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Anaconda

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33 Ratings

Datameer

12 Ratings

Anaconda

Top Rated
33 Ratings
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Datameer

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Anaconda

Anaconda is great for academic and private organizations that cannot afford more expensive Python/R package managers. Also, it is more appropriate for intermediate to advanced Python users--Anaconda can be somewhat frustrating for beginners, as it takes some practice to get comfortable with the workflow. I find it particularly useful for working in teams, because if everyone uses the same package manager, it is easier to troubleshoot issues and makes for reproducible research. For wealthier organizations, a premium package management system (with tech support) would be ideal. Anaconda is also great for people working independently on code development.
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Datameer

It is the first and only end-user focused application for Hadoop based analytics.
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Pros

  • Anaconda is one platform with all the necessary toolset for data analysis. It is very easy to set up on any OS.
  • Adding new libraries and configuring them is quite simple and easy. Traditionally this task using command prompt is not simple. Updating the existing libraries is also easy.
  • I experimented many platforms and tools before deciding on Anaconda as this platform helps with lots of business insights for enhancing my work function.
  • Sharing the dashboards to team with very good visuals is easy as Jupyter Notebooks offers various forms of sharing.
  • For someone who is new, the learning curve is very simple. Excellent community help.
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  • It leverages scalability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of hadoop to deliver an end-user focused analytic platform for big data without involvement of IT.
  • It overcomes Hadoop`s complexity by providing GUI interface with pre-built functions across integration, analytics and data visualization .
  • Excel feature is awesome for business users which is already provided by Datameer.
  • Using datameer now user can do smart analytic using Decision Trees, Column dependency and recommendation.
  • Recently HTML5 inclusion is making application to available on a wider range of devices, including the iPad and other mobile devices which does not support Flash.
  • It can be used in premise or in a cloud computing environment.
  • Wizard-based data integration designed for IT and business users to schedule and do transformation of large sets of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data without any knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem.
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Cons

  • I am not sure as I have not explored more on Anaconda platform if we can create workflows of different tasks on data using pre-defined templates. For example, KNIME offers this kind of approach.
  • Once some analysis is completed and if the result has to be presented, currently I see the only option is sharing the Jupyter notebook.
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  • No specific examples of this in general, but as you mature in your use of Datameer, you may have to decide between investing in training of your staff to use other tools in the Hadoop ecosystem, or you may need to increase your hardware investment a little faster than you would expect to keep pace with demand for the tool as it gains users. One con, specific to our organization is the ingestion-based license model, which could be too expensive for our uses. With other tools such as Hive, HBase, CouchDB, the costs are based on your hardware investment and support contracts (and license fees for Couch).
  • It would be nice to have a mature API (web service based perhaps) for sharing infographics generated in Datameer and forward through a proxy or web portal. If we could have used Datameer to provide customer facing graphical output through our other web portals in a secure and manageable way, the value proposition of the Datameer product would have been increased tremendously as a solution. When we assessed doing this more than a year ago, we found the older style security API inadequate for this purpose. I was able to do a prototype use case through custom configuration and development methods around reverse proxies and the custom wrappers I built, but maintenance and administration would have been awkward. At current state of maturity in Hadoop tools, I think using Hadoop and associated tools as a work horse and data lake, as part of a data stream that is secured deep in your environment is the best approach. Reporting tools are maturing quickly to provide connectors to Hadoop, while facilitating report sharing in a proven manner, so I am very, very bullish on Hadoop in the long run. Learn more about Hadoop at www.datafoam.com.
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Datameer6.4
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We are using the tool for production level work, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
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Datameer9.0
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Easy to use for most things, starts to require some planning as your projects get more complex.
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I have compared Datameer with the tools listed above and it blows them out of the water. Datameer is much more user friendly than these tools and is also a lot more powerful. Once the Q1 release comes out with drill down capabilities on the infographics, Datameer will surpass Tableau and Spotfire in visualization.
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Return on Investment

  • I am using the Opensource
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  • Cannot determine this accurately due to multiple variables changing simultaneously.
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Pricing Details

Anaconda

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Free Trial
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Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Datameer

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