Informatica PowerCenter has been a global leader in the business of ETL technology and most of the software engineers aspire to learn Informatica tool who want to enter or are already working in the field of Datawarehouse. To practice Informatica, you need it on your local system so that you can work on it and learn it thoroughly but since informatica license is too costly it becomes difficult for one to get it for personal use.
But you don’t have to worry about paying the license cost now. If you want to use it for personal learning below listed are complete steps which will help you to get the Informatica PowerCenter license for free.
- Go to site https://edelivery.oracle.com and select register here.
- After registering, it will ask you to sign in using the username and password mentioned during registration.
- After Sign in you will have a below screen, in this in the field adjacent to all categories box please type in PowerCenter and 2 options will appear
- Oracle Informatica PowerCenter and PowerConnect Adapters
- Oracle Business Intelligence Data Warehouse Administration Console and Informatica PowerCenter
- Please select the second one: Oracle Business Intelligence Data Warehouse Administration Console and Informatica PowerCenter and hit Add to cart. As soon as you select add to cart you will see a View Cart/Checkout option in the top right corner.
- Hit checkout and select the required platform/Languages as required and press continue option.
- On selecting continue it will take you Oracle Standard Terms and Restrictions page where you need to accept the license agreement which basically means you can only use the Informatica license for personal use and not for business. After selecting the license terms and conditions you need to press continue.
- Next page gives you the versions you need to download. You can download all or else can only download the zip files for only the Informatica version which you need. Note that oracle database too is included in the package. Make sure to download all the necessary zip files as per numbers mentioned in the name itself. After selecting them hit download.
- After downloading and extraction you will have a filename like Oracle_America_Inc-OEM-V101-Prod_____. This is the license key which you can use while installing Informatica Server and client.
So now you have the license you can install Informatica PowerCenter in your local system and can easily practice on the tool.