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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 9.1 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

Cloudera Enterprise offers the right mix of components to build a robust data platform which supports both reporting and analytics which can deal with all sorts of data.
Rakesh Neelavar Rao | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Alation

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

Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

  • One of the oldest distributors of enterprise standard Hadoop.
  • Distribution is based on open source Hadoop even though customizations are done on top of that.
  • Faster updates and bug fixes to the products as they have Apache committers.
  • Central configuration and control of your Hadoop platform (but still needs improvements).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Alation

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

Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

  • As any new technology, difficult to hire resources who know the solution specially in APJC to help with Lab and PoC activities.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Alation

No score
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Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub 8.2
Based on 7 answers
Cloudera is expanding with varied range of products and it looks to me as a challenging company and very competitive in the Big Data market. I would recommend to using the latest stable version as new features are added with each version and different bugs are fixed. As Big data is a constantly evolving so trying new Cloudera products helps businesses to stay competitive in the market domain as every big organization is now trying to move to Big Data.
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 Enterprise Data Hub

No score
No answers yet
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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 Enterprise Data Hub

No score
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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 Enterprise Data Hub

I have not evaluated any similar products, and in fact, don't know of any direct competitor. Amazon's Redshift has a similar spirit.
Lois Garcia, GSEC | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Alation

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

Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

  • The tools in Cloudera Enterprise have enabled us to perform seamless upgrades and monitor the clusters
  • Investing in the support enables us to engage with Cloudera to get access to required patches and backports in case of bugs which helps with wider adoption of open source software in the enterprise.
  • Voice of the customer enabled us to put forth requests for new features across various components.
Rakesh Neelavar Rao | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Alation

General

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

Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub

General

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

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