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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 Server

Tableau Server is extremely well suited for a company with a few dedicated analysts creating dashboards and reports for a few stakeholders. It is also great at handling a large amount of report viewers, but it is more expensive because you have to pay for each user.
Jacob Rasmussen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud Data Integration

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

BI Standard Reporting

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.9
Pixel Perfect reports
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
9.1
Customizable dashboards
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
8.0
Report Formatting Templates
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
6.7

Ad-hoc Reporting

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.3
Drill-down analysis
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.5
Formatting capabilities
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.5
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
6.8
Report sharing and collaboration
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.6

Report Output and Scheduling

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.1
Publish to Web
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
8.0
Publish to PDF
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.3
Report Versioning
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.4
Report Delivery Scheduling
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.7
Delivery to Remote Servers
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
5.1

Data Discovery and Visualization

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.1
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.7
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.7
Predictive Analytics
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
5.9

Access Control and Security

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.7
Multi-User Support (named login)
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.7
Role-Based Security Model
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.8
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.8
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.7

Mobile Capabilities

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.4
Responsive Design for Web Access
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.0
Dedicated iOS Application
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.6
Dedicated Android Application
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.5
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.2

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
6.1
REST API
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.1
Javascript API
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
7.1
iFrames
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
6.3
Java API
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
5.6
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
6.1
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
4.6

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 Server

  • Tableau server's portal and general look is really convenient and pretty. Users feel comfortable using it.
  • The learning curve of Tableau Server from an end-user perspective is really short. For the creator of content, it is a little more complex but easy to learn. Tableau has really succeeded in creating a user-friendly software.
  • From an administration point of view, Tableau is great. Installation and housekeeping are really easy and quick.
  • Visuals are really appealing and will help "sell" your presentations.
  • Tableau allows connectivity to a huge selection of data sources and data formats.
  • Online training for software is free and of very good quality.
Mathieu Gaouette | 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 Server

  • Tableau Server is sometimes referred to as simply Microsoft Excel with a power boost. I understand the reason analysts say this. It is because the software is almost exclusively a visualization software. If you're looking for truly advanced analytics combined with cutting-edge visualization, Tableau Server isn't it.
  • Tableau Server limits the type of graphs a user can create. There are numerous workarounds for different graph types, but they are not easy to implement.
  • Tableau Server can sometimes be slow to render graphics with lots of data and calculated fields.
Thomas Young | 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 Server

Tableau Server 10.0
Based on 20 answers
We will continue our use of Tableau server due to the following factors:- Cost effectiveness. This persists from year-to-year. Tableau consistently gives us the best value for the cost- Reliability. Tableau server has been rock-solid for our users, particularly during emergencies.- Innovation. You can bet that Tableau will release stable new versions on a regular basis.We have often experienced the need for a function in Tableau that will be included in a future release.
Henry Yennie | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Oracle Data Integrator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 9.0
Based on 11 answers
User experience is the most important factor to consider whenever considering capabilities for non-technical business users. If the learning curve is so steep business users must be advanced users to be productive, you hit the wall of diminishing returns, this is exceptionally true when it comes to analyzing data. Transforming data analysts into BI development experts shifts the focus of the analyst from analyzing data to mastering software. Tableau does a masterful job at minimizing the technology and maximizing the users understanding of their data.
Dwight Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Oracle Data Integrator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 9.0
Based on 9 answers
Over the past few years our company has expanded the use of Tableau. We've moved from 250 interactors to well over 1500 server interactions during that timeframe. During the expansion interactors we've yet to expereince any significant degradation of service
George McCarrolle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Oracle Data Integrator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 8.1
Based on 8 answers
While there are definitely cases where a user can do things that will make a particular worksheet or dashboard run slowly, overall the performance is extremely fast. The user experience of exploratory analysis particularly shines, there's nothing out there with the polish of Tableau.
Jonathan Drummey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Oracle Data Integrator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 9.1
Based on 12 answers
I think the folks that work in support are generally pretty good at what they do (when you get them on a WebEx). But the process of reporting issues to them and waiting for a response (via email only) is a hassle. I never understood why you can't just call them up and discuss the issues with them. It would take a handful of email exchanges before they would agree to a WebEx session. That was frustrating.
Mashhood Syed | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Oracle Data Integrator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 8.0
Based on 4 answers
In our case, they hired a private third party consultant to train our dept. It was extremely boring and felt like it dragged on. Everything I learned was self taught so I was not really paying attention. But I do think that you can easily spend a week on the tool and go over every nook and cranny. We only had the consultant in for a day or two.
Mashhood Syed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Oracle Data Integrator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 9.0
Based on 9 answers
The Tableau website is full of videos that you can follow at your own pace. As a very small company with a Tableau install, access to these free resources was incredibly useful to allowing me to implement Tableau to its potential in a reasonable and proportionate manner.
Mel Stephenson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Oracle Data Integrator

Oracle Data Integrator 7.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Tableau Server

Tableau Server 9.1
Based on 13 answers
My department was largely Excel and paper-based when I started, so there's been a tremendous amount of work to get the data into shape, so when I look at the overall implementation of our visualization and reporting infrastructure, I'm less satisfied. Tableau has been wonderful, the one place that would get me to a 10 is if it was easier to tune workbook performance on Tableau Server, there are a huge number of variables to deal with across the workbook/application/hardware stack. In a small environment like ours that takes more effort than I'd like.
Jonathan Drummey | 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 Server

There were a lot of reasons why we chose Tableau and the least is the cost but also the way Tableau stores data in the columnar fashion instead of in Cubes. We went through a painstaking selection process and at the end, came down to a couple of vendors and we ended up with the product that was least to pair up with Amazon Web Services to create a decent and cost-effective proof of concept and we landed with the solution we have today.
Siggy Tetteh, CSSGB, MBA, MCP | 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 Server

  • It has helped improve reporting capabilities from traditional to modern ways to view data.
  • It has helped in terms of using new maps and charts for devices availability and which is unique and insightful.
  • Interactive features attracted our client to look up business intelligence and other areas.
Sachin Basappa | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Oracle Data Integrator

General

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

Tableau Server

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Data Integrator
8.4
Tableau Server
7.7

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Data Integrator
10.0
Tableau Server
10.0

Usability

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
9.0

Reliability and Availability

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
9.0

Performance

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
8.1

Support Rating

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
9.1

In-Person Training

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
8.0

Online Training

Oracle Data Integrator
Tableau Server
9.0

Implementation Rating

Oracle Data Integrator
7.0
Tableau Server
9.1

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