Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) vs. Xactly Connect

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Oracle Data Integrator is an ELT data integrator designed with interoperability other Oracle programs. The program focuses on a high-performance capacity to support Big Data use within Oracle.N/A
Xactly Connect
Score 6.5 out of 10
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Xactly Connect is a purpose-built platform designed to automate and integrate the secure flow of data from business applications across Xactly solutions. Connect enables organizations to apply custom business logic to data flows and use standardized automation processes to combine Xactly data with internal and external data sources.N/A
Pricing
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)Xactly Connect
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)Xactly Connect
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)Xactly Connect
Top Pros
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Features
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)Xactly Connect
Data Source Connection
Comparison of Data Source Connection features of Product A and Product B
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
9.6
11 Ratings
14% above category average
Xactly Connect
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Ratings
Connect to traditional data sources9.911 Ratings00 Ratings
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL9.39 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Transformations
Comparison of Data Transformations features of Product A and Product B
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
9.9
11 Ratings
16% above category average
Xactly Connect
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Simple transformations9.911 Ratings00 Ratings
Complex transformations9.911 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Modeling
Comparison of Data Modeling features of Product A and Product B
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
9.2
11 Ratings
12% above category average
Xactly Connect
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Data model creation9.310 Ratings00 Ratings
Metadata management9.510 Ratings00 Ratings
Business rules and workflow9.111 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration8.510 Ratings00 Ratings
Testing and debugging9.311 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Governance
Comparison of Data Governance features of Product A and Product B
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
9.1
9 Ratings
9% above category average
Xactly Connect
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Integration with data quality tools9.59 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with MDM tools8.77 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)Xactly Connect
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(29 ratings)
7.6
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(4 ratings)
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Usability
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6.7
(3 ratings)
Performance
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7.9
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
7.0
(1 ratings)
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User Testimonials
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)Xactly Connect
Likelihood to Recommend
Oracle
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.
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Xactly Corp
When the client has source data in Salesforce, Workday or flat files, it works really well. If the client has too much data, it can be really slow or require lots of preprocessing. It's often better to do as much of the calculations as you can in the configuration rather than on the Xactly Connect side. So that regular comp admins with Incent Connect training but no Xactly Connect are able to make changes.
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Pros
Oracle
  • 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.
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Xactly Corp
  • Flawless data integration
  • Helpful data checkpoints
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Cons
Oracle
  • 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.
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Xactly Corp
  • SQL isn't the same syntax in Connect as it is in Sequal Server Management Studio, making it difficult for communities outside of Xactly to help with certain issues.
  • Sometimes the scheduling part of the tool does not work as expected, but over all it is consistent.
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Likelihood to Renew
Oracle
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.
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Xactly Corp
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Usability
Oracle
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Xactly Corp
Very user-friendly for a programming tool.
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Performance
Oracle
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Xactly Corp
Xactly is a very helpful tool ensuring appropriate and correct data is used when calculating commissions. The interface loads timely, but it is not intuitive to use. The learning curve to be proficient in Xactly takes a significant amount of time.
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Alternatives Considered
Oracle
I have used Trifacta Google Data Prep quite a bit. We use Google Cloud Platform across our organization. The tools are very comparable in what they offer. I would say Data Prep has a slight edge in usability and a cleaner UI, but both of the tools have comparable toolsets.
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Xactly Corp
I have not used another product like Xactly Connect.
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Return on Investment
Oracle
  • From a business intelligence perspective, it allows us to provide users with the necessary data and information to make informed decisions.
  • Compared with other Oracle products and licensing, I do not think the pricing was unreasonable.
  • It is part of a larger install, so for ease of use, we purchased it with other Oracle products.
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Xactly Corp
  • Saves us 10+ hours of work on a weekly basis.
  • Ensures that the results are consistent without manual intervention.
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