Talend Open Studio
Talend offers a variety of data integration and data quality tools of which Talend Open Studio was the first one. The products support data warehousing, migration, consolidation and synchronization as well as profiling and cleansing. Talend's products work under Open Core model. This means that the core functionality is provided under GPL v2 open source license but additional services require a commercial subscription license. The commercial license also includes technical support and legal protection of the proceeded data.
Data integration tools
Talend Open Studio is Talend's data integration platform that enables designing of data integration processes and their monitoring. The manufacturer claims that the tool meets needs of every enterprise regardless of the size.
Talend Open Studio includes three applications: Business Modeler, Job Designer and Metadata Manager that are business-friendly tool and do not require particular technical knowledge. The tool has also a built-in function to monitor jobs performed and analyze occurring problems.
Talend Integration Suite is an additional service that requires a subscribed license. This is a data integration solution that allows multiuser access and team work, and supports large volumes of data. Thank to the Shared Repository tool it enables data consolidation in one, central repository that can be accessed by all the members of a collaborating team. It also allows to manage users permissions and privileges.
Talend Integration Suite MPx is a massively parallel platform designed for companies that need to proceed very large volumes of data in a short time. It is supported by FileScale technology that allows sorting and transformation of very large files thank to breaking down any operation on data into smaller independent processes.
Talend Integration Suite RTx is a real-time data integration platform. It works in Web based environment. The tool enables triggering and integrating of data integration processes according to users needs and facilitates easy access to critical data. Talend Integration Suite RTx includes SOA Manager that manages incoming requests and queue system to increase the capability of the platform.
Talend on Demand is an on line service that enables consolidation of project information from Talend Open Studio in a shared repository hosted, controlled and backed up by Talend, so it does not require any configuration or administration. The application facilitates code and objects storage and reuse for local and distributed working teams. The data security is ensured by company's firewall as only the project information is stored in a shared repository.
Data profiling and data quality tools
Talend Open Profiler enables analyzing and monitoring of data in existing sources. It also allows to evaluate data quality and search for the defined indicators. Talend Data Quality is a tool that helps to obtain correct data and remove corrupted, bad or duplicate data. It manages various kinds of data and allows to evaluate them in a graphic and user-friendly environment. Talend Data Quality can be easily used by non-technical personnel for simple and more complicated analyses. The application also stores the history of analyses, allows batch analyzing and various reports styles and formats.