Appen vs. Databricks Lakehouse Platform

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Appen
Score 7.4 out of 10
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The Appen platform combines human intelligence from over one million people all over the world with models to create training data for ML projects. Appen users can upload data to the Appen platform, and they provide the annotations, judgments, and labels needed to help create ground truth for models.N/A
Databricks Lakehouse Platform
Score 8.1 out of 10
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Databricks in San Francisco offers the Databricks Lakehouse Platform (formerly the Unified Analytics Platform), a data science platform and Apache Spark cluster manager. The Databricks Unified Data Service aims to provide a reliable and scalable platform for data pipelines, data lakes, and data platforms. Users can manage full data journey, to ingest, process, store, and expose data throughout an organization. Its Data Science Workspace is a collaborative environment for practitioners to run…
$0.07
Per DBU
Pricing
AppenDatabricks Lakehouse Platform
Editions & Modules
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Standard
$0.07
Per DBU
Premium
$0.10
Per DBU
Enterprise
$0.13
Per DBU
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AppenDatabricks Lakehouse Platform
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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User Ratings
AppenDatabricks Lakehouse Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
8.4
(17 ratings)
Usability
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9.4
(3 ratings)
Support Rating
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8.6
(2 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
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8.0
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Professional Services
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10.0
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User Testimonials
AppenDatabricks Lakehouse Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
Appen
It is well suited for the users and potential employee who are free of any job perspective and need their free time to be utilized. Users can use their free time to be used for submission of interesting tasks.
Whereas the number of tasks are very less and processing time is also very extensive and recruitment takes time more.
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Databricks
If you need a managed big data megastore, which has native integration with highly optimized Apache Spark Engine and native integration with MLflow, go for Databricks Lakehouse Platform. The Databricks Lakehouse Platform is a breeze to use and analytics capabilities are supported out of the box. You will find it a bit difficult to manage code in notebooks but you will get used to it soon.
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Pros
Appen
  • Project listing
  • Hiring of the potential and qualified users
  • Tracking of the projects
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Databricks
  • Process raw data in One Lake (S3) env to relational tables and views
  • Share notebooks with our business analysts so that they can use the queries and generate value out of the data
  • Try out PySpark and Spark SQL queries on raw data before using them in our Spark jobs
  • Modern day ETL operations made easy using Databricks. Provide access mechanism for different set of customers
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Cons
Appen
  • Selection procedure is bit .
  • The questionnaire need to be reviewed.
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Databricks
  • Connect my local code in Visual code to my Databricks Lakehouse Platform cluster so I can run the code on the cluster. The old databricks-connect approach has many bugs and is hard to set up. The new Databricks Lakehouse Platform extension on Visual Code, doesn't allow the developers to debug their code line by line (only we can run the code).
  • Maybe have a specific Databricks Lakehouse Platform IDE that can be used by Databricks Lakehouse Platform users to develop locally.
  • Visualization in MLFLOW experiment can be enhanced
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Usability
Appen
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Databricks
Because it is an amazing platform for designing experiments and delivering a deep dive analysis that requires execution of highly complex queries, as well as it allows to share the information and insights across the company with their shared workspaces, while keeping it secured.

in terms of graph generation and interaction it could improve their UI and UX
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Support Rating
Appen
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Databricks
One of the best customer and technology support that I have ever experienced in my career. You pay for what you get and you get the Rolls Royce. It reminds me of the customer support of SAS in the 2000s when the tools were reaching some limits and their engineer wanted to know more about what we were doing, long before "data science" was even a name. Databricks truly embraces the partnership with their customer and help them on any given challenge.
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Alternatives Considered
Appen
Appen offers projects mostly related to my native language and also according to my expertise . It offers very interesting projects to be completed , which requires not very expertise and less time to be completed for each task. It is also very convenient to use after selection for the task and also well rewarding against the time consumed for the task completion.
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Databricks
Compared to Synapse & Snowflake, Databricks provides a much better development experience, and deeper configuration capabilities. It works out-of-the-box but still allows you intricate customisation of the environment. I find Databricks very flexible and resilient at the same time while Synapse and Snowflake feel more limited in terms of configuration and connectivity to external tools.
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Return on Investment
Appen
  • It has Positive impact as it provides opportunity for new jobs in my area of expertise.
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Databricks
  • The ability to spin up a BIG Data platform with little infrastructure overhead allows us to focus on business value not admin
  • DB has the ability to terminate/time out instances which helps manage cost.
  • The ability to quickly access typical hard to build data scenarios easily is a strength.
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