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Jitterbit vs Talend vs Skyvia

Jitterbit and Talend both offer a data integration solution. Compare the features and benefits, data sources and destinations, and see which meets your needs. Look at the side-by-side comparison chart of the two data integration solutions.

Look at the side-by-side comparison chart

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About the Services

Jitterbit

Jitterbit is an iPaaS platform that offers app integrations. It launched in 2003 and serves thousands of customers, including Rolls Royce, Walmart, and T-Mobile today. Harmony and Data Loader are Jitterbit’s integration products.

Harmony has the Cloud and Design Studios for creating integrations. Cloud Studio runs in a browser, but Design Studio is a desktop app that you need to install. Both have visual interfaces to design integrations.

Meanwhile, Jitterbit Data Loader is for integrating Salesforce data, databases, and flat files. You can schedule the integration to run on your specified frequencies.

Customers who rely on Jitterbit trust that their data is safe. Jitterbit has certifications for SOC 1 and 2, GDPR, and others.

Talend

Talend is a cloud-based platform that offers cloud and on-premise integration solutions. The service provides an open-source tool called Talend Open Studio for free. And a fully-featured tool suite called Talend Data Fabric. It combines data integration, quality, and governance into a single, low-code platform. The company started in 2005. And it provides services for thousands of customers, including Toyota, eBay, and more.

Talend offers pre-built integration templates and a wide variety of components. The tool provides an easy interface with drag-and-drop. Then, you can set the properties of each component. It also provides a collaborative environment for data integration and management projects. Some users feel that the user interface is easy. But others do not. Some also report performance issues with the tool.

Your data is also safe with Talend using CCPA, GDPR, and other certifications.

Skyvia

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.

JitterbitTalendSkyvia
FocusApp integration.Data integration and management platform.Data ingestion, ELT, ETL, reverse ETL, data sync, workflow automation.
Skill levelNo-code, low-code solutions.Low-code environment.No-code and easy to use wizard.
Sources170+1,000 connectors and components.160+
DestinationsAll major enterprise applications, relational databases, flat files, XML, and SaaS/Cloud data.Incremental replication with Talend Change Data Capture.Supported data sources, including databases, data warehouses, cloud apps and flat files.
Database replicationFull table replicationFull table; incremental via Change Data Capture.Full table and incremental via change data capture.
Ability for customers to add new data sourcesYes, using Connector Builder or Connector SDK.Yes, by Talend Component Kit.Yes, by request or using REST API connector.
G2 customer satisfaction4.6 out of 5
328 reviews
4.3 out of 5
109 reviews
4.7 out of 5
167 Reviews
Peer Insights satisfaction4.5
82 Ratings
4.1
107 Ratings
4.8
87 Ratings
Developer toolsHarmony Cloud and Design Studios, Data Loader, Connector SDK, API Manager.Talend Cloud API Designer.REST connector for data sources that have REST API.
Advanced ETL capabilitiesThe Jitterbit Harmony Connector Builder provides a no-code interface to create standards-based HTTP/REST connectors.Talend Cloud Pipeline Designer provides a graphical web-based user interface.Visual ETL data pipeline designer with data orchestration capabilities.
Compliance and security certificationsGDPR, ISO 27001, SOC 1 and 2, HIPAAGDPR, HIPPA, SOC 2, CSA STAR.HIPAA, GDPR, PCI DSS.
ISO 27001 and SOC 2 (by Azure).
Purchase processSelf-service or sales.Sales only.Self-service or sales.
Vendor lock-inAnnual contracts.Monthly or annual contracts.Monthly or annual contracts.
PricingPricing based on number of connections.
With Free trial of unspecified period.
No free plan.
Subscription-based pricing.
14-day free trial for cloud.
Free Talend Open Studio.
Volume-based and feature-based pricing. Freemium model allows to start with a free plan.

Connectors

Jitterbit

Jitterbit supports 15 generic connectors for RESTful apps, databases, OData, and more. The rest are application connectors like Salesforce, Paypal, and more. Combined, Jitterbit has 170+ connectors. This does not include connectors made by Jitterbit partners.

You can create a custom connector using the Connector Builder or Connector SDK. This is an option if your data source is not in Jitterbit’s pre-built connectors.

Jitterbit also supports on-premise data sources using Private Agents. So, Jitterbit covers both your cloud and on-premise data sources.

Though the connector count is impressive, your chosen plan limits how many you can use. So, if your company has 8 or more data sources, you need an Enterprise plan to integrate them all.

Talend

Talend has many capabilities, serving as an ETL, ELT, iPaaS, and API gateway tool. It supports 1000+ out-of-the-box connectors and processors. You can extend pre-built connectors by creating custom connectors and processors. With the help of Talend Cloud API Designer users can design an API in a graphical user interface. No need to learn OAS/Swagger or RAML syntax.

Higher-priced plans offer specialized connectors for moving big data. It also offers unstructured data capability.

Skyvia

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.

Transformation

Jitterbit

Jitterbit offers transformation as an integration project component. It acts as a step in an operation to map or transform inputs to a resulting output. With this you can apply data cleansing or other business logic to your data. Customers can also leave the data unchanged in case there’s no need for transformation.

There are three display modes for a transformation: Mapping, Script, and Preview mode. Mapping and Script modes provide tools for configuring it. Then, Preview mode allows you to test it with sample data.

The platform also allows script components written in either Jitterbit Script or JavaScript. This will add flexibility to transform data, perform calculations, or perform logic validation. But this will increase the learning curve.

Talend

Talend provides a comprehensive set of tools and features for data transformation. It allows users to transform their data and perform many data manipulation tasks. Users can perform their transformations using the low-code environment. Or invite data engineers to perform complex transformations in Talend Studio.

Transformations are reusable and shareable to address common data quality issues.

Skyvia

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.

Support

Jitterbit

Jitterbit offers support depending on the client’s subscription plan. Users can reach them via the Jitterbit support portal or email. Support response depends on the subscription plan and can take up to 48 hours to get the answer. There’s also a possibility to ask questions within the Jitterbit community.

Jitterbit also provides a library of assets and training at Jitterbit University.

Talend

Talend offers free access to its documentation and community support. It provides the guide in 4 languages (English, French, Japanese, and Spanish). It also offers support through an online ticketing system. You can also upgrade to a higher level of customer support. Aside from the Talend Academy courses, there’s also an Udemy course for Talend Open Studio.

Skyvia

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.

Pricing

Jitterbit

Jitterbit offers a free trial by request and there is no information about the length of this trial period. Pricing depends on the number of connections, extra features, support, and training levels. Jitterbit provides its customers with three pricing plans: Standard, Professional, and Enterprise. It also offers discounts for nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.

All plans include unlimited cases per year, a customer success manager, and more. They also include API platform and Options as add-ons only. Whether these have separate pricing is not clear. You need to contact their Sales for this. Customers also get all Jitterbit Harmony features. It varies only with number of Private Agents, Agent Groups, and environments.

Talend

Talend offers a free version called Talend Open Studio. It is a desktop app that you need to download and install. It also comes with limited data integration features and lacks customer support.

You can also try Talend Cloud with a free 14-day trial.

Talend provides subscription-based pricing depending on functionality. But user reviews often mention unpredictable pricing. That’s not good for growing data teams. Some users also view it as very pricey.

Skyvia

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.