Feature spotlights

User interface modernization and consolidation

A key integration tool within the IBM InfoSphere® Information Server product family, the DataStage Flow Designer features automatic schema propagation, highlighted compile errors, type ahead search and backwards capability.

Improved management and runtime on the data lake

High resilience for running Information Server on Hadoop is gained through measures such as improved high availability, higher precision in container estimation and queue management for faster, uninterrupted execution.

Connectors to many data sources

The feature-rich palette includes connectors to a wide range of data sources including major traditional databases running on platforms that include distributed, IBM z/OS® and file type systems. BigIntegrate supports common big data enterprise storage applications including those built upon Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, Hadoop and other distributed big data warehousing frameworks. A simple drag-and-drop user interface makes data sources more easily available.

Easier integration of Hadoop big data

Empower your application developers to more easily manage and seamlessly integrate Hadoop distributed big data sources. Provide a fully-featured, scalable Hadoop integration platform for discovery, finding, transforming and integrating big data — no matter where it resides or what data type. Apply governance rules faster and with less effort, enabling scalable analytics, such as impact analysis and data lineage, without sacrificing organizational insight.

Data warehousing transformation

Combine traditional data warehouse tools with current big data distributed storage techniques and technologies. Use the unique capabilities of BigIntegrate to tap the full potential of Hadoop data storage clusters, stream computing technologies, data exploration, advanced analytics and IBM Watson® cognitive computing. Deliver the power of big data insights to your enterprise application users more efficiently and faster.

The power of IBM BigQuality

Fully leverage the scale and capacity of Hadoop big data by using IBM BigIntegrate with IBM BigQuality to achieve information empowerment across your big data ecosystem. Continuously cleanse and monitor data quality to transform your integrated Hadoop big data into consumable trusted information for a wide range of enterprise applications.

Flex point licensing

Gain access to the unified governance and integration platform offerings via flex point licensing. It supports your rapidly evolving needs by giving you flexible access to offerings included in the platform. Purchase entitlement based on your expected needs. When requirements change, add a product or stop using a product and apply the same flex points to another product within the platform, as long as you stay within the total flex points purchased.