Talend Data Preparation

Talend Data Preparation empowers anyone to quickly prepare data for trusted insights throughout the organization.

Speed up data preparation to focus on data analytics

Data analysts spend up to 80% of their time cleaning data instead of analyzing it. What if you could slash that time with a browser-based, point-and-click tool? Follow the machine learning-based smart guides and visual discovery to quickly identify errors. Apply rules to massive datasets; reuse and share in one click.

Accelerate your data preparation time

Data Preparation Features


  • SaaS: Salesforce, Marketo, NetSuite, Workday
  • Cloud Storage and File Systems: Amazon S3, Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, Google Cloud Storage, HDFS
  • NoSQL: Elasticsearch
  • Cloud Data Warehouse and Data Lakes: Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Google BigQuery
  • RDBMS: Amazon RDS (Amazon Aurora, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB) and any JDBC compatible data source
  • REST Data Services
  • Local Excel or CSV files
  • Talend Cloud apps fully leverages Talend’s integration capabilities to natively connect databases, files, cloud-based applications and more, and to also connect to Big Data Hadoop distributions, and NoSQL databases
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Data Preparation and Stewardship

  • Import, export and combine data from database, Excel, CSV, Parquet and AVRO files
    Export to Tableau
  • Self-service on-demand access to sanctioned datasets
  • Share data preparations and datasets
  • Operationalize preparations into any data, big data or cloud integration flow
  • Run preparations on Apache Beam
  • Auto-discovery, standardization, auto-profiling, smart suggestions, and data visualization
  • Customization of semantic type for auto-profiling and standardization
  • Smart and selective sampling and full-runs
  • Data tracking and masking with role-based security
  • Cleansing and enrichment functions
  • Data sampling, semantic discovery, and auto-profiling
  • Social curation with data sharing, ratings and endorsement
  • Cross reference between datasets and data preparations for data lineage and impact analysis
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Make data better together with self-service and collaborative options

Make data better together

Talend Data Preparation combines intuitive self-service data preparation and data curation functionality with collaboration capabilities, allowing lines of business and IT to work together to create data the entire company can trust. Users can share preparations and datasets or embed data preparations into batch, bulk, and live data integration scenarios.

Make data governance easy

Talend Data Preparation offers governed self-service to data by providing role-based access, masking rules, and workflow-based data curation. Everyone across the organization gets data access while IT can ensure compliance and reduce risk. 

Govern data with role-based access
Talend customer: AstraZeneca

For every dollar we spend on a data initiative, we are able to get 40$ in return.

Andy McPhee, Science and Enabling Units Data & Analytics Engineering Lead, AstraZeneca

For our client base, it is important that they know they are targeting the proper
healthcare professionals. So, having clean data is vital. Talend Cloud Data Preparation helps us deliver that.

Jermaine Ransom, Vice President of Data Services, DMD Marketing Corp.
Talend customer: Uniper

With our new data analytics platform, powered by Talend, we now can better understand where the market is going, which helps us optimize energy trading while managing risk and complying with regulations.

René Greiner, Vice President for Data Integration, Uniper SE

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