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HVR Software vs. WhereScape RED
July 2022
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"StreamSets’ data drift resilience has reduced the time it takes us to fix data drift breakages. For example, in our previous Hadoop scenario, when we were creating the Sqoop-based processes to move data from source to destinations, we were getting the job done. That took approximately an hour to an hour and a half when we did it with Hadoop. However, with the StreamSets, since it works on a data collector-based mechanism, it completes the same process in 15 minutes of time. Therefore, it has saved us around 45 minutes per data pipeline or table that we migrate. Thus, it reduced the data transfer, including the drift part, by 45 minutes.""StreamSets data drift feature gives us an alert upfront so we know that the data can be ingested. Whatever the schema or data type changes, it lands automatically into the data lake without any intervention from us, but then that information is crucial to fix for downstream pipelines, which process the data into models, like Tableau and Power BI models. This is actually very useful for us. We are already seeing benefits. Our pipelines used to break when there were data drift changes, then we needed to spend about a week fixing it. Right now, we are saving one to two weeks. Though, it depends on the complexity of the pipeline, we are definitely seeing a lot of time being saved.""I have used Data Collector, Transformer, and Control Hub products from StreamSets. What I really like about these products is that they're very user-friendly. People who are not from a technological or core development background find it easy to get started and build data pipelines and connect to the databases. They would be comfortable like any technical person within a couple of weeks.""It is really easy to set up and the interface is easy to use.""In StreamSets, everything is in one place."

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"It is not like a traditional ETL, but it gives quite a lot of flexibility.""The compare feature is the most valuable piece of it.""Its arrays are powerful enough to handle migrations even when the replication is happening in the background, without causing any trouble with the ongoing traffic."

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"WhereScape is really helpful in terms of architecture data. Everything is one of automation. Two people can do thousands of tables in one day or two. It saves a lot of time.""I like the data vault implementations.""The most valuable feature is the metadata generated code."

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"We create pipelines or jobs in StreamSets Control Hub. It is a great feature, but if there is a way to have a folder structure or organize the pipelines and jobs in Control Hub, it would be great. I submitted a ticket for this some time back.""If you use JDBC Lookup, for example, it generally takes a long time to process data.""Currently, we can only use the query to read data from SAP HANA. What we would like to see, as soon as possible, is the ability to read from multiple tables from SAP HANA. That would be a really good thing that we could use immediately. For example, if you have 100 tables in SQL Server or Oracle, then you could just point it to the schema or the 100 tables and ingestion information. However, you can't do that in SAP HANA since StreamSets currently is lacking in this. They do not have a multi-table feature for SAP HANA. Therefore, a multi-table origin for SAP HANA would be helpful.""The logging mechanism could be improved. If I am working on a pipeline, then create a job out of it and it is running, it will generate constant logs. So, the logging mechanism could be simplified. Now, it is a bit difficult to understand and filter the logs. It takes some time.""We've seen a couple of cases where it appears to have a memory leak or a similar problem."

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"HVR Software's technical support could be improved. Whenever we log a case, the response that we get from the support is a bit delayed.""It should have a few more monitoring functionalities.""The documentation can be laid out better to make it easier to find things, and I really wish there was built-in support for changing passwords. Some features don't work as advertised for the platform/repository database, and HVR is not always the fastest at getting results."

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"Project-based searching of data objects in the data warehouse browser needs to be improved.""Customization could be better.""Technical support isn't the best."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "We are running the community version right now, which can be used free of charge."
  • "StreamSets Data Collector is open source. One can utilize the StreamSets Data Collector, but the Control Hub is the main repository where all the jobs are present. Everything happens in Control Hub."
  • "It has a CPU core-based licensing, which works for us and is quite good."
  • "There are different versions of the product. One is the corporate license version, and the other one is the open-source or free version. I have been using the corporate license version, but they have recently launched a new open-source version so that anybody can create an account and use it. The licensing cost varies from customer to customer. I don't have a lot of input on that. It is taken care of by PMO, and they seem fine with its pricing model. It is being used enterprise-wide. They seem to have got a good deal for StreamSets."
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  • "I don't have the exact information, but I know it is high, and it is on a yearly basis. There is no additional cost for what we're doing. We're always open to doing things cheaper, so we might potentially implement a different solution."
  • "I've heard that the license for HVR is a bit costly compared to its competitors, but since it's reliable and efficient, I think the customer shouldn't be bothered about the cost."
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  • "Our company purchased a corporate unlimited license."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:It is really easy to set up and the interface is easy to use.
    Top Answer:We've seen a couple of cases where it appears to have a memory leak or a similar problem. It grows for a bit and then… more »
    Top Answer:We typically use it to transport our Oracle raw datasets up to Microsoft Azure, and then into SQL databases there.
    Top Answer:Its arrays are powerful enough to handle migrations even when the replication is happening in the background, without… more »
    Top Answer:I've heard that the license for HVR is a bit costly compared to its competitors, but since it's reliable and efficient… more »
    Top Answer:In the next release, I'd like to see an automated version of HVR with a script that can be run on a management server… more »
    Top Answer:I like the data vault implementations.
    Top Answer:Customization could be better. When you need to modify or write some custom code, it can get a little messy. Performance… more »
    Top Answer:I used WhereScape RED to do a proof of concept and understand how it worked.
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    HVR, PSB HVR
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    Overview

    StreamSets offers an end-to-end data integration platform to build, run, monitor and manage smart data pipelines that deliver continuous data for DataOps, and power the modern data ecosystem and hybrid integration.

    Only StreamSets provides a single design experience for all design patterns for 10x greater developer productivity; smart data pipelines that are resilient to change for 80% less breakages; and a single pane of glass for managing and monitoring all pipelines across hybrid and cloud architectures to eliminate blind spots and control gaps.

    With StreamSets, you can deliver the continuous data that drives the connected enterprise.

    We Accelerate Data Movement so that you can Revolutionize Your Business HVR is designed to move large volumes of data FAST and efficiently in complex environments for real-time updates. Our goal is to keep your data moving and in sync as you adopt new technologies for storing, streaming, and analyzing data. Our scalable solution gives you everything you need for efficient data replication from beginning to end so that you can readily revolutionize your business for the modern world.

    WhereScape is data warehouse software that automates the Data Warehouse lifecycle. From implementation to maintenance, WhereScape will ensure your data warehouse projects are completed up to 5x faster than manual coding.

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    Sample Customers
    Availity, BT Group, Humana, Deluxe, GSK, RingCentral, IBM, Shell, SamTrans, State of Ohio, TalentFulfilled, TechBridge
    Aspen Marketing Services, CACI, Federal Inland Revenue Service, GlobalCollect, Lufthansa Systems, PostNl, US Coast Guard
    British American Tobacco, Cornell University, Allianz Benelux, Finnair, Solarwinds and many more.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Insurance Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    REVIEWERS
    Healthcare Company23%
    University23%
    Manufacturing Company23%
    Non Profit8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Insurance Company7%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise72%
    REVIEWERS
    Large Enterprise100%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise77%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise52%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise68%
    Buyer's Guide
    HVR Software vs. WhereScape RED
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about HVR Software vs. WhereScape RED and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    620,068 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    HVR Software is ranked 24th in Data Integration Tools with 3 reviews while WhereScape RED is ranked 23rd in Data Integration Tools with 3 reviews. HVR Software is rated 8.6, while WhereScape RED is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HVR Software writes "Good stability and scalability, easy setup, and valuable compare feature". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WhereScape RED writes "Quick to set up, flexible, and stable". HVR Software is most compared with Oracle GoldenGate, Qlik Replicate, AWS Database Migration Service, Matillion ETL and Informatica Cloud Data Integration, whereas WhereScape RED is most compared with SSIS, Azure Data Factory, Informatica PowerCenter, Talend Open Studio and Matillion ETL. See our HVR Software vs. WhereScape RED report.

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