Data profiling tools

Dataedo

Dataedo is a metadata management & data catalog tool with a data profiling feature. It allows you to use sample data to learn what data is stored in your data assets. You can browse min, max, average and median values, see top values, as well as value and row distribution to understand the data better before using it.

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

Global IDs Data Profiling Suite is a data discovery and profiling tool that automates the discovery of data assets, automates data profiling, and provides an active inventory of all data assets.

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
Sensitive data discovery: Yes
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: -
Tagging data: Yes

IBM InfoSphere Information Analyzer

IBM InfoSphere Information Analyzer provides data profiling and analysis to accurately evaluate the content and structure of your data for consistency and quality. It utilizes a reusable rules library and supports multi-level evaluations by rule record and pattern. It also facilitates the management of exceptions to established rules to help identify data inconsistencies, redundancies and anomalies, and make inferences about the best choices for structure.

Access control: Yes
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,Windows
Sensitive data discovery: Yes
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Stdev
Tagging data: Yes

Data Ladder

Data Ladder’s DataMatch Enterprise offers one of the easiest to use data profiling tools in the market. It quickly provides enough metadata to construct a cogent profile analysis of data quality and quantifies the scope and depth of necessary add-ons to make the project successful. Once it does the profiling, it proceeds to perform data matching, cleansing, deduplication and standardization, finally achieving data validation.

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): Windows
Sensitive data discovery: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Max,Min
Tagging data: No

DataRobot Data Prep

DataRobot Data Prep enables both novice and expert users to quickly and interactively explore, profile, clean, enrich and shape diverse data into AI assets ready for machine learning model development and deployment. It offers a visually interactive user interface that presents data in familiar tabular or spreadsheet style with no coding required. DataRobot provides profiles for every record and feature, including how many values are unique or missing and the statistical mean, standard deviation, median, minimum value, and maximum value.

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: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Max,Min,Stdev
Tagging data: Yes

Toad Data Point

Toad Data Point is a multi-platform database query, data prep, and reporting tool. It lets you visually profile and sample database tables and data sets for patterns, unique values, duplicates, missing information, min./max. values and more.

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): Windows
Sensitive data discovery: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Max,Min,Stdev
Tagging data: Yes

Informatica Data Profiling

Informatica’s data profiling solution, Data Explorer, is available in two editions—Standard and Advanced—that employ powerful data profiling capabilities to scan every single data record, from any source, to find anomalies and hidden relationships. It works regardless of complexity or of the relationship between your data sources.

Access control: No
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: No
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: Avg,Max,Min,Stdev
Tagging data: Yes

Trillium Discovery

Trillium Discovery provides industry-leading data profiling at scale, designed specifically to meet the challenges presented by today’s data environments, with native connectivity to cloud and big data sources to execute data profiling tasks. It lets you visually assess the quality of your data and support data governance with comprehensive profiling, customized to your business

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: No

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

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

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