About the Services
Fivetran is an automated data movement platform that supports data ingestion and ELT. The company originated in 2013 and now has more than 2500 customers worldwide. Customers who trust Fivetran include Lufthansa, Morgan Stanley, and more.
Fivetran works by loading data from your sources to your desired destination. It supports hundreds of connectors to known data warehouses, databases, and more. You can set your sources and destinations using a simple web interface. Transformation is optional, but if you need it, you can use their pre-built and QuickStart data models. You can also use dbt for complex transformations. With this, you need to know SQL coding.
You can start with Fivetran for free. And it can stay that way as long as you only process 500,000 monthly active rows. You can also set up Fivetran in your cloud provider of choice or in on-premise servers. However, this is available only in the Business Critical pricing plan.
Security is also a prime concern, so Fivetran has privacy and security certifications like SOC 2 Type 2, GDPR, and more. The Business Critical pricing plan has the highest security features, and the Starter plan has the least.
Integrate.io is a data integration platform that runs on the cloud. It launched in 2021. As a company, it started in 2012. And the tool merged with other data platforms. These platforms are FlyData, DreamFactory, Xplenty, and Intermix.io. It claims hundreds of customers from various sectors.
The platform enables low-code or no-code data pipelines. It covers ETL, ELT, reverse ETL, and API management scenarios. It connects hundreds of data sources and destinations with ready-made connectors. And it also provides a user-friendly drag-and-drop interface.
The way Integrate.io deals with customer data is secure and dependable. It generates self-hosted, secure REST APIs for data products. Custom automated alerts and data observability also guarantees data quality. It helps customers to unify their data for a single source of reporting insights.
Skyvia is a no-code cloud data integration platform for many data integration scenarios. It’s an all-rounder tool for ETL, ELT, Reverse ETL, data migration, one-way and bi-directional data sync, workflow automation, and more. Devart launched this fantastic product in 2014 for cloud data integration and backup.
Skyvia offers more than 160 ready-made data connectors. These are available for thousands of free users, including 2000+ paid customers. Big names like Hyundai and General Electric trust Skyvia to process their data. Its easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface suits both IT professionals and business users. And don’t take our word for it. Listen to G2 reviewers about how easy it is to start and work with it. Data integration experts who used other tools can adapt with little to no help from support.
Skyvia has flexible pricing plans perfect for small startups and large enterprises. So, it makes it applicable to businesses of all sizes. Also, Skyvia’s freemium model allows users to start using it now and then decide if they need to upgrade later.
The safety of your data is also our prime concern. So, we hosted it in Microsoft Azure cloud, providing the best data security and privacy. It complies with a wide set of security standards, including SOC 2, ISO 27001, and many others.
|Focus||Data ingestion, ELT.||ETL, ELT, and Reverse ETL.||Data ingestion, ELT, ETL, reverse ETL, data sync, workflow automation.|
|Skill level||Low-code solution.||Low-code, no-code solutions.||No-code and easy to use wizard.|
|Destinations||Supported databases, data warehouses and data lakes.||Supported data sources.||Supported data sources, including databases, data warehouses, cloud apps and flat files.|
|Database replication||Full table; incremental via markers called cursors in succeeding syncs.||Full and incremental loading using CDC. CDC is a separate pricing to ETL.||Full table and incremental via change data capture.|
|Ability for customers to add new data sources||Yes, by request.||Yes, by request.||Yes, by request or using REST API connector.|
|G2 customer satisfaction||4.2 out of 5 |
|4.3 out of 5|
|4.7 out of 5 |
|Peer Insights satisfaction||4.3|
|Developer tools||Fivetran REST API, dbt for transformations.||API programmatic accessibility for Enterprise plan only.||REST connector for data sources that have REST API.|
|Advanced ETL capabilities||None. Fivetran is ELT.||Advanced database API features for Enterprise plans.||Visual ETL data pipeline designer with data orchestration capabilities.|
|Compliance and security certifications||HIPAA, GDPR, SOC 2 Type II, Privacy Shield, ISO 27001, PCI DSS Level 1||ISO 27001, Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI Level 1, SOC 1 / 2, SSAE 16/ISAE 3402, GDPR, HIPAA|
Advanced security available for Professional and Enterprise plans only.
|HIPAA, GDPR, PCI DSS.|
ISO 27001 and SOC 2 (by Azure).
|Purchase process||Requires conversations with sales.||free trial and talk to sales.||Self-service or sales.|
|Vendor lock-in||Annual contracts.||Annual contracts.||Monthly or annual contracts.|
|Pricing||Volume-based pricing through Monthly Active Rows (MAR) with 14-day free trial.|
Has a free plan.
|ETL/Reverse ETL: Starts at $15,000/year.|
ELT/CDC: Starts at $199/month.
14-day free trial.
|Volume-based and feature-based pricing. Freemium model allows to start with a free plan.|
Fivetran supports 300+ fully-managed data sources. And these sources include databases, SaaS apps, flat files, and more. Fivetran also supports 10+ destinations including databases, data warehouses, data lakes and High-Volume Agent (HVA) connectors like Oracle and DB2. But HVA connectors are for Enterprise and higher plans. So, you can’t use Oracle and other sources classified as HVA on the Free and lower-priced plans.
Customers can request and pay extra if there are no connectors for the desired data source. Fivetran also provides data replication from various APIs and supports event-tracking libraries. Its Function connector helps with creating a custom connector as an extension. Fivetran also has a Lite connector that helps to develop API-based connectors.
Integrate.io is a no-code data pipeline platform. It offers 150+ data connectors to unify your data from various sources. This includes databases, cloud services, analytics, advertising, and more. Some of the popular ones are Snowflake, Salesforce, and Netsuite.
With its API generation feature, you can create REST APIs for your data sources. Customers can do this in minutes, without writing any code. So, they can power their data products and applications in a secure and scalable platform.
For a non-existent data connector, you can request it to Integrate.io so they can make one for you.
Note that you can only have 2 connectors whatever ETL pricing plan you have. And pay extra if you need more. But for Professional plan, you can also use an unspecified number of on-premise connectors. And you can have unlimited REST API connections in the Enterprise plan.
But for ELT, you can use unlimited connectors.
Skyvia offers more than 160 connectors, and more to come very soon. It supports connectors for CRMs, accounting, email marketing, e-commerce, human resources, marketing automation, payment processing, product management, all major databases and DWH, flat files, and more. It’s also not a problem whether your data is on-premise or in the cloud.
You can access your on-premise data with peace of mind using the Skyvia Agent. It allows you to connect to databases like SQL Server, MySQL, and more using an encrypted connection. You need to download the Skyvia Agent and install it. Then, download a secured key file and place it in the same folder as the Agent. The Agent is like an unbreakable metal door, and you use the key file to open that door to your on-premise data. You can also set it up so that Skyvia can access only the resources you specify and nothing else.
Customers can also leave a request for a new data connector. And Skyvia will prioritize building it without additional payment.
Fivetran uses dbt Core transformations. They have pre-built and QuickStart data models that are dbt Core compatible. But not all sources and destinations support these pre-built models. So if you need these models for your unsupported destination, you need to contact Support to request them.
Otherwise, you will need SQL and dbt skills to make your own transformations. So, for example, your source is Monday.com and your destination is Azure Synapse. No pre-built data models exist for these at the moment. The only option is to create a new dbt Core transformation project.
In the end, you need to learn SQL and dbt for better transformation options.
Integrate.io is a platform that handles data transformations in various ways. It depends on the needs and preferences of the customers. And these transformations are available whether it’s ETL, ELT, or reverse ETL. It also lets you preview data transformations in real time. So, you can see the impact of your changes and check the results.
Integrate.io makes it easy to transform your data. It offers a no-code drag-and-drop interface. It also provides over 220 data transformations, covering different scenarios and use cases. Additionally, you can track and receive alerts on data quality. This ensures you have reliable and accurate data.
Skyvia is a full-featured ETL service that allows powerful data transformations. It is a no-code solution allowing data splitting, conversion, lookups, and many more.
You can use the Skyvia Data Flow and Control Flow for advanced data pipelines. Transformations for these advanced pipelines are flexible. It supports extending your data with new columns, conditional flows, and summarized values. And all these you can do with parameters, variables, and more for flexibility without code.
Moreover, Skyvia has an Expression Builder to build formulas with many functions. With this, you can convert or extract parts of the data or form new values to suit your needs. And if you love coding in SQL, Skyvia can further extend your transformation needs. It supports multiple joins, groupings, CASE expressions, and more in SELECT queries. And you can also use DML commands like INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE.
Fivetran support depends on your pricing plan. All plans have access to the support portal and technical documentation. You can also use 24/7 email support and the Fivetran community. The Enterprise and higher plans have a Service Level Agreement. This includes a 1-hour response support.
The quality of support is a mixed bag according to review sites like G2 and Gartner Peer Insights. Most are favorable but the others are not.
You can reach Integrate.io through email, chat, phone, and Zoom support. They also offer product documentation, webinars, whitepapers, and blogs for free. And they offer a tailored approach to supporting customers.
Integrate.io has different levels of support. The Starter plan includes 24/7 support using email, chat, Zoom, and phone support. You can also have a dedicated Solutions Engineer. Then, the professional plan includes Starter features plus a 99.5% uptime SLA. And finally, the enterprise plan offers premium support. This includes priority response and a dedicated Slack channel.
Customers who want to avail themselves of premium support can upgrade to the enterprise plan. Or, contact Integrate.io for a custom quote.
And note that you can have 30 days of tailored onboarding in the Starter plan. And the number of days increases as you upgrade to higher plans.
Skyvia offers free email, chat (on the website or in-app), and forum support for all customers. It also provides extensive documentation with lots of tutorials and user guides.
For paid customers, there's also a phone support option and additional support options for Enterprise customers.
There are 5 levels of pricing in Fivetran. These are Free, Starter, Standard, Enterprise, and Business Critical. And with these tiers, the security, data governance, and support differ.
The Free plan is where you want to start using a low-volume ELT pipeline, and this limits your monthly active rows to 500,000 only. It also allows you up to a 15-minute sync frequency.
You can enjoy more security and features from the paid plans starting from Standard. The Starter plan is an odd plan. It has fewer features compared to the Free plan except for the higher monthly active rows.
Pricing in Fivetran earns the most dislikes from review sites like G2. It’s pricey for the customers who used them and it’s not practical for small companies.
Integrate.io offers three pricing plans For ETL and Reverse ETL. These are Starter, Professional, and Enterprise.
The Starter plan costs $15,000 per year. This plan includes 2 connectors, daily scheduling, and 24/7 support among others. The 2 connectors mean that in your data pipeline, you have 1 data source and 1 target at the most.
The Professional plan costs $25,000 per year. Everything in the Starter plan is here. Plus an hourly scheduling, on-premise connectors, and 99.5% SLA among others.
Customers can add more connectors for $2,000 per year per connector. This applies to both Start and Professional.
The Enterprise plan is a custom plan. It includes everything in the Professional plan. Plus 5-minute scheduling, unlimited REST API, and custom SLA among others. Customers can contact Integrate.io for a custom quote for this plan.
For ELT, the price starts at $199/month for 5 million rows and unlimited connectors.
They also offer a 14-day free trial to try out the product. No freemium plans for Integrate.io.
Skyvia Data Integration is a freemium tool with an option to request a 14-day trial. So, price is not a barrier to entry.
And when you’re ready, paid plans start from $19 per month. Pricing tiers depend on a few factors. It includes the number of loaded records, scheduling frequency, and advanced ETL features. There are no sale commitments. And customers can upgrade or downgrade at any time. Check out a detailed comparison here.
If you doubt the price is worth it, check out review sites like G2. Aside from ease of use, reasonable pricing is one of the things Skyvia customers like. So, you can be sure the features you get are worth every penny.