BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS vs Jitterbit Harmony comparison

 

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Executive Summary
 

Categories and Ranking

BMC Data Management for IMS...
Average Rating
8.6
Number of Reviews
2
Ranking in other categories
Database Development and Management (19th)
Jitterbit Harmony
Average Rating
8.6
Number of Reviews
13
Ranking in other categories
Data Integration (37th), Workload Automation (21st), Cloud Data Integration (19th), Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) (13th)
 

Featured Reviews

RS
Feb 29, 2024
Improves disaster recovery processes and offers an efficient CPU cycle optimization
Using BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on z/OS has greatly improved our database administration tasks. Although we don't test the database before production, we have experienced benefits in disaster recovery situations and capacity management. For instance, when facing capacity issues during…
Mohamed Abd Kader - PeerSpot reviewer
Jun 27, 2023
An easy-to-setup solution with good stability
We use Jitterbit to connect cloud solutions with our on-premises ERP system We connect cloud solutions to our on-premise ERP system easily using Jitterbit. It is its most valuable feature.  The solution's API management capabilities need improvement. We have been using the solution for almost…

Quotes from Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
 

Pros

"BMC Data Management improved our data recovery process by simplifying it."
"I have worked with DB2's great features in the last five years. The IDAA feature transformed the vision of warehousing, business analytics, and big data at my bank. Besides the mainframe, I saw that this solution was evolutionary. It gives real-time information."
"The fluid user interface (probably the most user friendly interface, when compared to its competitors)."
"The Cloud Console for monitoring and troubleshooting data operations."
"Easy integration with Salesforce"
"It is very easy to build integrations and processes to pull and push data."
"Jitterbit provides the ability to quickly map data between files and databases."
"Integrity, ease of use, user-friendly user interface, and errorless logs are the most valuable features."
"It runs like an appliance and has tremendous throughput."
"We only use small parts of the solution, however, the parts that we use are quite adequate."
 

Cons

"DB2 is a hard tool to grasp. It's hard for users to learn how to use it. It's not easy to see how it works."
"One area for improvement with this product could be in providing clearer guidance and tools for disaster recovery planning and execution."
"Looping through complex data structures can be difficult."
"I would like the ability to offer a dedicated cloud version for security."
"In the past few months, there have been some server downtimes during work hours that have affected some critical scheduled integrations."
"The initial setup can be a little bit difficult."
"Sometimes additional connectors are needed."
"Sometimes we experience disconnections and I have to close all Jitterbit programs."
"Its API management capabilities need improvement."
"You need to have some development skills or hire a Jitterbit engineer to make changes."
 

Pricing and Cost Advice

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"I do believe Jitterbit has one of the better pricing and licensing options out there compared to its competitors."
"Each business needs to determine if it is a mission critical aspect."
"The solution's cost is mid-ranged compared to other vendors."
"The Jitterbit price is based upon endpoints. They also offer ERP connectors with their Enterprise edition"
"The added bonus is that Jitterbit doesn't charge for any data volume/traffic."
"Jitterbit was extremely cost effective for us compared to other options."
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Top Industries

By visitors reading reviews
Financial Services Firm
26%
Insurance Company
15%
Government
11%
Manufacturing Company
9%
Computer Software Company
17%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Healthcare Company
7%
 

Company Size

By reviewers
Large Enterprise
Midsize Enterprise
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Questions from the Community

What do you like most about BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS?
BMC Data Management improved our data recovery process by simplifying it.
What needs improvement with BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS?
One area for improvement with this product could be in providing clearer guidance and tools for disaster recovery planning and execution. As someone involved in managing infrastructure, understandi...
What advice do you have for others considering BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on zOS?
From my perspective as an infrastructure guy, the most valuable aspect of BMC's data management solutions was their ability to optimize CPU cycles, improving IMS performance without directly impact...
What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Jitterbit Harmony Platform?
The solution's cost is mid-ranged compared to other vendors. I rate its pricing a six out of ten.
What needs improvement with Jitterbit Harmony Platform?
The solution's API management capabilities need improvement.
 

Also Known As

BMC Data Management for IMS and DB2 on z/OS, Data Management for IMS and DB2 on z/OS
Jitterbit, Jitterbit Harmony
 

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