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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Denodo

Donodo is very well suited for large organizations with siloed datasets. Denodo thrives in these environments, since large organizations can afford the licensing costs, and are always tasked to mash up data from multiple environments throughout the organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAS Data Integration Studio

When data is in a system that needs a complex transformation to be usable for an average user. Such tasks as data residing in systems that have very different connection speeds. It can be integrated and used together after passing through the SAS Data Integration Studio removing timing issues from the users' worries. A part that is perhaps less appropriate is getting users who are not familiar with the source data to set up the load processes.
Donald Wildeboer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Source Connection

Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0
Connect to traditional data sources
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0

Data Transformations

Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
8.5
Simple transformations
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
9.0
Complex transformations
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
8.0

Data Modeling

Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.6
Data model creation
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0
Metadata management
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0
Business rules and workflow
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
9.0
Collaboration
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
8.0
Testing and debugging
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0

Data Governance

Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0
Integration with data quality tools
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0
Integration with MDM tools
Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
7.0

Pros

Denodo

  • Flat learning curve.
  • Does not need brilliant developers.
  • Less need for custom denodo wrappers, even if needed is not very complex.
  • Denodo stored procedures and functions helped address complex, not straightforward requirements.
  • Export/import deployment between environments was very helpful.
Karthick Subharaj Rajarathinam | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAS Data Integration Studio

  • Features to embed user defines SAS code to extract and transform data as per business requirements
  • Good security standards to manage users access and maintain different repositories
  • Enhanced Job Scheduling
  • Versioning control
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Denodo

  • Lack of Documentation and user community: Denodo continues to have a small community of super users, therefore there is not a lot of documentation out there in the event you get stuck.
  • Cost: Data virtualization isn't cheap, so smaller organizations might shy away from this technology due to the high licensing costs.
  • Caching strategy: Some slower datasets will require caching... which argues, why not just do traditional ETL if you need to do this?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAS Data Integration Studio

  • Sometimes parts of the data are not available, although this is generally because it is connected to so many different systems.
  • Price, it's not the cheapest software, however the value for dollars spent does seem to be good.
  • Sometimes all the different systems and platforms and folders and so forth get a bit overwhelming for new users.
Donald Wildeboer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Denodo

Denodo 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Denodo is very easy to use. It has a user-friendly drag and drop interface. I'm not a fan of the java platform it resides on.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAS Data Integration Studio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Denodo

Denodo 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Denodo is a tool to rapidly mash data sources together and create meaningful datasets. It does have its downfalls though. When you create larger, more complex datasets, you will most likely need to cache your datasets, regardless of how proper your joins are set up. Since DV takes data from multiple environments, you are taxing the corporate network, so you need to be conscious of how much data you are sending through the network and truly understand how and when to join datasets due to this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAS Data Integration Studio

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Denodo

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAS Data Integration Studio

SAS Data Integration Studio 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Good technical support from SAS.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Denodo

I did not use any other data virtualization platform. BizTalk is not the right comparison; it is an integration layer and for orchestration; do not use denodo as an orchestration layer, it is not for connecting upstreams to downstreams and orchestrate data flows, it is primarily for pulling information and presenting in a fashion that benefit the audience
Karthick Subharaj Rajarathinam | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAS Data Integration Studio

Because SAS Data Integration Studio is the third party it seems to work equally well with all our systems. That is to say that it doesn't really work better with Microsoft or Oracle but really just seems to work equally well with all of them. It has a very powerful back-end that allows us to transform and load our data quickly and efficiently programmer time wise.
Donald Wildeboer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Denodo

  • Improved time-to-market. We addressed new requirements in less than 2 person days.
  • Very agile. Easy to handle changing requirements. Like a new requirement, a change in requirement was not expensive either.
  • Platform issues were difficult to diagnose and debug.
Karthick Subharaj Rajarathinam | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAS Data Integration Studio

  • Can be used to automate SAS jobs
  • To extract and load data from multiple sources
  • Very high licensing cost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Denodo

General

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

SAS Data Integration Studio

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Denodo
8.0
SAS Data Integration Studio
8.0

Usability

Denodo
8.0
SAS Data Integration Studio

Performance

Denodo
8.0
SAS Data Integration Studio

Support Rating

Denodo
SAS Data Integration Studio
9.0

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