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Likelihood to Recommend

Matillion

Matillion is great for handling bulk and 'delta' loads to your warehouse, i.e. updating the warehouse with only those records updated since the last execution of the pipeline. The components and Python scripting provide a huge amount of flexibility in what the pipeline does, but you do need to have the expertise to know how to implement it properly.Matillion has been less good at extracting data from APIs. The functionality was found to be complex and it was unclear how to manage things like pagination and rate limiting in API calls.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

I asked questions about a warm standby and multicast replication. We ended up using bi-directional replication and a warm standby db. Having 3 or more live OLTP DB's where each was read-write was going to be difficult to manage for contention if the same table was being updated. We stuck with an easier solution to have only two OLTP's, and then used additional DB's as read-only DW's.
Bruce Speidel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Source Connection

Matillion
7.9
SAP Replication Server
9.9
Connect to traditional data sources
Matillion
8.3
SAP Replication Server
9.8
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL
Matillion
7.6
SAP Replication Server
10.0

Data Transformations

Matillion
8.1
SAP Replication Server
9.8
Simple transformations
Matillion
8.6
SAP Replication Server
9.9
Complex transformations
Matillion
7.5
SAP Replication Server
9.8

Data Modeling

Matillion
7.2
SAP Replication Server
8.1
Data model creation
Matillion
7.6
SAP Replication Server
8.2
Metadata management
Matillion
6.6
SAP Replication Server
8.2
Business rules and workflow
Matillion
7.4
SAP Replication Server
7.4
Collaboration
Matillion
6.8
SAP Replication Server
8.3
Testing and debugging
Matillion
6.3
SAP Replication Server
8.4
feature 1
Matillion
8.2
SAP Replication Server

Data Governance

Matillion
6.5
SAP Replication Server
8.2
Integration with data quality tools
Matillion
6.6
SAP Replication Server
9.8
Integration with MDM tools
Matillion
6.3
SAP Replication Server
6.6

Pros

Matillion

  • The workspace is drag and drop, which makes it intuitive and easy to use.
  • Server creation and management is robust. We haven't had to worry too much about it once we got it created.
  • The job scheduler is very simple and intuitive.
  • Matillion allows you to run Python, which grants almost unlimited flexibility, even without using any other components.
Hyrum Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

  • guaranteed delivery
  • high availability
  • scalable
  • low latency
  • data transformation
Gene Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Matillion

  • Limited selection of instance sizes - Larger organizations and groups my need to set up multilple instances depending on estimations on concurrent users.
  • Lack of complete github, gitlab, or other source control integration - it has internal versioning but it is limited. Manual job exports currently don't lend well for useful DIFFs comparison when using those technologies.
  • Needs more options for authentication and security - User creation is very manual and can be tedious and difficult to manage for larger installations.
Patrick Hildreth | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

  • So far we have not dealt with any challenges since we started to utilise its functionality or high speed data replication, with integrated transnational data from different data sources to exchange the replication of data.
  • Our only small concern is it takes extra effort to maintain the hardware and you need special DBAs skills to properly utilise its functionality with its capacity .
Pradeep Bele | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Matillion

Matillion 7.1
Based on 2 answers
With the current experience of Matillion, we are likely to renew with the current feature option but will also look for improvement in various areas including scalability and dependability. 1. Connectors: It offers various connectors option but isn't full proof which we will be looking forward as we grow.2. Scalability: As usage increase, we want Matillion system to be more stable.
Sudarshan Kothari | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Matillion

Matillion 7.8
Based on 87 answers
Pretty good UI, especially for a completely web-based system. Source control integration is a bit clunky at times, but overall makes code versioning and branching much more simple, since it's largely within the same context as the rest of the code. Finding some core settings can be difficult - they're just not where one would expect them to be.
Britton Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Matillion

Matillion 7.6
Based on 4 answers
For most of users support can provide needed help. And it is always in a really short time frame.In some really advanced cases there was necessary to include highly tech people and there was a lot of back and forth. Because I have a case that is not resolved for more than a year and the bug is based on initial bad implementation (Google AdManager component) I would suggest that sometimes don't rush to publish something that is not ready.
Aleksa Topalović | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

SAP Replication Server 10.0
Based on 1 answer
SAP support has been outstanding. They have quick response times and always meet their SLAs. Any time we have an issue that needs to be researched they are able to get back to us quickly with resolution.
Gene Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Matillion

Matillion 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Not really a part of the implementation to give fare insight.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Matillion

There's a number of systems not available to enter in here that we also took a look at: AWS Data pipeline, Airflow, Xplenty, etc. The reason we chose Matillion is for the balance of features (ability to connect into cloud data sources like Jira), a simple interface to put together Data pipelines (that required little to no coding), and a reasonable price point. Matillion is pretty unique in that it hits a balance of all three of those requirements.
Kris Shinn | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

Hands down Sybase has the best replication
Bruce Speidel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Matillion

Matillion 6.7
Based on 79 answers
Instance size can be upgraded or downgraded with few clicks and hourly billing rate will change immediately. No need to restart Matillion instance. Matillion Enterprise edition has several benefits and will be activated automatically by configuring ">=m4." large instance size
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Matillion

  • Matillion has dramatically decreased the time it takes to create new ETL
  • Matillion has reduced the amount of time it takes to execute our daily ETL processing (by 50% or more)
  • Matillion has increased the number of people who can develop ETL by making ETL development easier
  • Matillion has increased the variety of data sources we can bring into our data warehouse
  • Matillion has made it a little harder to manage source control and deployment
Matthew Burr | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

  • A positive is that it allow quick business decision making on the basis of real time data. Huge time saving for business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Matillion

General

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

SAP Replication Server

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Matillion
7.6
SAP Replication Server
9.8

Likelihood to Renew

Matillion
7.1
SAP Replication Server

Usability

Matillion
7.8
SAP Replication Server

Support Rating

Matillion
7.6
SAP Replication Server
10.0

Implementation Rating

Matillion
8.2
SAP Replication Server

Scalability

Matillion
6.7
SAP Replication Server

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