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1997 Ratings
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Tableau Desktop

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    BI Standard Reporting

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    • Datadog is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Datadog

    90%
    19 Ratings
    8.6

    Tableau Desktop

    86%
    190 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9

    Tableau Desktop

    89%
    39 Ratings

    Usability

    10.0

    Datadog

    100%
    1 Rating
    8.8

    Tableau Desktop

    88%
    65 Ratings

    Availability

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    20 Ratings

    Performance

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1

    Tableau Desktop

    61%
    18 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.8

    Datadog

    88%
    10 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    73 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4

    Tableau Desktop

    94%
    4 Ratings

    Online Training

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Tableau Desktop

    80%
    68 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Datadog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0

    Tableau Desktop

    70%
    3 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Datadog

    Datadog is a no-brainer for any environment that relies on multiple servers. Even for one server, it's so much better to use for monitoring and alert capability than anything else I remember looking at before we started using Datadog. Teams can even use it to track their progress of investigating an alert so multiple people aren't unknowingly looking into the same exact issue unnecessarily.
    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

    Datadog

    • APIs, the ability to interact with the data we pull into data dog is key. We port the information over to Servicenow, so the ability to pull everything into DataDog, then Servicenow, is a key component of our success here at Wayfair.
    • Simple Interface - clean, useful, effective. Allows users to use DataDog for one reason, get work done.
    • Lightweight agent on hosts
    Anthony Zappala | 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

    Datadog

    • User interface could be improved in some areas, looking for host information and the agent install link takes a bit of time.
    • Configuration of the agent is generally done via a config file which is a pro and a con. It would be nice to have some UI to configure various agent options.
    • Billing isn't entirely straightforward, they could use more reports to figure out the source of your monthly costs.
    Kevin Van Heusen | 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

    Datadog

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional

    Starting Price

    $0 Up to 5 hosts

    Datadog Editions & Modules

    On-premise Edition
    Infrastructure$15.001
    Log Management$1.272
    APM$31.003
    1. Per Host Per Month
    2. Per Million Log Events
    3. Per Host Per Month
    SaaS Edition
    Free$01
    Standard$15/host2
    EnterpriseCustom3
    1. Up to 5 hosts
    2. Up to 500 hosts
    3. 500+ hosts
    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    Datadog 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    The user interface is quite intuitive with the exception of the network map. As a deployer of software, it is trivial to setup.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    Datadog 8.8
    Based on 10 answers
    The support team usually gets it right. We did have a rather complicate issue setting up monitoring on a domain controller. However, they are usually responsive and helpful over chat. The downside would be I don’t think they have any phone support. If that is important to you this might not be a good fit.
    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    We are still trying other products, but people still like Datadog. After setting up a dashboard, it's great for monitoring instances on Datadog. Also, the DevOps team had a good time setting up Datadog. It means Datadog was way easier to set up compared to those others.
    Anonymous | 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

    Datadog

    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

    Datadog

    • One of our critical production databases went down a couple of weeks back. Just because we had the Datadog monitoring enabled for that database, Datadog sent the alerts to PagerDuty and we were instantly notified via pager and email alert. We could act right away and bring up the database within a few mins.
    • Ability to create custom screenboards have allowed us to track the critical and warning alerts in front of our eyes all the time
    Rajeshh Raghavan | 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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