Salesforce implementation faces growing need for ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) tools that can efficiently, reliably and continually move data from legacy/3rd party application to Salesforce. Data Loader or Workbench are the most commonly used tool to perform bulk load of data, but these tools will not be useful when there is need to perform repetitive bulk job or we have to load large amount of data or need to connect two salesforce org with each other. That’s where Talend comes as perfect tool; it offers great flexibility for repetitive, complex or large scale data transfer operation.
Talend also provide easy integration with Salesforce Wave Analytics Cloud. It is a secure and managed cloud integration platform that makes it easy to connect and share cloud as well as on-premises data with the Salesforce Wave Analytics Cloud.
It is an open source and free tool. It believes in community-driven approach. Best facet about Talent is connecting data and applications on-premises or in the cloud, real-time or batch, big data to master data using same visual tools. You can also generate code using visual tools to for your jobs.
Salesforce Admin can easily learn this tool and also become Integration Expert! Data can be migrated between two Salesforce orgs or any other data source by just establishing connection using drag and drop UI.
If you want to build your first Talent job for Salesforce, download this quick start guide.