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January 23, 2019

A mature product that gets the job done

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Overall Satisfaction with Oracle Data Service Integrator

Oracle Data Service Integrator was primarily used by our Finance Department for budgetary purposes.The Data Warehouse portion holds the potential to be a rich source of information for all departments across the entire organization, once we show them how powerful it can be. Federated Data Services allow users easy access to a single point of reference for disparate information across the enterprise.
  • A greatly improved experience since the redesign of the user interface to be more flow-based
  • It integrates well with Oracle GoldenGate
  • It reduces data integration costs across heterogeneous systems
  • If not bundled with other products, the price can be prohibitively expensive
  • SAP connectors tend to be a little expensive and slightly difficult to use
  • The audit module had some difficulties debugging failed instances
  • It provided terrific bulk data movement and data transformation services which we desperately needed
  • It allowed to reduce development costs and lower the total cost of ownership among disparate architectures
  • The enterprise edition's ELT allowed us to generate native code for wildly varied RDBMS
Yes - I am a member of the DC Metropolitan Area Oracle Applications Users Group.

I learned about the uses of Oracle Data Service Integrator from other members of my Users Group. Without their guidance and knowledge, I may have found this powerful tool by myself... eventually... but it would have been too late. I was able to find exactly the right tool to address a current business problem which we were facing.
Denodo is great, but if you want or need local storage and/or replication, then Oracle Data Service Integrator is the way to go. ODSI allowed us to perform data aggregation and run reports against locally stored data, which was a must in our environment. Oracle is the clear winner when it comes to choosing a mature product that gets the job done.
Once Oracle Data Service Integrator is set up properly, it is quite simple to snatch data from a myriad of disparate sources and put them into a single repository. Due to cost factors, it is not for the faint of heart; however, if you can handle it, the benefits will quickly outpace the initial investment. To take full advantage of the power of ODSI, I would recommend the training that Oracle provides.