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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

Tableau Prep

Tableau Prep is a great software if all you need to do is prep some files and do some simple joins and other simple data prep steps in order to get your data in Tableau shape. However, if working with large sets of data and doing more complex calculations and other more complex data prep, there are better products on the market.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud Data Integration

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

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

Tableau Prep

  • Data cleaning.
  • Data exploration/validation.
Anonymous | 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

Tableau Prep

  • A stand alone product vs integrated
  • More training of a specialized tool
Todd Coble | 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

Tableau Prep

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

Tableau Prep

Tableau Prep 7.0
Based on 2 answers
I have not really had to reach out for any kind of customer support for Tableau Prep, so I can't really say. However, the support that Tableau has given for their other products has been great, so I would assume it would be the same here. They are also constantly adding new features and providing software updates, and that is always a plus.
Anonymous | 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

Tableau Prep

Before Prep, we had to do all the data joining and connecting in a Tableau Workbook. Not only did this cause workbooks connected with live data to run frustratingly slowly, a new connection and set-up had to be established every time a new workbook as created, even if you were working with the same data. The extracts produced by Prep allow several workbooks to be working from the same data set-up without any additional work, saving time and stress.
Anonymous | 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

Tableau Prep

  • We found that the ROI did not over come our costs
Todd Coble | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Oracle Data Integrator

General

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

Tableau Prep

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Data Integrator
8.4
Tableau Prep
7.2

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Data Integrator
10.0
Tableau Prep

Support Rating

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Prep
7.0

Implementation Rating

Oracle Data Integrator
7.0
Tableau Prep

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