Data warehousing teams traditionally have used a wide variety of data warehousing tools as they work through the stages of the data warehousing lifecycle to deliver warehousing projects. With every stage, a new software or data warehousing tool was required. Data warehouse automation software provides teams with much broader, far-reaching capabilities and benefits and unites the entire data warehousing lifecycle within one solution.

Use this comparison chart to quickly see the starting and stopping points for a variety of tools throughout the data warehousing lifecycle, and how data warehouse automation software can unite the entire data warehousing process.

Interested in more specifically understanding how data warehouse automation differs from ETL/ELT tools? Take a look at our comparison guide titled Modern Data Warehousing: How Data Warehouse Automation differs from ETL and ELT Tools.