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Score 7.3 out of 100
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Score 7.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Platform Connectivity

    7.5

    Data Science Workbench

    75%

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cloudera Data Science Workbench ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Connect to Multiple Data Sources

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Extend Existing Data Sources

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automatic Data Format Detection

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    MDM Integration

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data Exploration

    7.6

    Data Science Workbench

    76%

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cloudera Data Science Workbench ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Visualization

    7.1
    71%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Interactive Data Analysis

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data Preparation

    7.8

    Data Science Workbench

    78%

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cloudera Data Science Workbench ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Interactive Data Cleaning and Enrichment

    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data Transformations

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data Encryption

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Built-in Processors

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Platform Data Modeling

    7.6

    Data Science Workbench

    76%

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cloudera Data Science Workbench ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Multiple Model Development Languages and Tools

    8.0
    80%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automated Machine Learning

    7.0
    70%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Single platform for multiple model development

    7.1
    71%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Self-Service Model Delivery

    8.1
    81%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Model Deployment

    8.0

    Data Science Workbench

    80%

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cloudera Data Science Workbench ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Flexible Model Publishing Options

    8.1
    81%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Security, Governance, and Cost Controls

    7.8
    78%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cloudera Data Science Workbench is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
    • SAS Advanced Analytics is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    Data Science Workbench

    89%
    3 Ratings
    8.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    80%
    12 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    4.5

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    45%
    5 Ratings

    Usability

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    61%
    2 Ratings

    Availability

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Performance

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    90%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.7

    Data Science Workbench

    77%
    3 Ratings
    10.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    100%
    6 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    90%
    1 Rating

    Online Training

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    80%
    1 Rating

    Implementation Rating

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    90%
    2 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    90%
    1 Rating

    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

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics excels with projects that have at least 3 parts. The first part is the ability to address and compare different modeling types. Suppose you are an analyst interested in predicting home prices or whether an individual will reapply for unemployment insurance. There are lots of model types that could work for these two situations. SAS Advanced Analytics makes it easy (although not as easy as SAS Enterprise Miner) to compare the performance of different modeling types, such as comparing support vector machines with random forest models. A second scenario that SAS Advanced Analytics does a good job at is making the analysis reproducible. By showing the lineage of analyses, another analyst is able to follow the work of the previous analyst. This is a huge advantage for individuals working in corporations or governments. The third area SAS Advanced Analytics is useful is in text analytics. The field is huge now, and I haven't come across a software that makes text analytics as easy as SAS Advanced Analytics.
    Thomas Young | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    • Complex Survey Analysis- SAS is a great resource if you need to analyze complex survey data. One can easily write code for this by inserting (survey) in front of the procedure with the weight, cluster, and strata variables. (ex: surveyfreq)
    • Modeling/ Graphing- SAS creates clean and easy to understand graphs and models which take visual data to the next level.
    • Support- There is a large SAS Advanced analytics online support in place. It is easy to find help on many procedures that you will use in this software.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Data Science Workbench

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

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    • SAS Analytics does not have very good graphic capabilities. Their advanced graphics packages are expensive, and still not very appealing or intuitive to customize.
    • SAS Analytics is not as up-to-date when it comes to advanced analytical techniques as R or other open-source analytics packages.
    Remy Welch | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Data Science Workbench

    General

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

    Starting Price

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 4.5
    Based on 5 answers
    Not only does SAS become easier to use as the user gets more familiar with its capabilities, but the customer service is excellent. Any issues with SAS and their technical team is either contacting the user via email, chat, text, WebEx, or phone. They have power users that have years of experience with SAS there to help with any issue.
    Nathan Och | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 6.1
    Based on 2 answers
    If SAS Enterprise Guide is utilized any beginning user will be able to shorten the learning curve. This is allow the user a plethora of basic capabilities until they can utilize coding to expand their needs in manipulating and presenting data. SAS is also dedicated to expanding this environment so it is ever growing.
    Nathan Och | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 10.0
    Based on 2 answers
    SAS probably has the most market saturation out of all of the analytics software worldwide. They are in every industry and they are knowledgable about every industry. They are always available to take questions, solve issues, and discuss a company's needs. A company that buys SAS software has a dedicated representative that is there for all of their needs.
    Nathan Och | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 9.0
    Based on 2 answers
    Although nothing is perfect, SAS is almost there. The software can handle billions of rows of data without a glitch and runs at a quick pace regardless of what the user wants to perform. SAS products are made to handle data so performance is of their utmost important. The software is created to run things as efficiently as SAS software can to maximize performance.
    Nathan Och | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Data Science Workbench

    Data Science Workbench 7.7
    Based on 3 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

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 10.0
    Based on 6 answers
    SAS is generally known for good support that's one of the main reasons to justify the cost of having SAS licenses within our organization is knowing that customer support is just a quick phone call away. I've usually had good experiences with the SAS customer support team it's one of the ways in which the company stands out in my view.
    Yoni Dvorkis | TrustRadius Reviewer

    In-Person Training

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 9.0
    Based on 1 answer
    SAS has regional and national conferences that are dedicated to expanding users' knowledge of the software and showing them what changes and additions they are making to the software. There are user groups in most of the major cities that also provide multi-day seminars that focus on specific topics for education. If online training isn't the best way for the user, there is ample in-person training available.
    Nathan Och | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Online Training

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 8.0
    Based on 1 answer
    There are online videos, live classes, and resource material which makes training very easy to access. However, nothing is circumstantial so applying your training can get tricky if the user is performing complex tasks. When purchasing software, SAS will also allocate education credits so the user(s) can access classes and material online to help expand their knowledge.
    Nathan Och | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 9.0
    Based on 2 answers
    Ask as many questions you can before the install to understand the process. Since a third party does the installation your company is sort of a passanger and it is easy to get lost in the process. It also helps to have all users and IT support involved in the install to help increase the knowledge as to how SAS runs and what it needs to perform correctly.
    Nathan Och | 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

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    We had major use of SAS in forecasting where it doesn't require high level of coding knowledge and which has highly efficient models built in which can give good results on forecasts without lot of manual intervention. This tool was designed specifically for forecasting and hence was always a better choice compared to other tools.
    Rishi Bavishi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    SAS Advanced Analytics 9.0
    Based on 1 answer
    It all depends on the type of SAS product the user has. Scaleability differs from product to product, and if the user has SAS Office Analytics the scaleability is quite robust. This software will satisfy the majority of the company's analytic needs for years to come. In addition, if SAS is not meeting the users needs the company can easily find SAS solutions that will.
    Nathan Och | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Data Science Workbench

    • Paid off for demonstration purposes.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    SAS Advanced Analytics

    • SAS Advanced Analytics is not the cheapest software on the market. The overall cost was weighed against free, open-source software tools. The overall return, I think, was quite positive because SAS Advanced Analytics saves enormous amounts of time compared to the open-source software tools.
    • At first, adopting SAS Advanced Analytics was a negative return because it took time for individuals to change their analytics habits and adjust to superior tools available at their discretion.
    • SAS Advanced Analytics has replaced the need to hire less expensive R or Python programmers. So, although the software requires an initial expensive upfront investment, the ease of use makes it so that other areas of expenditure save money.
    Thomas Young | TrustRadius Reviewer

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