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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 7.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Alation

Alation is best suited for data analysts and data scientists to understand the business using the metadata that it curates. It provides a platform for users to be able to run queries and share them with other users, which creates a collaborative environment. It is a single source of truth to learn more about the data you work with daily.
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Cloudera Data Platform

I have seen that Cloudera Data Platform is well suited for large batch processes. It works really well for our indication analyses that are performed by the actuaries. I feel that rapid streaming operations may be a situation where additional technology would be needed to provide for a robust solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Alation

  • Query builder
  • Entity relationship
  • Metadata
  • Conversations
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cloudera Data Platform

  • Scales
  • Highly available
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Alation

  • Data flow
  • Impact analysis
  • User experience
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cloudera Data Platform

  • Constantly changing costs
  • Log visibility
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Alation

Alation 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It's a great tool in terms of user experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cloudera Data Platform

No score
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Support Rating

Alation

Alation 10.0
Based on 1 answer
You get great support from Alation right from setting up the system to using them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cloudera Data Platform

Cloudera Data Platform 8.0
Based on 2 answers
We have utilized Cloudera support quite frequently and are very satisfied with the capability and responsiveness of that team. Often, the new features delivered with the platform give us an opportunity to mature the way we're doing things, and the support team have been valuable in developing those new patterns.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Alation

Apache atlas, LinkedIn Datahub, Lyft Amundsen are some of the open-source tools we've explored before using Alation. Alation is way advanced over these tools and it has AI capabilities to help you write queries in an automated fashion. and learn more about the data in an easy way. It's very helpful in the data world.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cloudera Data Platform

IBM's offering of the Cloud Pak for Data has been a moving target and difficult to compare to Cloudera Data Platform. We have implemented our solution on Amazon Web Services, which appears to be supported by IBM at this point, but the migration would be very expensive for us to endeavor.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Alation

  • Single source of truth
  • One application to all queries about metadata
  • Query platform
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cloudera Data Platform

  • Reduced operational costs
  • Speed to market
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Pricing Details

Alation

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Alation Editions & Modules

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Cloudera Data Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Cloudera Data Platform Editions & Modules

Edition
CDP Public Cloud - Data Engineering$0.071
CDP Public Cloud - Data Warehouse$0.0541
CDP Public Cloud - Operational Database$0.081
CDP Public Cloud - Machine Learning$0.171
CDP Public Cloud - Data Hub$0.041
CDP Public Cloud - Flow Management$0.151
CDP Private Cloud - Plus Edition$4002
CDP Private Cloud - Base Edition$10,000.003
  1. per CCU (hourly rate)
  2. CCU (annual subscription)
  3. node + variable (annual subscription)
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