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Score 7.6 out of 100
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

InfoSphere

Information Server is extremely useful to replace manual developments that require a lot of coding effort. It significantly increases the productivity of the initial development and the future maintenance of the processes since it has a visual development environment with self-documentation.
Karina Gonzalez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Source Connection

InfoSphere
8.4
Talend Open Studio
7.4
Connect to traditional data sources
InfoSphere
9.3
Talend Open Studio
7.1
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL
InfoSphere
7.5
Talend Open Studio
7.8

Data Transformations

InfoSphere
9.8
Talend Open Studio
6.9
Simple transformations
InfoSphere
10.0
Talend Open Studio
5.9
Complex transformations
InfoSphere
9.7
Talend Open Studio
7.8

Data Modeling

InfoSphere
9.1
Talend Open Studio
7.4
Data model creation
InfoSphere
9.9
Talend Open Studio
6.9
Metadata management
InfoSphere
9.1
Talend Open Studio
7.8
Business rules and workflow
InfoSphere
9.4
Talend Open Studio
6.8
Collaboration
InfoSphere
9.2
Talend Open Studio
7.0
Testing and debugging
InfoSphere
7.1
Talend Open Studio
8.7
feature 1
InfoSphere
10.0
Talend Open Studio

Data Governance

InfoSphere
9.9
Talend Open Studio
6.5
Integration with data quality tools
InfoSphere
10.0
Talend Open Studio
6.0
Integration with MDM tools
InfoSphere
9.9
Talend Open Studio
7.0

Pros

InfoSphere

  • IIS best for ETL ,not ELT , and many and diffrent source systems.
  • It also can process big data , unstuctured data
  • It is not only DWH , you can use infosphere for analys and see the bigger architecture of your OLTP systems
Gunes INAL | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

  • 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
Jose Miguel Siu Navarro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

InfoSphere

  • I would be nice to have a new web development environment for DataStage.
  • Connectivity Packs such as Pack for SAP Application are a little pricey.
  • It is confusing for new developers the possibility of developing jobs using different execution engines such as Parallel or Server.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

InfoSphere

InfoSphere 8.0
Based on 1 answer
  • Scale of implementation
  • IBM techsupport
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

Talend Open Studio 10.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

InfoSphere

InfoSphere 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Very usable and user accessible
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

Talend Open Studio 3.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
federico nastasi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

InfoSphere

InfoSphere 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Information does load quick, but it depends on what's being done, the backend database seems to be the biggest bottleneck
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

Talend Open Studio 4.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
federico nastasi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

InfoSphere

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Talend Open Studio

Talend Open Studio 4.9
Based on 5 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

InfoSphere

DataStage is more robust and stable than ODIThe ability to perform complex transformations or implement business rules is much more developed in DS
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

InfoSphere

  • If you don't use all of the product family, it will be expensive. But if you want to plan use all the products and you will position it in the center of your infrastructure ROI will be effective.
Gunes INAL | TrustRadius Reviewer

Talend Open Studio

  • 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.
Mike Blizman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

InfoSphere

General

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

Talend Open Studio

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

InfoSphere
7.7
Talend Open Studio
7.8

Likelihood to Renew

InfoSphere
8.0
Talend Open Studio
10.0

Usability

InfoSphere
9.0
Talend Open Studio
3.0

Performance

InfoSphere
8.0
Talend Open Studio
4.0

Support Rating

InfoSphere
Talend Open Studio
4.9

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