For companies looking for a low-cost solution for basic data integration functionality, Talend Open Studio gets the job done. The company also offers commercially supported solutions based on the same code that expand the product’s functionality. It has an impressive list of more than 900 connectors and an Eclipse-based development environment.
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Founded in 2005, Talend offers open source solutions for big data management and data integration. It launched Talend Open Studio in 2006, which it claims made the firm the first commercial open source data integration vendor. For the last three years in a row, Gartner has named Talend a Leader in its Magic Quadrant report for data integration.
Talend’s headquarters is in Redwood City, California, and it has more than 1,000 employees. It had $148.5 million in revenue in 2017 from more than 1,500 enterprise customers. It is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol TLND.
Talend Open Studio for Data Integration is the company’s open source solution for ETL. It features an Eclipse-based development environment that will be familiar to developers, ELT and ETL support, versioning, and a long list of connectors. Additional features are available through the company’s other open source projects, including Data Streams Free Edition, Open Studio for Big Data, Open Studio for Data Quality, Open Studio for ESB and Open Studio for MDM.
The company also offers a commercial solution called Talend Data Management Platform that is based on the same code. It adds rich development tools, an administration center, monitoring console, data preparation, data quality, high availability and other features, as well as paid support. See the Talend Data Platform updates.
Apache open source license
Talend Open Studio runs on 64-bit versions of Windows, Ubuntu or macOS. It requires 3GB RAM (4 GB recommended) and 3 GB of storage space, as well as Java.
More than 900 pre-built connectors and components for Oracle, Teradata, Microsoft SQL server, Marketo, Salesforce, NetSuite, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Sugar CRM, Dropbox, Box, SMTP, FTP/SFTP, LDAP, and more
Design and Development Environment:
Eclipse-based development environment
- ETL and ELT support
- Eclipse-based development tooling
- Large library of connectors
- Data flow orchestration
- File management without scripting
- Data transformations
Support and Services:
Certification, training, technical support and consulting available
Free; price for commercial version on request
|Features||Talend Open Studio|
|Operating System||Windows, Ubuntu or macOS|
|RAM||3 GB (4 GB recommended)|
|Connectors||Oracle, Teradata, Microsoft SQL server, Marketo, Salesforce, NetSuite, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Sugar CRM, Dropbox, Box, SMTP, FTP/SFTP, LDAP, and more|
|Design and Development Environment||Eclipse-based environment|
|Data Quality||No; available through other Talend products|
|Data Governance||No; available through other Talend products|
|Support and Services||Certification, training, technical support and consulting available|
|Gartner Magic Quadrant Rating||Leader|
|Price||Free; prices for supported version not provided|