Datadeck vs. Tableau Server

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Datadeck
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Datadeck aims to put everyone in sync with beautiful dashboards of all your data sources.N/A
Tableau Server
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Tableau Server allows Tableau Desktop users to publish dashboards to a central server to be shared across their organizations. The product is designed to facilitate collaboration across the organization. It can be deployed on a server in the data center, or it can be deployed on a public cloud.
$12
Per User Per Month
Pricing
DatadeckTableau Server
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Viewer
$12.00
Per User Per Month
Explorer
$35.00
Per User Per Month
Creator
$70.00
Per User Per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
DatadeckTableau Server
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
DatadeckTableau Server
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
DatadeckTableau Server
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.8
4 Ratings
7% above category average
Tableau Server
9.2
95 Ratings
12% above category average
Pixel Perfect reports9.04 Ratings9.129 Ratings
Customizable dashboards8.34 Ratings9.394 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates9.04 Ratings9.281 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.3
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Tableau Server
8.8
95 Ratings
8% above category average
Drill-down analysis7.74 Ratings8.795 Ratings
Formatting capabilities8.04 Ratings8.393 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages8.33 Ratings8.959 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration9.34 Ratings9.489 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.7
4 Ratings
4% above category average
Tableau Server
7.8
91 Ratings
7% below category average
Publish to Web9.03 Ratings9.585 Ratings
Publish to PDF8.74 Ratings9.184 Ratings
Report Versioning8.34 Ratings7.870 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling8.73 Ratings7.377 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers8.73 Ratings5.19 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.9
4 Ratings
9% above category average
Tableau Server
8.3
90 Ratings
2% above category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)9.04 Ratings8.886 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization9.04 Ratings8.785 Ratings
Predictive Analytics8.74 Ratings7.564 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.8
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Tableau Server
7.2
95 Ratings
18% below category average
Multi-User Support (named login)9.04 Ratings7.293 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model8.74 Ratings7.190 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)9.04 Ratings7.192 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)8.33 Ratings7.262 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.3
4 Ratings
4% above category average
Tableau Server
7.4
79 Ratings
8% below category average
Responsive Design for Web Access8.03 Ratings6.977 Ratings
Mobile Application7.73 Ratings6.861 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile9.34 Ratings7.568 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.5
4 Ratings
7% above category average
Tableau Server
7.3
46 Ratings
8% below category average
REST API8.33 Ratings9.040 Ratings
Javascript API8.52 Ratings9.137 Ratings
iFrames8.53 Ratings9.140 Ratings
Java API8.52 Ratings5.57 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)8.73 Ratings6.19 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)8.52 Ratings4.67 Ratings
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User Ratings
DatadeckTableau Server
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(4 ratings)
6.9
(111 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(20 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
5.5
(17 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(9 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.1
(8 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
3.5
(18 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(9 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(13 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
DatadeckTableau Server
Likelihood to Recommend
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
DataDeck is an excellent solution for those who need to analyze Google Analytics daily. You can have an exclusive deck for an exclusive GAt account and select the reports and instances needed. No need to go deep into the GA menus anymore. Just pick the info you need and that specify data will be easily available. We feel that sharing the dashboard with our clients does not work well once, sometimes, have difficulties to understand the dashboard and data.
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Tableau
Tableau Server is well suited for a data warehouse build and handling big data. Tableau data aggregation, transformation, clustering capability is powerful and easy to implement. The choice of charts and visualisation tools is outstanding. Customisation and dynamic data visualisation capability is superb. The user interface takes some time getting used to.
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Pros
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Easy to use without programming skills needed
  • All data under one dashboard
  • Reduces time to locate information
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Tableau
  • It's good at doing what it is designed for: accessing visualizations without having to download and open a workbook in Tableau Desktop. The latter would be a very inefficient method for sharing our metrics, so I am glad that we have Tableau Server to serve this function.
  • Publishing to Tableau Server is quick and easy. Just a few clicks from Tableau Desktop and a few seconds of publishing through an average speed network, and the new visualizations are live!
  • Seeing details on who has viewed the visualization and when. This is something particularly useful to me for trying to drive adoption of some new pages, so I really appreciate the granularity provided in Tableau Server
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Cons
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • There are still important pieces missing.
  • The way prices are set is a little strange.
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Tableau
  • Tableau Server has had some issue handling some of our larger data sets. Our extract refreshes fail intermittently with no obvious error that we can fix
  • Tableau Server has been hard to work with before they launched their new Rest API, which is also a little tricky to work with
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Likelihood to Renew
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
It simply is used all the time by more and more people. Migrating to something else would involve lots of work and lots of training. The renewal fee being fair, it simply isn't worth migrating to a different tool for now.
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Usability
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Tableau Server is unbeatable at creating easy to use, interactive dashboards for busy executives. The software also saves time for the busy analyst that is tired of always using Excel. Tableau Server is a head and shoulders improvement over Excel.
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Reliability and Availability
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Our instance of Tableau Server was hosted on premises (I believe all instances are) so if there were any outages it was normally due to scheduled maintenance on our end. If the Tableau server ever went down, a quick restart solved most issues
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Performance
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
While there are definitely cases where a user can do things that will make a particular worksheet or dashboard run slowly, overall the performance is extremely fast. The user experience of exploratory analysis particularly shines, there's nothing out there with the polish of Tableau.
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Support Rating
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
We have consistently had highly satisfactory results every time we've reached out for help. Our contractor, used for Tableau server maintenance and dashboard development is very technically skilled. When he hits a roadblock on how to do something with Tableau, the support staff have provided timely and useful guidance. He frequently compares it to Cognos and says that while Cognos has capabilities Tableau doesn't, the bottom line value for us is a no-brainer
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In-Person Training
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
In our case, they hired a private third party consultant to train our dept. It was extremely boring and felt like it dragged on. Everything I learned was self taught so I was not really paying attention. But I do think that you can easily spend a week on the tool and go over every nook and cranny. We only had the consultant in for a day or two.
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Online Training
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
The Tableau website is full of videos that you can follow at your own pace. As a very small company with a Tableau install, access to these free resources was incredibly useful to allowing me to implement Tableau to its potential in a reasonable and proportionate manner.
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Implementation Rating
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Implementation was over the phone with the vendor, and did not go particularly well. Again, think this was our fault as our integration and IT oversight was poor, and we made errors. Would they have happened had a vendor been onsite? Not sure, probably not, but we probably wouldn't have paid for that either
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Alternatives Considered
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
DataDeck definitely makes the reading and analyzing data easier than accessing the GA dashboard.
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Tableau
Today, if my shop is largely Microsoft-centric, I would be hard pressed to choose a product other than Power BI. Tableau was the visualization leader for years, but Microsoft has caught up with them in many areas, and surpassed them in some. Its ability to source, transform, and model data is superior to Tableau. Tableau still has the lead in some visualizations, but Power BI's rise is evidenced by its ever-increasing position in the leadership section of the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
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Return on Investment
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Datadeck has helped us in achieving our organization goal more faster than previously
  • It has helped us in collecting more data and providing the best results when needed, which makes our work more efficient and systematic
  • It has helped us in analysing our work process and has increased our productivity
  • It has increased our ROI upto 9%
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Tableau
  • Tableau does take dedicated FTE to create and analyze the data. It's too complex (and powerful) a product not to have someone dedicated to developing with it.
  • There are some significant setup for the server product.
  • Once sever setup is complete, it's largely "fire and forget" until an update is necessary. The server update process is cumbersome.
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ScreenShots

Tableau Server Screenshots

Screenshot of Tableau Server interface and administration view 1.Screenshot of Tableau Server interface and administration view 2.Screenshot of Tableau Server permissions view.Screenshot of Tableau Services Manager (TSM) view 1.Screenshot of Tableau Services Manager (TSM) view 2.