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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure HDInsight

When compare to Apache Iaas hadoop it is cost effective and providing room for in-depth log analytics and monitoring capability. We have linked this data with Azure ML application to train to create a model for predicting frequent errors and how to resolve automatically. HDI insight backed with life cycle of blob storage, which is helping us to minimize the cost.
Prabhu Sundararaj | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Analytics Engine

  • Well suited for my big data related project or a static data set analysis especially for uploading huge dataset to the cluster.
  • But had some issues with connecting IoT real-time data and feeding to Power BI. It might be my understanding please take it as a mere comment rather than a suggestion.
Prasanna Nattuthurai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure HDInsight

  • Data is presented without interfering others (IT or other dept).
  • Data is managed properly and is available for retrievable any time.
  • Legacy use of CD/DVD and Pendrive are not required.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Analytics Engine

  • Jobs with Spark, Hadoop, or Hive queries are rapidly attained
  • Can collect, organize and analyze your data accurately
  • You can customize, for example, Spark or Hadoop configuration settings, or Python, R, Scala, or Java libraries.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure HDInsight

  • Spark version is old and crappy.
  • Lack of integration with other Azure platforms.
  • There is more room for improvement in workload based scaling.
  • Not easy to use. Log report hardly shows anything and the interface is not user friendly.
Partha Protim Pegu | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Analytics Engine

  • Easier pricing and plug-and-play like you see with AWS and Azure, it would be nice from a budgeting and billing standpoint, as well as better support for the administration.
  • Bundling of the Cloud Object Storage should be included with the Analytics Engine.
  • The inability to add your own Hadoop stack components has made some transfers a little more complex.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Azure HDInsight

Azure HDInsight 8.2
Based on 5 answers
Azure HDInsight is usable on the top of Azure Data Lake and gives us the benefit of analyzing large scale data workload in Hadoop. Usability and support from Microsoft are outstanding.
Krishn Garg | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Analytics Engine

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Support Rating

Azure HDInsight

Azure HDInsight 8.2
Based on 5 answers
Well suited in advertising and marketing to serve the business purpose and best fit in the transformation of high volume data.
Krishn Garg | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Analytics Engine

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Alternatives Considered

Azure HDInsight

At this time I have not used any other similar products... I am open to it but Azure HDInsight and its components really work well for our organization.
Kristin Page | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Analytics Engine

We initially wanted to go with Google BigQuery, mainly for the name recognition. However, the pricing and support structure led us to seek alternatives, which pointed us to IBM. Apache Spark was also in the running, but here IBM's domination in the industry made the choice a no-brainer. As previously stated, the support received was not quite what we expected, but was adequate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure HDInsight

  • When compare our previous Apache Iaas Hadoop maintenance cost, Azure HDInsight is very cost effective and provides lots of room to optimize our data.
Prabhu Sundararaj | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Analytics Engine

  • This product has allowed us to gather analytics data across multiple platforms so we can view and analyze the data from different workflows, all in one place.
  • IBM Analytics has allowed us to scale on demand which allows us to capture more and more data, thus increasing our ROI.
  • The convenience of the ability to access and administer the product via multiple interfaces has allowed our administrators to ensure that the application is making a positive ROI for our business users and partners.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure HDInsight

General

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

IBM Analytics Engine

General

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

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