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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 7.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CloverDX

CloverDX designer as a standalone is well suited for fairly straightforward transformations of data. If you want to do large scale data integrations, then their server edition adds an extra level of automation and job control.
Michael Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

DataStage is well suited for any size of company that's looking to move, transform, clean data and easily create data-warehouses that would help to make data ready to be presented for decision making. Data Stage would easily integrate with companies that use IBM DB2 as their main RDBMS.A scenario where it less suited could be cost. I have noticed IBM tools tend to be a little more costly than average.
Herber Gonzalez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Source Connection

CloverDX
9.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
6.7
Connect to traditional data sources
CloverDX
9.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
8.9
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL
CloverDX
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
4.6

Data Transformations

CloverDX
8.5
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
8.9
Simple transformations
CloverDX
9.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
9.4
Complex transformations
CloverDX
8.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
8.5

Data Modeling

CloverDX
8.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
6.9
Data model creation
CloverDX
8.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
6.2
Metadata management
CloverDX
8.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
6.4
Business rules and workflow
CloverDX
8.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
8.3
Collaboration
CloverDX
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
5.4
Testing and debugging
CloverDX
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
7.0
feature 1
CloverDX
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
8.0

Data Governance

CloverDX
8.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
6.5
Integration with data quality tools
CloverDX
8.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
7.4
Integration with MDM tools
CloverDX
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
5.6

Pros

CloverDX

  • Connects with Salesforce very well
  • The graphical view of the transformations allows for easy creations and maintenance
  • Support has always been eager to assist with any graph creation difficulties I run into
Michael Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

  • Very reliable in handling data extraction, data transformation and loading
  • Flexibility in connecting to different type of databases, relational or non-relational
  • Great features such as parallel processing, hash handling, etc.
  • You can also take advantage of its FTP functions, and scheduling features if you need to.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CloverDX

  • The initial learning curve is a little steep. Not very steep or super steep, just a little steep.
  • Having enough memory for large multi-step problems can be an issue if the graph isn't designed well.
Michael Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

  • You must understand and know the algorithms, since the wrong use of them generates more time in processing.
  • Metadata. You need to develop with connectors, and taking all the Metadata from the menu, all the data that you complete manually, you can't track it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CloverDX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

IBM InfoSphere DataStage 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Our development teams in the company can easily achieve and develop any ETL scripts that are needed to massage and move the data as needed. The company has also maintain this tool for a very long time making it automatic when it comes to ETL needs. We are currently trying to make DataStage our main and probably unique ETL tool
Herber Gonzalez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

CloverDX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

IBM InfoSphere DataStage 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It could load thousands of records in seconds. But in the Parallel version, you need to understand how to particionate the data. If you use the algorithms erroneously, or the functionalities that it gives for the parsing of data, the performance can fall drastically, even with few records.It is necessary to have people with experience to be able to determine which algorithm to use and understand why.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CloverDX

CloverDX 9.0
Based on 1 answer
While CloverDX has an active forum for users to submit questions and assist with answers, their in house support team is incredibly responsive when I've contacted them for assistance. This seems almost at odds with most other software companies who try to save money on tech support by promoting a forum or knowledge base.
Michael Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

IBM InfoSphere DataStage 5.3
Based on 4 answers
I believe that IBM generally has one of the worst and most complex assistance systems (physical and online) that exists.
Filippo Orlando | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CloverDX

CloverDX was a less expensive alternative to Talend and had a more intuitive interface from what I could see during the evaluation.
Michael Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

DataStage offers better integration capabilities without the need to write code manually. It also has a native ETL engine whereas MSIS requires a SQL Server. It has better integration capabilities with data quality, data profiling and data governance tools. The main drawback of DataStage vs. MSIS is pricing.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CloverDX

  • Work that use to take multiple people 20 to 30 hours a week to complete each has now been fully automated to where only 1 or 2 hours a week for maintenance is required.
Michael Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

  • Provides us an excellent ETL application
  • Made our data handling easy
  • Provide the business with high quality reports
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

CloverDX

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

Pricing Details

CloverDX

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

IBM InfoSphere DataStage

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CloverDX
9.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
7.9

Likelihood to Renew

CloverDX
9.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage

Usability

CloverDX
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
9.0

Performance

CloverDX
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
9.0

Support Rating

CloverDX
9.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
5.3

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