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Attribute Ratings

  • Databricks Lakehouse Platform (Unified Analytics Platform) is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability
  • Informatica MDM is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.7

Databricks Lakehouse Platform

87%
15 Ratings
7.5

Informatica MDM

75%
17 Ratings

Usability

9.0

Databricks Lakehouse Platform

90%
3 Ratings
7.3

Informatica MDM

73%
1 Rating

Support Rating

7.6

Databricks Lakehouse Platform

76%
2 Ratings
8.2

Informatica MDM

82%
2 Ratings

Contract Terms and Pricing Model

8.0

Databricks Lakehouse Platform

80%
1 Rating

Informatica MDM

N/A
0 Ratings

Professional Services

10.0

Databricks Lakehouse Platform

100%
1 Rating

Informatica MDM

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Databricks

If you need a managed big data megastore, which has native integration with highly optimized Apache Spark Engine and native integration with MLflow, go for Databricks Lakehouse Platform. The Databricks Lakehouse Platform is a breeze to use and analytics capabilities are supported out of the box. You will find it a bit difficult to manage code in notebooks but you will get used to it soon.
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Informatica

Informatica MDM is a complete MDM solution, from ingestion to data exposition. This tool helps us in gathering customer data, and also it makes it possible for us to support our customers relationships and build customer-related strategies to improve their experience which helps to drive sales geometry and growth and customers satisfaction. On the other hand of price is relatively competitive.
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Pros

Databricks

  • Process raw data in One Lake (S3) env to relational tables and views
  • Share notebooks with our business analysts so that they can use the queries and generate value out of the data
  • Try out PySpark and Spark SQL queries on raw data before using them in our Spark jobs
  • Modern day ETL operations made easy using Databricks. Provide access mechanism for different set of customers
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Informatica

  • This program raises us to a professional level where we have better versatility to control all the media of my work and have a correct response for each scenario.
  • It is essential to be right about the destination and development of my data, Informatica MDM is here to simplify all these processes for its users.
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Cons

Databricks

  • Better Localized Testing
  • When they were primarily OSS Spark; it was easier to test/manage releases versus the newer DB Runtime. Wish there was more configuration in Runtime less pick a version.
  • Graphing Support went non-existent; when it was one of their compelling general engine.
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Informatica

  • It is unfortunate how this program has a couple of limitations in terms of insertions; it does not have the ability to agglomerate and archive the data in real-time by groups.
  • To have automation functions, the program is very limited in performing one task at a time, compared to other systems that perform functions simultaneously.
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Pricing Details

Databricks Lakehouse Platform

Starting Price

$0.07 Per DBU

Editions & Modules

Databricks Lakehouse Platform editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Standard$0.071
Premium$0.102
Enterprise$0.133

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Informatica MDM

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Informatica MDM editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Usability

    Databricks

    Because it is an amazing platform for designing experiments and delivering a deep dive analysis that requires execution of highly complex queries, as well as it allows to share the information and insights across the company with their shared workspaces, while keeping it secured.

    in terms of graph generation and interaction it could improve their UI and UX
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    Informatica

    It is still a little verbose and ETL tools are getting more famous. Data preparation will always be a challenge, and informatica has the capability.
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    Support Rating

    Databricks

    One of the best customer and technology support that I have ever experienced in my career. You pay for what you get and you get the Rolls Royce. It reminds me of the customer support of SAS in the 2000s when the tools were reaching some limits and their engineer wanted to know more about what we were doing, long before "data science" was even a name. Databricks truly embraces the partnership with their customer and help them on any given challenge.
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    Informatica

    I'm not sure since I never used support. My colleagues never had any issues with it, therefore my rating would be an 8 with a certain range of uncertainty.
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    Alternatives Considered

    Databricks

    Databricks has a much better edge than Synapse in hundred different ways. Databricks has Photon engine, faster available release in cloud and databricks does not run on Open source spark version so better optimization, better performance and better agility and all kind of performance boost can be achieved in Databricks rather Open source synapse spark
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    Informatica

    Informatica MDM has proven it's worth in the organization by driving the revenue growth. It saves our lot of time by filtering out duplicate values and helps in solving critical business problems. It is very helpful when we deal with a lot of data. Apart from this we can populate data on various third party integration which is most useful case
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    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Databricks

    The problem with this tool and all other ones that are at the top of the industry, it's so expensive that soon as another one will be on the market and deliver the same or different value, it will be catastrophic for them. So you get the fact that they are cashing every dime right now like SAS or Hadoop once did. Now, look at them
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    Informatica

    No answers on this topic

    Professional Services

    Databricks

    Again, another level of professional services, this is not their biggest strength but this is the cherry on top. I couldn't think about any other professional services like this one. Now I'm talking about meaningful services that really help out our project and delivery.
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    Informatica

    No answers on this topic

    Return on Investment

    Databricks

    • Machine learning is a very new concept and not many universities offer to teach it. My school and a few others have been utilizing Databricks as one of the tools to teach and learn machine learning. By doing this, my university is creating a strong future workforce for the job market.
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    Informatica

    • Easy pulling many project data across other data management solutions through the entire infrastructure.
    • Useful and powerful software for data mining and its capability for real-time data analytics production is effective.
    • Informatica MDM tools are reliable like its reporting features and the data security offered is amazing.
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