This chapter details the main components which you can find in the Cloud family of the Palette in the Integration perspective of Talend Studio.
Private and public cloud databases, data services and SaaS-based applications (CRM, HR, ERP, etc.) are springing up alongside on-premise applications and databases that have been the mainstay of corporate IT. The resulting hybrid IT environments have more sources, of more diverse types, which require more modes of integration, and more effort on data quality and consistency across sources.
The Cloud family comprises the most popular database connectors adapted to Cloud and SaaS applications and technologies.