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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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We used to work on a huge data and need something useful for this so that we switched to HIP and helps to parsing the data and to work on a large volume of data. It helps us to handle the growing number of data sources and increasing compliance mandates. New features of this software are also good.
Read full review Pros 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 Read full review High volume data transformation Integration and mapping technology Enhancing data complexity Read full review Cons Integration with more data sources Ability to deliver data to clients without AWS accounts Inclusion of direct data downloads in addition to asynchronous methods Read full review It do not integrate with browsers like Google chrome It needs a good Dashboard Sometimes it is not responding while using Read full review Likelihood to Renew
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.
Read full review Alternatives Considered Read full review Return on Investment 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% Read full review It is very good for high volume data and designed for that also. It connects our data in file, spreadsheet and database. It should have to be a good Dashboard for users Read full review ScreenShots