About the Services
Boomi AtomSphere is an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that provides integration of any combination of cloud and on-premise applications without software, appliances, or coding. It was founded in 2000 and offers NUMBER data connectors to more than 20000 of its customers worldwide.
The platform supports real-time data integration and scales to meet high-volume needs in mobile, batch (ETL), and EDI environments. Boomi charges its customers based on the number of connectors applied and features include in the pricing plan.
Matillion is an ETL solution created for the cloud systems. It was founded in 2010 and attracted investments from Databricks Ventures. Matillion Data Productivity Cloud consists of Matillion ETL and Matillion Data Loader. It supports 140+ connectors and provides extract, load and transform features for more than 450 companies in 40 countries.
With Matillion, companies can extract raw data from popular sources and load it into cloud data platform destinations. The service supports such platform as Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery, Snowflake and Azure. Matillion offers consumption-based pricing model, depending on the data volume and features included.
Matillion offers a self-hosting approach, working as a virtual machine image in the customer’s cloud data warehouse. By applying such a method, customers get a full control over their data, and it never leaves the customer's environment.
Skyvia is a no-code cloud data integration platform which supports a big variety of data integration scenarios including ETL, ELT, Reverse ETL, bidirectional data sync, workflows automation, etc. It was created by Devart in 1997 to boost data-related performance: cloud data integration, backup and management.
Skyvia offers more than 140 ready-made data connectors for dozens of thousands of free users, including 1800+ paid customers. It's easy to use, offers drag-and-drop interface and suits business users and IT professionals as well. Skyvia has flexible pricing plans for each product, making it suitable for businesses of all sizes, from a small startup to an enterprise company. Also, Skyvia's freemium model allows users to try app features before deciding to complete purchase.
|Focus||Data integration, ETL, workflow automation||Data ingestion, data transformation, and business intelligence.||Data ingestion, ELT, ETL, reverse ETL.|
|Skill level||Low code solution.||Requires technical background for ETL,|
no code wizard for Data Loader.
|No code wizard.|
|Destinations||Bi-directional integration with major popular data sources (apps, databases, data warehouses and lakes).||All major data warehouses, data lakes and databases.||Any supported data sources, including databases, data warehouses, cloud apps and flat files.|
|Database replication||Full table and incremental via change data capture.||Full table and incremental via SELECT/replication key, timestamp or change data capture for AWS-hosted Matillion ETL instances.||Full table and incremental via change data capture.|
|Ability for customers to add new data sources||Developers can build a custom connector using the Boomi Connector Software Development Kit (SDK).||Yes, by Universal Connector framework to build REST connectors.||Yes, by request.|
|G2 customer satisfaction||4.3 out of 5|
|4.4 out of 5|
|4.8 out of 5 |
|Peer Insights satisfaction||4.5|
|Developer tools||The Boomi Flow OpenAPI connector for connecting and performing actions and operations on RESTful APIs.|
Developers can build a custom connector using the Boomi Connector Software Development Kit (SDK).
|The Matillion ETL API is available on standard REST-based APIs.||REST connector for data sources that have REST API.|
|Advanced ETL capabilities||The Boomi Integration visual design interface for process creation||No||Visual ETL data pipeline designer with data orchestration capabilities|
|Compliance and security certifications||HIPAA/HITECH, SOC1/SOC2, FeDRAMP, IRAP, PCI DSS, HECVAT, CAIQ, etc.||HIPAA, CCPA, SOC 2, GDPR||HIPAA, GDPR, PCI DSS.|
|Purchase process||Requires a conversation with sales.||Sales only.||Self-service or sales.|
|Vendor lock-in||Annual contracts.||Annual subscription.||Monthly or annual contracts.|
|Pricing||Pricing depends on the number of used connectors, workflow, environments, etc.||Consumption-based pricing.||Volume-based and feature-based pricing. Freemium model allows to start with a free plan.|
Boomi connects to more than 90 sources, including popular data destinations: data warehouses and cloud applications. Boomi supports the following types of connectors: application, event-driven, technology, and custom. Developers can write their own custom connectors in Java using Boomi's Connector SDK. Connectors are also divided into two categories (Boomi- or partner-maintained) and categorized by connector classes (Small Business, Standard, Enterprise, Trading Partner).
Customers can deploy connections up to the number of licenses based on their subscription.
Matillion offers 140+ pre-built connectors and Universal Connectivity framework that allows its customers to create custom connectors to any REST API source system. Matillion ETL instances are hosted in various platforms: AWS, GCP, or Azure.
Skyvia offers more than 140 connectors and the number is rapidly growing. Among these connectors there are CRM, accounting, email marketing, e-commerce, human resources, marketing automation, payment processing, product management, all major databases and DWH, flat files, etc. Customers can also leave request for creating a new data connector and Skyvia will consider building it without additional payment.
Boomi supports a set of prebuilt transformations through procedures called shapes (such as encryption/decryption, search/replace, test encoding, and combining documents) and lets users create custom preload transformations to convert source application format into the destination format.
When a process runs, the inbound connector in the Start shape retrieves the data within available types (database, EDI, flat file, XML ot JSON). The resulting data goes into the process as one or more documents. Documents move through the process steps sequentially, where each shape performs a specific task on the data and then passes it onto the next shape.
Matillion applies an ELT approach, providing post-load data transformations with its Transformation Jobs and Components. Users can either create transformation components by using SQL-queries or point-and-click selection.
Matillion ETL comes with many components that can retrieve data from other services and load that data into a table. These components can be called data staging component, data stagers, connectors, query components or integrations, interchangeably. The platform also offers a sample option for displaying a data sample before running the orchestration of transformation jobs/components.
Matillion ETL also supports external transformation tool, dbt. However, it can be applied only for Snowflake.
Skyvia is a full-featured ETL service that allows building data integrations with powerful transformations between multiple data sources. It is a no code solution with support for data splitting, complex expressions and formulas, lookups, and more.
Skyvia's Data Flow and Control Flow components can be used for building more advanced ETL data pipelines with support for multiple connectors and additional features like modifying the data, flowing through them, splitting flows of records into multiple outputs, or modifying data flow variables.
Boomi provides three levels of support: Standard, Premier, and Premier Plus. Depending on the chosen plan, its customers get support through different channels of communication. Email support is provided for all customers, however, the case management is limited. Support is provided only in business hours defined be region and with response time up to two business days. Phone and chat support are offered for Premier plans only.
Boomi also offers an on-demand online training for its customers.
Matillion provides ticketed support via its Support Portal or email. The service also offers training courses within the Matillion Academy: training materials, videos, tutorials and how-to guides to become an accredited certified Matillion expert.
Skyvia offers free email, chat (on website or in app), and forum support for all customers. For paid customers there's also a phone support option. It also provides extensive documentation with lots of tutorials and user guides.
Boomi offers 30-day free trial as a separate edition of Boomi Integration called Personal Edition. Pricing options vary depending on the feature offerings available for each edition: multiple environments, advanced workflow, parallel processing, advanced security, and so on. Customers also have to choose between the support offerings, as the availability of various features depends on the integration edition.
More details can be found here.
The pricing model is a consumption-based one, depending on the data volume and features included. The platform applies Matillion Credits as a measure unit to pay for the consumption of Matillion services.
Matillion offers 14-day free trial for both products (ETL and Data Loader). The trial plan includes the same benefits as the Enterprise edition, allows to add a maximum of three instances, and has a limit of 1M batch rows loaded. Matillion also provides its Data Loader basic features for free with limits on volume and sources.
Skyvia Data Integration is a freemium tool with an option to request a 14-day trial. Paid plans start from $19 per month. Pricing tiers (from Basic to Enterprise) vary by the number of successfully loaded records, frequency of scheduling and the inclusion of the advanced ETL features. There are no purchase commitments and customers are able to upgrade or downgrade at any time depending on their needs. A detailed comparison can be found here.