Cloudera Data Science Workbench vs. Hortonworks Data Platform

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Data Science Workbench
Score 6.7 out of 10
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Cloudera Data Science Workbench enables secure self-service data science for the enterprise. It is a collaborative environment where developers can work with a variety of libraries and frameworks.N/A
Hortonworks Data Platform
Score 7.0 out of 10
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Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is an open source framework for distributed storage and processing of large, multi-source data sets. HDP modernizes IT infrastructure and keeps data secure—in the cloud or on-premises—while helping to drive new revenue streams, improve customer experience, and control costs. Hortonworks merged with Cloudera in eary 2019.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Data Science WorkbenchHortonworks Data Platform
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
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Platform Connectivity
Comparison of Platform Connectivity features of Product A and Product B
Cloudera Data Science Workbench
7.5
2 Ratings
12% below category average
Hortonworks Data Platform
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Connect to Multiple Data Sources7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Extend Existing Data Sources8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Automatic Data Format Detection7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
MDM Integration8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Exploration
Comparison of Data Exploration features of Product A and Product B
Cloudera Data Science Workbench
7.6
2 Ratings
11% below category average
Hortonworks Data Platform
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Visualization7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Interactive Data Analysis8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Preparation
Comparison of Data Preparation features of Product A and Product B
Cloudera Data Science Workbench
7.8
2 Ratings
6% below category average
Hortonworks Data Platform
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Interactive Data Cleaning and Enrichment7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Transformations8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Encryption8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Built-in Processors8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform Data Modeling
Comparison of Platform Data Modeling features of Product A and Product B
Cloudera Data Science Workbench
7.6
2 Ratings
11% below category average
Hortonworks Data Platform
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Multiple Model Development Languages and Tools8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated Machine Learning7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Single platform for multiple model development7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Self-Service Model Delivery8.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Model Deployment
Comparison of Model Deployment features of Product A and Product B
Cloudera Data Science Workbench
8.0
2 Ratings
7% below category average
Hortonworks Data Platform
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Flexible Model Publishing Options8.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Security, Governance, and Cost Controls7.82 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Cloudera Data Science WorkbenchHortonworks Data Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(3 ratings)
7.0
(9 ratings)
Support Rating
7.9
(2 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
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9.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Cloudera Data Science WorkbenchHortonworks Data Platform
Likelihood to Recommend
Cloudera
Organizations which already implemented on-premise Hadoop based Cloudera Data Platform (CDH) for their Big Data warehouse architecture will definitely get more value from seamless integration of Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) with their existing CDH Platform. However, for organizations with hybrid (cloud and on-premise) data platform without prior implementation of CDH, implementing CDSW can be a challenge technically and financially.
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Cloudera
I find HDP easy to use and solves most of the problems for people looking to manage their big data. Evaluating the Hortonworks Data Platform is easy as it is free to download and install in your cluster. Single node cluster available as Sandbox is also easy for POCs.
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Pros
Cloudera
  • One single IDE (browser based application) that makes Scala, R, Python integrated under one tool
  • For larger organizations/teams, it lets you be self reliant
  • As it sits on your cluster, it has very easy access of all the data on the HDFS
  • Linking with Github is a very good way to keep the code versions intact
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Cloudera
  • It does a good job of packaging a lot of big data components into bundles and lets you use the ones you are interested in or need. It supports an extensive list of components which lets us solve many problems.
  • It provides the ability to manage installations and maintenance using Apache Ambari. It helps us in using management packs to install/upgrade components easily. It also helps us add, remove components, add, remove hosts, perform upgrades in a convenient manner. It also provides alerts and notifications and monitors the environment.
  • What they excel in is packaging open source components that are relevant and are useful to solve and complement each other as well as contribute to enhancing those components. They do a great job in the community to keep on top of what would be useful to users, fixing bugs and working with other companies and individuals to make the platform better.
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Cons
Cloudera
  • Installation is difficult.
  • Upgrades are difficult.
  • Licensing options are not flexible.
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Cloudera
  • Since it doesn't come with propriety tools for big data management, additional integration is need (for query handling, search, etc).
  • It was very straightforward to store clinical data without relations, such as data from sensors of a medical device. But it has limitations when needed to combine the data with other clinical data in structured format (e.g. lab results, diagnosis).
  • Overall look and feel of front-end management tools (e.g. monitoring) are not good. It is not bad but it doesn't look professional.
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Support Rating
Cloudera
Cloudera Data Science Workbench has excellence online resources support such as documentation and examples. On top of that the enterprise license also comes with SLA on opening a ticket to Cloudera Services and support for complaint handling and troubleshooting by email or through a phone call. On top of that it also offers additional paid training services.
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Cloudera
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Implementation Rating
Cloudera
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Cloudera
Try not to change variable names.
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Alternatives Considered
Cloudera
Both the tools have similar features and have made it pretty easy to install/deploy/use. Depending on your existing platform (Cloudera vs. Azure) you need to pick the Workbench. Another observation is that Cloudera has better support where you can get feedback on your questions pretty fast (unlike MS). As its a new product, I expect MS to be more efficient in handling customers questions.
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Cloudera
We chose [Hortonworks Data Platform] because it's free and because [it] was an IBM partner, suggested as big data platform after biginsights platform.
You can install in more physical computer without high specs, then you can use it in order to learn how to deploy, configure a complete big data cluster.
We installed also in a cloud infrastructure of 5 virtual machine
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Return on Investment
Cloudera
  • Paid off for demonstration purposes.
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Cloudera
  • It is difficult to have a negative impact, because the required investment is not that high.
  • The big open community behind Hortonworks and related Apache Project makes it easy to put 'the wheel to meet the road' quite quickly.
  • We have seen management meetings where the attendants were impressed by the results achieved with the datalake built on HDP.
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