We performed a comparison between IBM InfoSphere Optim and IDERA ER/Studio based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Database Development and Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"I feel the solution to be a bit faster than the traditional methods, which makes it easy to customize."
"We like that we can easily restore the database with just a few clicks. The database is linked as well."
"It does the job."
"Using this product has improved the way we maintain our models because they have a place where we can keep all of them, and they can be viewed using the web interface."
"We're looking for a solution that can be implemented on AWS. IBM InfoSphere Optim can be implemented on AWS, but it costs more than double what we're currently paying. So, it's not really of good value for us."
"While the solution is very supportive of Db2, it is not so friendly when it comes to IMS databases."
"The model diagram because very clumsy when you save it on the team server and the models are very big."
"What needs the most improvement are semantic lineage and usability."
IDERA ER/Studio is a powerful suite for business-driven data modeling that enables companies to create an enterprise architecture foundation for data governance. With round-trip support for multiple database platforms, data architects have the power to reverse-engineer, analyze, and optimize existing databases easily from diverse platforms. Data professionals can easily capture and share models, metadata, data sources, and glossaries across the organization for improved alignment between the organization and Information Technology. Organizational stakeholders can take part in the metadata definition workflow and access information on models and metadata at the right level for their needs.
Unlike its competition, it provides the broadest range of data platform support, industry-leading enterprise-level capabilities, visual data lineage and flow modeling, full dimensional modeling for data warehousing and business intelligence, and business data objects to bridge the gap between developers and data architects. It also provides a complete solution for enterprise architecture and data governance, extensive model change management, unique incorporation of true enterprise data dictionaries, unique linking of constructs across models, integrated visual data lineage import, and integrated data and business process modeling.
IBM InfoSphere Optim is ranked 19th in Database Development and Management with 2 reviews while IDERA ER/Studio is ranked 7th in Database Development and Management with 2 reviews. IBM InfoSphere Optim is rated 6.0, while IDERA ER/Studio is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of IBM InfoSphere Optim writes "Very supportive of Db2 and easy to customize, but IMS features are not user friendly and the support of these features is lacking". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IDERA ER/Studio writes "Scales easily and the support is good, but the performance for large models should be improved". IBM InfoSphere Optim is most compared with Informatica Data Archive, Oracle Enterprise Manager and Solix Enterprise Data Management, whereas IDERA ER/Studio is most compared with erwin Data Modeler by Quest, erwin Evolve by Quest, SAP PowerDesigner, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and Redgate SQL Toolbelt. See our IBM InfoSphere Optim vs. IDERA ER/Studio report.
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