jar/Libraries, you cannot do anything and have to wait until the task is finished.
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Support Rating
Altova
No answers on this topic
Qlik
Talend Open Studio is free and we are not using the enterprise version which comes with licence and support. So, mostly depend on the open source community for any issues that we face. The document is good and we didn't have to use any support so far. We did evaluate the enterprise version and so far sticking to the free version.
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Alternatives Considered
Altova
Altova MapForce Server is a powerful data integration tool that supports a wide range of data sources and targets. Talend Data Integration is also a powerful data integration tool, but it does not support as many data sources and targets as Altova MapForce Server. Altova MapForce Server also supports a wide range of data transformation and mapping features, making it a more versatile tool than Talend Data Integration.
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Qlik
Informatica has a limited number of components that you can use. This places a heavy limitation on the capabilities of Informatica. On the other hand, Talend allows you to create your own custom components using Java. For businesses that need to perform a wide variety of data operations, it can be quite useful to have the option of creating your own custom components to satisfy business needs.
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Return on Investment
Altova
  • Altove Mapforce Server is an ETL and data mapping tool that performs mapping to all popular data formats and transformation between any combination of XML, JSON, Excel, and Web service data. It positively impacts my organization by helping us develop delivery notifications internally by converting data from one format to another.
  • A perfect platform for developers and IT professionals to map data from one format to another with security and speed.
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Qlik
  • I delivered projects the client did not believe were possible, and I provided intermediate value by providing visibility to hidden data problems in their systems they could not detect before.
  • I was able to work 3 projects at a time, pausing gracefully in one while switching to the other, with minimal effort.
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