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Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Data Integrator

Oracle Data Integrator is well suited in all the situations where you need to integrate data from and to different systems/technologies/environments or to schedule some tasks. I've used it on Oracle Database (Data Warehouses or Data Marts), with great loading and transforming performances to accomplish any kind of relational task. This is true for all Oracle applications (like Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, and so on).I've also used it to manage files on different operating systems, to execute procedures in various languages and to read and write data from and to non-Oracle technologies, and I can confirm that its performances have always been very good.It can become less appropriate depending on the expenses that can be afforded by the customer since its license costs are quite high.
Paolo Borghi | 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

Cloud Data Integration

Oracle Data Integrator
7.8
SAP Replication Server
Pre-built connectors
Oracle Data Integrator
7.8
SAP Replication Server
Connector modification
Oracle Data Integrator
7.8
SAP Replication Server
Support for real-time and batch integration
Oracle Data Integrator
7.5
SAP Replication Server
Data quality services
Oracle Data Integrator
8.6
SAP Replication Server
Data security features
Oracle Data Integrator
7.8
SAP Replication Server
Monitoring console
Oracle Data Integrator
7.5
SAP Replication Server

Data Source Connection

Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
9.9
Connect to traditional data sources
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
9.7
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
10.0

Data Transformations

Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
9.8
Simple transformations
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
9.8
Complex transformations
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
9.7

Data Modeling

Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
8.1
Data model creation
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
8.2
Metadata management
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
8.2
Business rules and workflow
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
7.5
Collaboration
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
8.3
Testing and debugging
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
8.4

Data Governance

Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
8.2
Integration with data quality tools
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
9.7
Integration with MDM tools
Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
6.7

Pros

Oracle Data Integrator

  • Oracle Data Integrator nearly addresses every data issue that one can expect. Oracle Data Integrator is tightly integrated to the Oracle Suite of products. This is one of the major strengths of Oracle Data Integrator. Oracle Data Integrator is part of the Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Suite - which is highly used by various industries. This tool replaced Informatica ETL in Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Suite.
  • Oracle Data Integrator comes with many pre-written data packages. If one has to load data from Excel to Oracle Database, there is a package that is ready available for them - cutting down lot of effort on writing the code. Similarly, there are packages for Oracle to SQL, SQL to Oracle and all other possible combinations. Developers love this feature.
  • Oracle Data Integrator relies highly on the database for processing. This is actually an ELT tool rather than an ETL tool. It first loads all the data into target instance and then transforms it at the expense of database resources. This light footprint makes this tool very special.
  • The other major advantage of Oracle Data Integrator, like any other Oracle products, is a readily available developer pool. As all Oracle products are free to download for demo environments, many organizations prefer to play around with a product before purchasing it. Also, Oracle support and community is a big advantage compared to other vendors.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

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

Cons

Oracle Data Integrator

  • ODI does not have an intuitive user interface. It is powerful, but difficult to figure out at first. There is a significant learning curve between usability, proficiency, and mastery of the tool.
  • ODI contains some frustrating bugs. It is Java based and has some caching issues, often requiring you to restart the program before you see your code changes stick.
  • ODI does not have a strong versioning process. It is not intuitive to keep an up to date repository of versioned code packages. This can create versioning issues between environments if you do not have a strong external code versioning process.
James Parks | 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

Oracle Data Integrator

Oracle Data Integrator 10.0
Based on 4 answers
It is maturing and over time will have a good pool of resources. Each new version has addressed the issues of the previous ones. Its getting better and bigger.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Oracle Data Integrator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Alternatives Considered

Oracle Data Integrator

I have used the Pentaho Data Integrator ETL tools in different projects with the SQL Server Integration Services product from the Microsoft product family. Oracle Data Integrator ETL product is efficient in projects where Oracle databases are heavily used. The end-user interface of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is quite simple and straightforward. It also has an active user community. You can find solutions in these communities for the problems you are experiencing. Since the Pentaho Data Integrator ETL is an open-source application, you can bring your ETL design costs to a very reasonable level. This project will contribute positively to your expenses.
zahit bogus | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP Replication Server

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

Return on Investment

Oracle Data Integrator

  • Lead time to complete data integration and transformation project was reduced due to Oracle Data Integrator tools that helped in setting up transformations relatively quickly once it was set up.
  • Reduced lead time helped in reducing project cost as less resources were spent in data conversion project.
  • Overall data consolidation project resulted in quick integration of data from varied DBMS and data sources.
Anonymous | 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

Pricing Details

Oracle Data Integrator

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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

Oracle Data Integrator
8.4
SAP Replication Server
9.7

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Data Integrator
10.0
SAP Replication Server

Support Rating

Oracle Data Integrator
SAP Replication Server
10.0

Implementation Rating

Oracle Data Integrator
7.0
SAP Replication Server

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