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Why Use an Open Source Data Transformation Solution from Talend ?
As corporations and public organizations absorb an ever-growing volume and variety of data, IT groups are challenged to implement data transformation processes that get data to the right location, in the right form, at the right time. Why should an IT group turn to Talend's open source software to manage their data transformation projects? The reasons are compelling.
Cost-Effective and Ready to Start Today
Talend's open source data transformation solutions are highly cost-effective when compared to the alternatives of building tools in house or purchasing proprietary software. Talend Open Studio for Data Integration, which you can download for free and use under the GPL open source license for as long as you want, has ample functionality for most data transformation projects. For your largest, most mission-critical projects, the enterprise grade Talend Data Integration is available on a subscription basis, for a fraction of the cost of comparable proprietary software.
Further, with Talend open source solutions, you can start work right away. Talend Open Studio for Data Integration is ready to download and use today for free, and any data transformation projects that you start on Talend Open Studio for Data Integration can migrate seamlessly to Talend Data Integration if your needs grow to enterprise scale in the future.
Mature, Powerful Data Transformation Technology
Talend's data integration systems have been available as open source software since 2006. Talend's open source integration software has been downloaded millions of times, and has hundreds of thousands of users ranging from small start-ups to some of the largest corporations in the world.
Talend Open Studio for Data Integration features an Eclipse-based integrated development environment with hundreds of built-in data connectors and logical components that support all dimensions of data extraction, data transformation, and data loading. Talend Data Integration extends Talend Open Studio for Data Integration with enterprise grade functionality such as group collaboration facilities and versioning controls; project monitoring and auditing mechanisms; support for advanced data controls such as real-time data cleaning and change data capture; built-in load balancing with automatic failover; and support for publishing data transformation jobs as an SOA web service.
Accessible and Open
While Talend Open Studio for Data Integration and Talend Data Integration have all the functionality that you need for any data transformation job, as open source solutions they also give you the option of going "under the hood" to extend the application code for your own specific purposes. Also in keeping with the open source philosophy, Talend solutions adhere to open standards and support other innovative open source technologies such as JBoss Rules for business rules and Hadoop for mass volume storage.
A Community to Tap Into
The Talend user community is large and active, and regularly trades tips and code through platforms such as the Talend Forum and Talend Exchange. While the Talend community is an excellent source of advice and insights, Talend also backs its products with comprehensive user documentation and a wealth of web-based training materials. With Talend Data Integration, professional technical support from Talend is also available.
Learn more about Talend’s data integration solutions from the many resources on this web site, or download Talend Open Studio for Data Integration today and start benefiting from the leading open source data integration tool.
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