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1995 Ratings
14 Ratings
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Score 7.3 out of 100

Tableau Desktop

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Platform Connectivity

    7.5

    Data Science Workbench

    75%

    Tableau Desktop

    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%

    Tableau Desktop

    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%

    Tableau Desktop

    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%

    Tableau Desktop

    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%

    Tableau Desktop

    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

    BI Standard Reporting

    Data Science Workbench

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.1

    Tableau Desktop

    81%
    Tableau Desktop ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Pixel Perfect reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    136 Ratings

    Customizable dashboards

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    162 Ratings

    Report Formatting Templates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    141 Ratings

    Ad-hoc Reporting

    Data Science Workbench

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.1

    Tableau Desktop

    81%
    Tableau Desktop ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Drill-down analysis

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    155 Ratings

    Formatting capabilities

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    158 Ratings

    Integration with R or other statistical packages

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    119 Ratings

    Report sharing and collaboration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    154 Ratings

    Report Output and Scheduling

    Data Science Workbench

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    Tableau Desktop

    82%
    Tableau Desktop ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Publish to Web

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    145 Ratings

    Publish to PDF

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    145 Ratings

    Report Versioning

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    111 Ratings

    Report Delivery Scheduling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    118 Ratings

    Delivery to Remote Servers

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    69 Ratings

    Data Discovery and Visualization

    Data Science Workbench

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    Tableau Desktop

    85%
    Tableau Desktop ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    150 Ratings

    Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    145 Ratings

    Predictive Analytics

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    122 Ratings

    Access Control and Security

    Data Science Workbench

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    Tableau Desktop

    85%
    Tableau Desktop ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Multi-User Support (named login)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    135 Ratings

    Role-Based Security Model

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    114 Ratings

    Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    125 Ratings

    Single Sign-On (SSO)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    73 Ratings

    Mobile Capabilities

    Data Science Workbench

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Tableau Desktop

    79%
    Tableau Desktop ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Responsive Design for Web Access

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    120 Ratings

    Mobile Application

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    178 Ratings

    Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    112 Ratings

    Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

    Data Science Workbench

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.8

    Tableau Desktop

    78%
    Tableau Desktop ranks higher in 6/6 features

    REST API

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    54 Ratings

    Javascript API

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    48 Ratings

    iFrames

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    47 Ratings

    Java API

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    44 Ratings

    Themeable User Interface (UI)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    49 Ratings

    Customizable Platform (Open Source)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    43 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cloudera Data Science Workbench is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
    • Tableau Desktop is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    Data Science Workbench

    89%
    3 Ratings
    8.6

    Tableau Desktop

    86%
    190 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9

    Tableau Desktop

    89%
    39 Ratings

    Usability

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8

    Tableau Desktop

    88%
    65 Ratings

    Availability

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    20 Ratings

    Performance

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1

    Tableau Desktop

    61%
    18 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.7

    Data Science Workbench

    77%
    3 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    73 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4

    Tableau Desktop

    94%
    4 Ratings

    Online Training

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    68 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Data Science Workbench

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0

    Tableau Desktop

    70%
    3 Ratings

    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

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop is better for data analysis and visualization. Its advanced visualization features helped us better understand our business and customer demographics. We use Tableau Desktop to track our team’s progress. Real-time analyses and interactive dashboards are helpful for monitoring data. We can now create and share insights in ways we couldn’t before. It’s easy to put faith in and use these insights. Tableau Desktop can compare data from previous years with weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual comparisons. It assists businesses in identifying the best and least-sold products. However, this requires expensive licenses and skilled personnel, which small businesses cannot afford.
    Al Mubassir Muin | 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

    Tableau Desktop

    • An excellent tool for data visualization, it presents information in an appealing visual format—an exceptional platform for storing and analyzing data in any size organization.
    • Through interactive parameters, it enables real-time interaction with the user and is easy to learn and get support from the community.
    Afia Tamanna | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Data Science Workbench

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

    Tableau Desktop

    • Formatting the data to work correctly in graphical presentations can be time consuming
    • Daily data extracts can run slowly depending on how much data is required and the source of the data
    • The desktop version is required for advanced functionality, editing on [the] Tableau server allows only limited features
    Anonymous | 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

    Data Science Workbench Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Tableau Desktop

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $70 per month

    Tableau Desktop Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Tableau Creator$70.001
    1. Per User / Per Month
    Additional Pricing Details
    All pricing plans are billed annually.

    Likelihood to Renew

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 8.9
    Based on 39 answers
    Our use of Tableau Desktop is still fairly low, and will continue over time. The only real concern is around cost of the licenses, and I have mentioned this to Tableau and fully expect the development of more sensible models for our industry. This will remove any impediment to expansion of our use.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 8.8
    Based on 65 answers
    It is a good tool for creating beautiful visualizations and sharing dashboards. It does offer a variety of features and also making interactive dashboards. It is easy to learn and create custom visualizations really fast. It does offer good API connectivity to gather data. But it lacks the structure for data cleaning and processing.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 8.0
    Based on 20 answers
    When used as a stand-alone tool, Tableau Desktop has unlimited uptime, which is always nice. When used in conjunction with Tableau Server, this tool has as much uptime as your server admins are willing to give it. All in all, I've never had an issue with Tableau's availability.
    Brad Llewellyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 6.1
    Based on 18 answers
    Tableau Desktop's performance is solid. You can really dig into a large dataset in the form of a spreadsheet, and it exhibits similarly good performance when accessing a moderately sized Oracle database. I noticed that with Tableau Desktop 9.3, the performance using a spreadsheet started to slow around 75K rows by about 60 columns. This was easily remedied by creating an extract and pushing it to Tableau Server, where performance went to lightning fast
    Anonymous | 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

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 8.0
    Based on 73 answers
    The Tableau Desktop's support team has been very helpful and tend to response very quickly. After all you have paid very premium price for the product and it goes to the services. This makes using the tool much easier for these who doesn't have such experience to get help quickly.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    In-Person Training

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 9.4
    Based on 4 answers
    It is admittedly hard to train a group of people with disparate levels of ability coming in, but the software is so easy to use that this is not a huge problem; anyone who can follow simple instructions can catch up pretty quickly.
    Jon Boeckenstedt | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Online Training

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 8.0
    Based on 4 answers
    The training for new users are quite good because it covers topic wise training and the best part was that it also had video tutorials which are very helpful
    Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 8.0
    Based on 68 answers
    Again, training is the key and the company provides a lot of example videos that will help users discover use cases that will greatly assist their creation of original visualizations. As with any new software tool, productivity will decline for a period. In the case of Tableau, the decline period is short and the later gains are well worth it.
    David Fickes | 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

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau hands-down wins based upon functionality, interoperability with a wide variety of enterprise-class data connections, end-user support, and quality of visualizations. Tableau Desktop offers a substantially more robust, refined, and mature product. It became quickly apparent that there was no real comparison. For applications that need fast, accurate analytics using a wide portfolio of underlying data sources, Tableau Desktop is the clear winner.
    Jason Guinn | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Data Science Workbench

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Tableau Desktop

    Tableau Desktop 7.0
    Based on 3 answers
    Tableau Desktop's scaleability is really limited to the scale of your back-end data systems. If you want to pull down an extract and work quickly in-memory, in my application it scaled to a few tens of millions of rows using the in-memory engine. But it's really only limited by your back-end data store if you have or are willing to invest in an optimized SQL store or purpose-built query engine like Veritca or Netezza or something similar.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Data Science Workbench

    • Paid off for demonstration purposes.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Tableau Desktop

    • Tableau was acquired years ago, and has provided good value with the content created.
    • Ongoing maintenance costs for the platform, both to maintain desktop and server licensing has made the continuing value questionable when compared to other offerings in the marketplace.
    • Users have largely been satisfied with the content, but not with the overall performance. This is due to a combination of factors including the performance of the Tableau engines as well as development deficiencies.
    John Stuchly | TrustRadius Reviewer

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