Informatica vs. Secoda: What are the differences?

All of your company data in one searchable, intuitive, and collaborative tool. See how Secoda compares to alterntives

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A Brief Overview

Secoda is the best tool for companies to search and manage their data. There are many data catalog tools out there, but few offer the number of features you get from Secoda. Secoda is also incredibly intuitive and easy to integrate into your data stack.Informatica is a tool that is often considered an alternative to Secoda, though it lacks some of the key features.

Wondering which of these two tools is the right choice for your company?

Why Do People Choose Secoda Versus Competitors Like Informatica?

Secoda is often chosen over Informatica because of the numerous benefits we offer that you can’t get with Informatica. Let’s explore a few of the key advantages Secoda has over Informatica.

Charting and querying abilities

Secoda is one of the best tools when it comes to charting and querying features. Few tools can match the abilities Secoda has to create charts, document queries, and more.

Unlimited viewers + guests

With Secoda, you’re not limited when it comes to viewers and guests. Easily scale Secoda up with your business as it grows — without having to pay more.

Simple, no code set up

Secoda is incredibly easy to set up and integrate with your software stack. There’s no coding involved, and you can use Secoda right out of the box in minutes.

Role based permissions

Share the data you need to make available to customers. Secoda makes it easy to send links and invitations to stakeholders, customers, and other third parties.

Workspace analytics

Secoda provides in-depth workspace analytics for your data. Help your team learn more about your data with these features.

Version control with Git

Integrate Secoda with Git, and use version control to merge or roll back changes as needed.

Data Q&A and Requests

Data Q&A and requests are simple with Secoda. Search for your data where it lives without having to rely on the data team or jump between various tools.

Flexible, Notion-like docs

Make documentation easy and collaborative with flexible, Notion-like docs that your whole team can view and update.

Confluence / Jira integrations

Seamlessly integrate the tools you use most. Unlike Informatica, you can merge Secoda with Confluence and Jira.

Discover and Understand All of Your Data in One Place

Secoda consolidates your data into one easily searchable platform. With our data catalog tool, there are no more data silos and endless requests for the data team. All of your users can discover, search, and understand data using our tool. Everything they need can be found right on the Secoda platform.

Collaborate With Your Team and Document Changes

Secoda is designed to make collaboration as simple as possible. Our holistic platform makes it easy for your team to connect, share data, document changes and updates, and more by processing updates throughout your data catalog so everyone is seeing the same data.

Your team will be able to track metadata, lineage, and data usage from the Secoda data management dashboard. You can also share data with third parties and stakeholders without issue. Secoda makes collaboration easy for everyone in your company.

Make Your Data Easily Searchable

By compiling your data across all of your data sources, Secoda makes data easily searchable. Data discovery is simple for everyone in your business, increasing overall data literacy across your teams and empowering more people to make data-driven decisions on their own.

This also frees up the data team and makes it easier for them to manage data and spend more time on strategic work and less time on data requests from other teams.

Easily Integrate With Other Tools You’re Already Using

Secoda makes it easy to integrate our platform with the rest of your data stack. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice the tools you already use to make room for a data catalog tool. Instead, your data catalog tool should improve the capabilities of your other tools. With Secoda, you can integrate with Slack, Linear, Jira, Confluence, Notion, and more. You don’t have to jump between tools to access data when you have Secoda integrated.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of using Secoda?


Here are some of the key benefits of using Secoda:Our name means “search company data,” and it’s easy to understand why when you use our tool. No tool is more intuitive for making data searchable, accessible, and easier to understand.Our platform doesn’t just focus on technical metadata. It’s a holistic platform that supports collaboration, data discovery, and much more.Secoda is easy to integrate with your other tools.Secoda is extremely easy to set up and allows for unlimited viewers.

How is Secoda different from Informatica?


Secoda offers various features that Stemma doesn’t. Secoda offers advanced charting and querying abilities, is simple to set up, and has simple pricing that allows for unlimited viewers. Additionally, Secoda offers these features:

Customer links and invitations - Share data with customers and collaborate with the external team
Workspace analytics - Get in-depth data analytics
Version control with Git - Merge changes and roll back to previous versions in Git
Data Q&A and Requests - Make data requests accessible to the whole team
Flexible, Notion-like docs - Team members can easily collaborate with Notion-like docs
Confluence / Jira integrations - Integrate the tools you use, such as Confluence, Jira, and more
API access - Secoda provides access to our API.
Self-Hosted - Secoda can be hosted in a self-hosted environment.

What makes Secoda a better alternative to Informatica?


People often choose Secoda over Informatica because of Secoda’s full suite of features, intuitive platform, and easy setup and pricing. If you’re looking for the best data catalog platform for your data stack, choose Secoda.

What metadata does Secoda extract?


Secoda does not pull in your data. Instead, Secoda pulls in metadata about your data. For a majority of the integrations connected to Secoda, this means Secoda pulls in resource names, popularity, lineage, queries, descriptions and frequent usage. For more information about our integration, you can visit our integration docs.

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