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Likelihood to Recommend

Datameer

Datameer is a great tool if someone is capable of keeping the most recent version of the tool up to date along with the most recent version of the distribution of Hadoop. The tool is easy to support but it must have someone who can run the back end processes
Ryan Baltes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

It helps us to visualize and understand data. Helps in business analysis, predict market trends. Caters to the needs of an organization. Can be integrated with different kinds of data sources like Excel, CSV, different kinds of databases like Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle. On the other hand, need some understanding of statistics to use this software, cannot retrieve previous versions of the same file created. So, version management is a problem. Left joins cannot be created during data loading. These need to be created separately using blends.
Ron Rothstain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Pixel Perfect reports
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Customizable dashboards
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
9.2
Report Formatting Templates
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Drill-down analysis
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Formatting capabilities
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Report sharing and collaboration
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.2

Report Output and Scheduling

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Publish to Web
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Publish to PDF
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.9
Report Versioning
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Report Delivery Scheduling
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Delivery to Remote Servers
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.4

Data Discovery and Visualization

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Predictive Analytics
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.1

Access Control and Security

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Multi-User Support (named login)
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Role-Based Security Model
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Mobile Capabilities

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Responsive Design for Web Access
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Dedicated iOS Application
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Dedicated Android Application
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.4

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
7.9
REST API
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Javascript API
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.2
iFrames
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Java API
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
7.8
Themeable User Interface (UI)
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
Datameer
Tableau Desktop
7.7

Pros

Datameer

  • It leverages scalability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of hadoop to deliver an end-user focused analytic platform for big data without involvement of IT.
  • It overcomes Hadoop`s complexity by providing GUI interface with pre-built functions across integration, analytics and data visualization .
  • Excel feature is awesome for business users which is already provided by Datameer.
  • Using datameer now user can do smart analytic using Decision Trees, Column dependency and recommendation.
  • Recently HTML5 inclusion is making application to available on a wider range of devices, including the iPad and other mobile devices which does not support Flash.
  • It can be used in premise or in a cloud computing environment.
  • Wizard-based data integration designed for IT and business users to schedule and do transformation of large sets of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data without any knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • With Tableau you do not need to have technical knowledge to do the data integration and you get a quick response of what you are looking for, being your visualization of high quality.
  • We can say that it is free software and it is not a limited version
Yusmelys Lopez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Datameer

  • Data visualization and graphics. Right now it's not very user friendly. Creating dashboards requires a lot of work that can be done by the application
Hector Jimenez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau is ill-suited to work with SSAS cubes, at least when you are used to analysis within Microsoft tools
  • Data preparation is not up-to-par with other leading vendor tools (although can be improved through Alteryx if you have access to it)
  • The ease-of-use is true for basic analysis, but rapidly gives way to a steep learning curve with more complex queries or when the business context is more mathematics oriented
Charles Saulnier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Datameer

Datameer 6.4
Based on 7 answers
Employees with intermediate SQL and Hive knowledge can generate reports faster than using Datameer . It does have visualization tool but I don't think it is anything that cannot be accomplished by importing the data in Excel
Gaurav Chawla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 39 answers
Because right now its the best option out there (disclosure: I haven't used Qlikview or some of the other direct competitors of Tableau). The big investment is in Tableau Server not desktop. For the cost of the license of Tableau desktop, its a pretty good deal. You can hook it up to pretty much any data source easily. You can easily share the visualizations with your team/colleagues easily. Tableau Desktop is generally easy to use for business users. But the more advanced stuff is better suited for a analyst or someone with a IT/CS background.
Mashhood Syed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Datameer

Datameer 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to use for most things, starts to require some planning as your projects get more complex.
Mike Blizman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 23 answers
I am really a fan of tableau for its quick setup, data connection, dashboard creation time and very easy to use UI.As i have used multiple Bi tools like QlikView and SAP BO, i can say all other tools take really long time in performing above functionalities except QlikView which is really fast in term of performing analysis.
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Datameer

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 10 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

Datameer

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 6.1
Based on 9 answers
Tableau's connections to third-party sources can be somewhat slow due to the time required to speak to a source over a network. However, if you properly utilize Tableau's Data Source Extracts, then the speed is incredible. On the other hand, Tableau makes it very easy for the user to put too much data into one dashboard, which can impact performance. All in all, if you use the tool properly, speed should not be a concern.
Brad Llewellyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Datameer

Datameer 8.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.0
Based on 16 answers
I still haven't found something that stumped me for long. The company materials are first-rate and their seems to be a natural affinity among the professionals using the product. It seems there are many who want to help those that are following them onto the platform. I've never noticed any condescension to new users or obvious questions in the forums or my personal exchanges.
David Fickes | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Datameer

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

Datameer

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

Datameer

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 35 answers
Time needs to be spent ahead of implementation to make sure data sources are set up and ready. Consultants need to understand the data sources and the goals before setting foot on-site. Installation is easy, learning to use it takes time. The training resources available are great.
Phillip Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Datameer

I have compared Datameer with the tools listed above and it blows them out of the water. Datameer is much more user friendly than these tools and is also a lot more powerful. Once the Q1 release comes out with drill down capabilities on the infographics, Datameer will surpass Tableau and Spotfire in visualization.
Ryan Baltes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

When we first looked at getting a visualization software for analytics we looked into two options Microsoft Power BI and Tableau Desktop, and even though Power BI is more cost-effective we decided to go with Tableau Desktop as it had more options that we are looking for such as free reader and Tableau Server and offers a very comprehensive and simple interface that is easier to learn for new staff.
Clinton Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Datameer

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 7.0
Based on 3 answers
Although tableau is highly interactive and fast but with very large dataset its performance degrades heavily. So up to certain extent its really good but after that we have to take care of its performance issues.
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Datameer

  • Datameer definitely helped to increase employee efficiency, provide quick results for our data analytic teams.
  • Quick data injection and data partitions allowed quick data scans.
  • Integration with the Java sdk allowed us to reuse existing Java code.
Serge Blazhievsky | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau has provided my clients with the information necessary to allocate multi-million dollar research budgets effectively, ensuring the company is getting the most bang for its buck.
  • Tableau has given my office the ability to present data quickly and easily in a professional format that customers can understand, and has them returning frequently for additional analysis and projects.
Tim McClelland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Datameer

General

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

Tableau Desktop

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Datameer
8.0
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Datameer
6.4
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Usability

Datameer
9.0
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Reliability and Availability

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Performance

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
6.1

Support Rating

Datameer
8.0
Tableau Desktop
9.0

In-Person Training

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
9.4

Online Training

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Implementation Rating

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Scalability

Datameer
Tableau Desktop
7.0

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