Fivetran ETL & Data Integration

Business Partner
Author: Daan van Beek MSc
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Below we give an abstract of our 100% vendor-independent ETL & Data Integration survey about the software vendor Fivetran and its product portfolio (such as Fivetran System). Fivetran ETL & Data Integration scores better in our independent study than CloverDX but slightly worse than SnapLogic. Of all the categories in our independent study, Fivetran has the best performance in data connectivity and received the least credits in self-service integration. Within the context of ETL & Data Integration, we have researched the pros and cons of Fivetran System, and group them by component (DI, extract transform load, data replication and data quality). We also display the distinguishing features of the most popular products like Fivetran System et cetera.

How does Fivetran ETL & Data Integration perform on different criteria?

In our survey we also inspected the different products of Fivetran software. More than 290 criteria were used in the process. The visualization below shows the scores (on a scale of 1-5) of Fivetran System, compared to other [survey name] tools. Please note that Passionned Group is 100% independent of the software vendors in the study. We do not sell software licenses, we do not make deals or have done business with the supplier. Among other things, we help and advise organizations in selecting the right ETL & Data Integration platform.

Score of Fivetran System software.Figure 1: Scorecard of the Data Integration provider Fivetran. You can get a maximum score of 100 percent. Reference: the ETL & Data Integration Guide 2024. Do you need more clarification about the design of our research? Check out our buyers guide for ETL & Data Integration.

The Fivetran analysis was conducted by collecting a lot of public big data and from there it was extensively analyzed. More than 1,253 documents further we know that Fivetran excels in data connectivity. In this analysis process both algorithms and the critical eye of a senior Data Integration expert played a distinguished role in finalizing the validation process.The ETL & Data Integration Guide The ETL & Data Integration GuideIn our 100% vendor-neutral ETL & Data Integration Guide we have researched all the ins and outs of Fivetran for you. You will get access to many (short) courses, tutorials, tech talks, lectures, demos, and so on and always have the latest ETL & Data Integration news at your fingertips. This mini-course also assists you in reinforcing your expertise in ETL & Data Integration.Fivetran in our ETL & Data Integration Guide 2024

Fivetran and their complete ETL & Data Integration product portfolio

The vendor Fivetran has (a minimum of) 1 product in the field of ETL & Data Integration. We list the most important products in order of popularity here:

What is Fivetran System?

Under this heading, we report the (main) characteristics of Fivetran System, including some of its features and any related products. This product can be defined by the following features:

  • AWS
  • data integration
  • ETL
  • security

Are you now curious about all the functions (100+) of Fivetran System? Then order the ETL & Data Integration Guide™ 2024 here.

Are you considering hiring an expert in Fivetran System?

Are you considering hiring an external consultant specialized in Fivetran System who knows the Fivetran System software inside out and can help you to implement an Fivetran System application? Our interim specialists are happy to help. Indeed, hiring Fivetran System developers is sometimes unnecessary and costly. Drop a message here and we will be happy to come and support you.

Three recent innovations of Fivetran System-tools and the version history

Over time, Fivetran has seen a positive evolution in relation to ETL & Data Integration functionality. The latest innovations are in the areas of data integration > data lakehouses, data infrastructure > operating system > solaris and data connectivity > siebel.

We investigated Fivetran’s latest updates of the total product range. As far as we can tell, Fivetran does not use an identifiable version numbering system.

Can you easily determine the licensing costs of Fivetran System?

It is difficult to determine exactly how much a license of Fivetran System costs because it depends on the country, the number of users, the connectors to data sources, and at what point in the year you request a quote. If you request a quote just before the end of the fiscal period of Fivetran, you can probably get a decent reduction in the license cost. In addition, nowadays it is recommended running the software in the cloud. Often you only pay for what you consume in resources. The purchase cost of Fivetran System may not be the largest amounts, but maintenance and support do put a strain on your budget each year.

What makes Fivetran ETL & Data Integration worth watching

In our study, we see that Fivetran in the field of ETL & Data Integration software has a few specific features and thus differentiates itself from the competition. This makes Fivetran System more or less unique: file replication, enterprise data catalog, automated data processing, full load and real-time data warehousing.

The advantages and disadvantages of Fivetran System

Tag cloud of the Fivetran System software.Figure 2: Tag cloud with the strength-weakness analysis of Fivetran ETL & Data Integration

By research theme (DI, extract transform load, data replication and data quality), we listed all the pros and cons of Fivetran ETL & Data Integration, Fivetran System, et cetera. They are not fixed: Fivetran can currently work on improving current functions and adding features that meet specific customer needs (such as support for WSDL, data profiling, GIT, SOA, interoperability, teradata, JAR, data quality management, ios and outer join). Or a certain feature is not (yet) (well) documented.

Share your experience with Fivetran ETL & Data Integration

Write a review about Fivetran ETL & Data Integration here. Your findings may then be taken into consideration in an even more objective assessment of the scores of Fivetran System.

1. Fivetran Data Connectivity

64%

The company has a good performance in our study on the section ‘Data Connectivity’, given that they score 64% on this, compared to other vendors. The following criteria were used: sql server, salesforce and mysql. In total, we examined 50 features within this discipline. Are you excited about the subject ‘Data Connectivity’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Guide 2024.

2. Fivetran Data Management

59%

Fivetran has a good rating in our current ETL & Data Integration survey of the theme ‘Data Management’. The score amounts to 59%, compared to other vendors. We considered the following factors: scheduling, data migration, data pipelines, streaming data, data mapping and data extraction. In total, we examined 71 criteria within this section. Would you like to learn more about the subject ‘Data Management’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Study.

3. Fivetran Metadata Management

53%

The vendor Fivetran has a good score in our independent ETL & Data Integration survey of the theme ‘Metadata Management’, given that they score 53% on this, relative to other vendors. We looked at the following criteria, among others: data lineage, enterprise data catalog, business glossary and impact analysis. In total, we examined 7 criteria in this category. Are you planning to specialize further in the subject ‘Metadata Management’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Guide.

4. Fivetran Data Infrastructure

53%

The company has a good score in our independent ETL & Data Integration survey of the theme ‘Data Infrastructure’ with a score of 53%, compared to other vendors. We considered the following factors: open source, operating system, data virtualization, interoperability, sandbox and data transfer. In total, we examined 87 criteria within this section. Would you like to delve further into the subject ‘Data Infrastructure’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Study. Or learn more about the following topics:

5. Fivetran Data Replication

52%

The vendor Fivetran has a good performance in our recently updated, independent ETL & Data Integration study on the subject ‘Data Replication’, given that they score 52% on this, compared to other vendors. We looked at the following criteria, among others: database replication and sql replication. In total, we examined 32 selection criteria within this main theme. Would you like to delve further into the subject ‘Data Replication’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Guide 2024.

6. Fivetran Data Integration

50%

The company has a good rating in our study on the section ‘Data Integration’ with a score of 50%, relative to other vendors. We used the following selection criteria: data integrity, data ingestion, data integration patterns, enterprise data fabric, iot integration, cloud-native data integration and hand-code data integration jobs. In doing so, we assessed the following products: Fivetran System. In total, we examined 167 selection criteria within this main theme. Would you like to go into more depth with the subject ‘Data Integration’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Guide. Or learn more about the following topics:

7. Fivetran Data Governance

34%

Fivetran has a moderate rating in our objective ETL & Data Integration survey on the subject ‘Data Governance’. The company scores 34% on this topic, compared to other vendors. The following criteria were used: data protection, data anonymization, generative ai and synthetic data. In total, we examined 16 features within this discipline. Are you planning to specialize further in the subject ‘Data Governance’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Guide.

8. Fivetran Data Quality Management

8%

Fivetran has a poor score in our 100% vendor-independent ETL & Data Integration survey on the section ‘Data Quality Management’. The score amounts to 8%, relative to other vendors. The following criteria were used: data quality and data profiling. In total, we examined 28 criteria within this section. Are you excited about the subject ‘Data Quality Management’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Study. Or learn more about the following topics:

9. Fivetran Master Data Management

5%

The vendor Fivetran has a poor score in our objective ETL & Data Integration survey on the section ‘Master Data Management’. The score amounts to 5%, relative to other vendors. We considered the following factors: master data integration, location data, master data replication, master data quality management, vendor master data and master location data. In total, we examined 16 criteria within this section. Would you like to delve further into the subject ‘Master Data Management’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Study 2024.

10. Fivetran Self-service Integration

2%

The company has a poor score in our objective ETL & Data Integration survey on the subject ‘Self-service Integration’, given that they score 2% on this, relative to other vendors. We used the following selection criteria: self-service data preparation, self-service data integration, self-service data management, self-service data cleansing and self-service data profiling. In total, we examined 8 selection criteria within this main theme. Would you like to go into more depth with the subject ‘Self-service Integration’? Then download here our ETL & Data Integration Guide 2024.

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The footprint of Fivetran ETL & Data Integration in different sectors

In our research, we also looked at which industries a supplier operates in. These are the industries where Fivetran is on the road: agriculture, food, logistics and retail.

Fivetran software is most used by…

The ETL & Data Integration software from Fivetran is most often mentioned in combination with the following function: data engineers.

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Training & education Fivetran ETL & Data Integration

We organize various trainings in the area of ETL & Data Integration but can also provide specific Fivetran training, for instance as incompany. We can explore the following software: Fivetran System. We make you completely familiar with the ideas of the intelligent, data-driven organization.

Final assessment: Fivetran System scores reasonably well

Fivetran has a minimal product portfolio with which it scores reasonably well in our ETL & Data Integration survey. Fivetran ETL & Data Integration innovates (approximately) at an average rate of more than 15 features per year, is active (for now) in relatively few sectors, and is strongest in data connectivity.

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