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Score 6.1 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Collibra Platform

Collibra is well suited where you have multiple reporting environments and multiple source systems. Collibra works well in our environment because we can delegate roles and administration to departments or it can be used in a centralized environment. The ability to customize attributes and assets as well and integrate using the rest api is very important to us.
Ron Layne | TrustRadius Reviewer

erwin Data Modeler

I have had a chance to use few other data modeling tools from Quest and Oracle, but I am most comfortable using erwin Data Modeler. They understand your data modeling needs and have designed the software to give you a feeling of completeness when you are designing a data model.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Collibra Platform

  • Data Lineage and traceability
  • Easy to customize
  • Easy tool to use for business users
  • Workflow
  • Out of the box metrics
Ron Layne | TrustRadius Reviewer

erwin Data Modeler

  • Reverse Engineering: I love the way we can import an SQL file containing schema meta data and generate ER diagram out of it. This is specifically useful if you are implementing erwin Data Modeler for an existing database.
  • Forward Engineering: We use this feature very frequently. Where we do database changes in our physical and logical data models and then generate deployment scripts for the changes made.
  • Physical vs Logical Models: I like to have my database model split into physical and logical models and at the same time still linked to each other. Any changes you make to logical model or physical model shows up in the other.
Ravinder Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Collibra Platform

  • Data Quality and Data Profiling
  • Mobile interface
Ron Layne | TrustRadius Reviewer

erwin Data Modeler

  • The main con I can think of is cost.
  • It takes time to setup and learn which is an adoption barrier.
Rina Falkovich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Collibra Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

erwin Data Modeler

erwin Data Modeler 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I had a lot of experience using erwin Data Modeler for designing data models. I think it's pretty intuitive and easy to use. It has enough features to represent your database requirements in form of a model.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Collibra Platform

No score
No answers yet
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erwin Data Modeler

erwin Data Modeler 9.0
Based on 3 answers
CA customer support and our account manager have been able to support us with any issues that we have had, from managing our serial keys to issues we logged tickets to resolve. There are aspects of key management that have made it difficult over the years but support usually has worked with us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Collibra Platform

Collibra offers more features [than alternatives] and is easy for business users to use. We did a proof of concept with Collibra using the Cloud service that allowed us to kick the tires and get a comfort level before we made the investment. At the time of our purchase the market was very immature and is continuing to evolve.
Ron Layne | TrustRadius Reviewer

erwin Data Modeler

Not listed, but I've only used alternatives built into something like the Squirrel SQL editor. That one is semi-functional but lacking many features and, in some instances, just plain wrong. The only pro there is that it's freely available and works over ODBC. I've tried some of the other free ones like Creately but didn't have much success.
Sean Zef | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Collibra Platform

  • ROI is hard to measure because there are so many soft benefits that come from the tool. We do have a variety of metrics that we track using Collibra to better gauge the maturity of data governance.
Ron Layne | TrustRadius Reviewer

erwin Data Modeler

  • erwin Data Modeler had been a great tool for our database development and application DBA teams. The thorough data modeling and release control helps us to back trace any issues which are pointed to us at a later stage in the development cycle.
  • Initially, some of the team members saw it as an extra effort to maintain data models while they can simply create scripts without models. But overtime, people have realized how it avoids problems and discrepancies over time.
Ravinder Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Collibra Platform

Pricing Details

Collibra Platform

General

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

erwin Data Modeler

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

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