AWS Data Exchange vs. SAS DataFlux

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AWS Data Exchange
Score 3.8 out of 10
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AWS Data Exchange is an integration for data service, from which subscribers can easily browse the AWS Data Exchange catalog to find relevant and up-to-date commercial data products covering a wide range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, life sciences, geospatial, consumer, media & entertainment, and more.N/A
SAS DataFlux
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
SAS DataFlux's capabilities handle data profiling, matching, cleansing and monitoring. Capabilities are available as individual products or as a platform. DataFlux competes with Informatica, Trilliium, Ataccama, and SAP Data Quality Management.N/A
Pricing
AWS Data ExchangeSAS DataFlux
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AWS Data ExchangeSAS DataFlux
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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AWS Data ExchangeSAS DataFlux
Top Pros
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Features
AWS Data ExchangeSAS DataFlux
Data Source Connection
Comparison of Data Source Connection features of Product A and Product B
AWS Data Exchange
8.0
2 Ratings
4% below category average
SAS DataFlux
-
Ratings
Connect to traditional data sources7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Modeling
Comparison of Data Modeling features of Product A and Product B
AWS Data Exchange
8.2
1 Ratings
2% above category average
SAS DataFlux
-
Ratings
Data model creation9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Metadata management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Business rules and workflow7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Collaboration9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Testing and debugging7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Governance
Comparison of Data Governance features of Product A and Product B
AWS Data Exchange
7.0
1 Ratings
16% below category average
SAS DataFlux
-
Ratings
Integration with data quality tools7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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AWS Data ExchangeSAS DataFlux
Small Businesses
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Score 9.5 out of 10

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Medium-sized Companies
InfoSphere
InfoSphere
Score 10.0 out of 10
InfoSphere
InfoSphere
Score 10.0 out of 10
Enterprises
InfoSphere
InfoSphere
Score 10.0 out of 10
InfoSphere
InfoSphere
Score 10.0 out of 10
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User Ratings
AWS Data ExchangeSAS DataFlux
Likelihood to Recommend
1.2
(2 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
1.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AWS Data ExchangeSAS DataFlux
Likelihood to Recommend
Amazon AWS
AWS Data Exchange fits best for scenarios where you have datasets that you would like to sell and you want to deliver it to anyone who would like to purchase it. It really beats having to set up downloads via your own website or portal. However, it can get complicated to manage if you're trying to deliver a dataset a client has already paid for.
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SAS
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Pros
Amazon AWS
  • Simplified data delivery
  • Ability to create any amount of data products
  • Ability to integrate payment plans with data products
  • Tracking data downloads and users
  • Integration with other AWS data services
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SAS
  • dfPower Studio connects to virtually any data source, and any dfPower Studio user in any department can use dfPower Studio to profile, cleanse, integrate, enrich, monitor, and otherwise improve data quality throughout the enterprise. dfPower Architect, an innovative job flow builder, enables users to build complex management workflows quickly and logically.
  • DataFlux Integration Server supports the ability to run batch dfPower Studio jobs in a client/server environment.
  • DataFlux Integration Server for SAS additionally enables allows SAS programs to invoke DataFlux batch jobs from a SAS program and allows SAS programs to call a business service that was designed in the dfPower Studio client environment.
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Cons
Amazon AWS
  • Integration with more data sources
  • Ability to deliver data to clients without AWS accounts
  • Inclusion of direct data downloads in addition to asynchronous methods
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SAS
  • DataFlux handled all of our data integration needs. It could be considered pricey when compared to Microsoft's bundled SSIS product.
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Likelihood to Renew
Amazon AWS
There have been a lot of problems with ADX. First, the entire system is incredibly clunky from beginning to end.First, by AWS's own admission they're missing a lot of "tablestakes functionality" like the ability to see who is coming to your pages, more flexibility to edit and update your listings, the ability to create a storefront or catalog that actually tries to sell your products. All-in-all you're flying completely blind with AWS. In our convos with other sellers we strongly believe very little organic traffic is flowing through the AWS exchange. For the headache, it's not worth the time or the effort. It's very difficult to market or sell your products.We've also had a number of simple UX bugs where they just don't accurately reflect the attributes of your product. For instance for an S3 bucket they had "+metered costs" displayed to one of our buyers in the price. This of course caused a lot of confusion. They also misrepresented the historical revisions that were available in our product sets because of another UX bug. It's difficult to know what other things in the UX are also broken and incongruent.We also did have a purchase, but the seller is completely at their whim at providing you fake emails, fake company names, fake use cases because AWS hasn't thought through simple workflows like "why even have subscription confirmation if I can fake literally everything about a subscription request." So as a result we're now in an endless, timewasting, unhelpful thread with AWS support trying to get payment. They're confused of what to do and we feel completely lost.Lastly, the AWS team has been abysmal in addressing our concerns. Conversations with them result in a laundry list of excuses of why simple functionalities are so hard (including just having accurate documentation). It was a very frustrating and unproductive call. Our objective of our call was to help us see that ADX is a well-resourced and well-visioned product. Ultimately they couldn't clearly articulate who they built the exchange for both on the seller side and the buyer side.Don't waste your time. This is at best a very foggy experiment. Look at other sellers, they have a lot of free pages to try to get attention, but then have smart tactics to divert transactions away from the ADX. Ultimately, smart move. Why give 8-10% of your cut to a product that is basically bare-bones infrastructure.
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SAS
We are happy with the software and its functionality. As a SAS-shop, DataFlux is a logical choice for complex data integration.
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Return on Investment
Amazon AWS
  • Reduced time to publish datasets for sale by more than 80%
  • Increased net profit from dataset sales by ~10%
  • Reduced data delivery time to clients by 15%
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SAS
  • Complex data integration.
  • SAS integration.
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