Data profiling tools

Astera Centerprise

Astera Centerprise is an end-to-end data integration software that enables you to integrate, cleanse, and transform data in a code-free environment. Its built-in data profiling feature lets you easily examine your source data and get detailed information about its structure, quality, and integrity. Custom data integration and quality rules can also be defined to validate incoming data and identify missing or invalid records.

Access control: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Excel workbooks: Yes
Flat files: Yes
Free edition: No
Metadata identification: No
NoSQL sources: No
Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Sensitive data discovery: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Max,Min
Tagging data: No

DataCleaner

The heart of DataCleaner is a strong data profiling engine for discovering and analyzing the quality of your data. Find the patterns, missing values, character sets and other characteristics of your data values.

Access control: No
Commercial: Free
Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Excel workbooks: Yes
Flat files: Yes
Free edition: Yes
Metadata identification: No
NoSQL sources: Yes
Runs on: (for desktop): Linux,Mac OS,Windows
Sensitive data discovery: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: -
Tagging data: No

CloverDX

CloverDX Data Profiler is a CloverDX module that lets you perform various analyses of your data. It is a part of CloverDX Designer and helps to do various profiling tasks, such as finding the maximum value, median, the most unique value, and many others.

Access control: No
Commercial: Commercial
Desktop/Cloud: Desktop
Excel workbooks: Yes
Flat files: Yes
Free edition: No
Metadata identification: Yes
NoSQL sources: Yes
Runs on: (for desktop): Linux,Mac OS,Windows
Sensitive data discovery: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Max,Min,Stdev
Tagging data: No

Trifacta

Trifacta is an open and interactive cloud platform for data engineers and analysts to collaboratively profile, prepare, and pipeline data for analytics and machine learning. For ease of data profiling, Trifacta automatically identifies dataset formats, schemas, specific attributes, and relationships across attributes and datasets, along with associated metadata for each dataset.

Access control: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Desktop/Cloud: Cloud
Excel workbooks: Yes
Flat files: Yes
Free edition: No
Metadata identification: Yes
NoSQL sources: Yes
Runs on: (for desktop): -
Sensitive data discovery: Yes
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Max,Min,Stdev
Tagging data: No

DQLabs

DQLabs platform has a data profiling platform that is AI-driven and accepts data from multiple sources in different formats if necessary. The user interface is user-friendly and will allow the user to track the data profiling process and make adjustments where they feel it’s necessary. The platform algorithms will detect deep insight into the source data and increase the quality of the profiled data.

Access control: No
Commercial: Commercial
Desktop/Cloud: Cloud
Excel workbooks: No
Flat files: Yes
Free edition: No
Metadata identification: Yes
NoSQL sources: Yes
Runs on: (for desktop): -
Sensitive data discovery: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: -
Tagging data: Yes

SAS Data Quality

SAS Data Quality gives you a single interface to manage the entire data quality life cycle: profiling, standardizing, matching, and monitoring. It lets you validate data against standard measures and customized business rules. Uncover relationships across tables, databases, and source applications. Verify that the data in your tables matches the appropriate description. Establish trends and commonalities in business information and examine numerical trends via mean, median, mode, and standard deviation.

It makes it easy to profile and identify problems, preview data, and set up repeatable processes to maintain a high level of data quality.

Access control: Yes
Commercial: Commercial
Desktop/Cloud: Cloud
Excel workbooks: No
Flat files: No
Free edition: No
Metadata identification: Yes
NoSQL sources: No
Runs on: (for desktop): -
Sensitive data discovery: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Stdev
Tagging data: No

Alation Data Catalog

Alation’s data profiling capabilities help reduce the time spent in the data exploration phase. With Alation’s data profile, data consumers have the metrics they need to easily discern the quality of any data object. Alation displays important characteristics, statistics, and numerical graphs about the data — enabling data scientists and data engineers to quickly take action. The data profiling now also includes new charts and customizations.

Access control: No
Commercial: Commercial
Desktop/Cloud: Cloud
Excel workbooks: No
Flat files: Yes
Free edition: No
Metadata identification: Yes
NoSQL sources: Yes
Runs on: (for desktop): -
Sensitive data discovery: Yes
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: -
Tagging data: Yes