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Likelihood to Recommend

Data Science Workbench

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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Watson Studio

If you are a small company with insufficient funding, it would be better to go with open source resources because they are free and do the same job. If you are a bigger company with enough resources, then IBM Watson Studio could be better in terms of security and accessibility.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Platform Connectivity

Data Science Workbench
7.4
IBM Watson Studio
7.5
Connect to Multiple Data Sources
Data Science Workbench
6.9
IBM Watson Studio
7.7
Extend Existing Data Sources
Data Science Workbench
7.9
IBM Watson Studio
7.9
Automatic Data Format Detection
Data Science Workbench
7.0
IBM Watson Studio
7.5
MDM Integration
Data Science Workbench
8.0
IBM Watson Studio
7.0

Data Exploration

Data Science Workbench
7.7
IBM Watson Studio
7.9
Visualization
Data Science Workbench
7.2
IBM Watson Studio
7.9
Interactive Data Analysis
Data Science Workbench
8.1
IBM Watson Studio
8.0

Data Preparation

Data Science Workbench
7.8
IBM Watson Studio
7.7
Interactive Data Cleaning and Enrichment
Data Science Workbench
7.1
IBM Watson Studio
7.4
Data Transformations
Data Science Workbench
8.0
IBM Watson Studio
7.8
Data Encryption
Data Science Workbench
8.0
IBM Watson Studio
7.6
Built-in Processors
Data Science Workbench
7.9
IBM Watson Studio
8.0

Platform Data Modeling

Data Science Workbench
7.7
IBM Watson Studio
7.7
Multiple Model Development Languages and Tools
Data Science Workbench
8.1
IBM Watson Studio
8.0
Automated Machine Learning
Data Science Workbench
7.0
IBM Watson Studio
7.7
Single platform for multiple model development
Data Science Workbench
7.3
IBM Watson Studio
7.7
Self-Service Model Delivery
Data Science Workbench
8.2
IBM Watson Studio
7.4

Model Deployment

Data Science Workbench
7.9
IBM Watson Studio
7.2
Flexible Model Publishing Options
Data Science Workbench
8.2
IBM Watson Studio
7.5
Security, Governance, and Cost Controls
Data Science Workbench
7.6
IBM Watson Studio
6.8

Pros

Data Science Workbench

  • 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
Bharadwaj (Brad) Chivukula | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Watson Studio

  • Integration of IBM Watson APIs such as speech to text, image recognition, personality insights, etc.
  • SPSS modeler and neural network model provide no-code environments for data scientists to build pipelines quickly.
  • Enforced best-practices set up POCs for deployment in production with a minimum of re-work.
  • Estimator validation lets data scientists test and prove different models.
Christopher Penn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Data Science Workbench

  • Installation is difficult.
  • Upgrades are difficult.
  • Licensing options are not flexible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Watson Studio

  • The cost is steep and so only companies with resources can afford it
  • It will be nice to have Chinese versions so that Chinese engineers can also use it easily
  • It takes a while to learn how to input different kinds of skin defects for detection
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 8.2
Based on 1 answer
because we find out that DSX results have improved our approach to the whole subject (data, models, procedures)
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 9.6
Based on 2 answers
The UI flawlessly merges this offering by providing a neat, minimal, responsive interface
Isaiah King | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 8.2
Based on 2 answers
From time to time there are services unavailable, but we have been always informed before and they got back to work sooner than expected
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 8.2
Based on 2 answers
Never had slow response even on our very busy network
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Data Science Workbench

Data Science Workbench 7.7
Based on 2 answers
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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I received answers mostly at once and got answered even further my question: they gave me interesting points of view and suggestion for deepening in the learning path
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 8.2
Based on 1 answer
The trainers on the job are very smart with solutions and very able in teaching
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 8.2
Based on 1 answer
The Platform is very handy and suggests further steps according my previous interests
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 7.3
Based on 2 answers
It surprised us with unpredictable case of use and brand new points of view
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Data Science Workbench

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.
Bharadwaj (Brad) Chivukula | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Watson Studio

The main reason I personally changed over from Azure ML Studio is because it lacked any support for significant custom modelling with packages and services such as TensorFlow, scikit-learn, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit and Spark ML. IBM Watson Studio provides these services and does so in a well integrated and easy to use fashion making it a preferable service over the other services that I have personally used.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Data Science Workbench

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM Watson Studio

IBM Watson Studio 8.2
Based on 1 answer
It helped us in getting from 0 to DSX without getting lost
Davide Tognon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Data Science Workbench

  • Paid off for demonstration purposes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM Watson Studio

  • Could instantly show data driven insights to drive 20% incremental revenue over existing results
  • Still don't have a real use case for unstructured data like twitter feed
  • Some of the insights around user actions have driven new projects to automate mundane tasks
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Data Science Workbench

General

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

IBM Watson Studio

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Data Science Workbench
8.7
IBM Watson Studio
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
8.2

Usability

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
9.6

Reliability and Availability

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
8.2

Performance

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
8.2

Support Rating

Data Science Workbench
7.7
IBM Watson Studio
8.2

In-Person Training

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
8.2

Online Training

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
8.2

Implementation Rating

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
7.3

Scalability

Data Science Workbench
IBM Watson Studio
8.2

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