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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 7.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • datapine ranks higher in 5 feature sets: Ad-hoc Reporting, Report Output and Scheduling, Data Discovery and Visualization, Access Control and Security, Mobile Capabilities
  • Tableau Server ranks higher in 1 feature set: BI Standard Reporting

BI Standard Reporting

7.5

datapine

75%
8.5

Tableau Server

85%
Tableau Server ranks higher in 3/3 features

Pixel Perfect reports

7.0
70%
2 Ratings
9.1
91%
29 Ratings

Customizable dashboards

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
8.5
85%
93 Ratings

Report Formatting Templates

N/A
0 Ratings
7.9
79%
80 Ratings

Ad-hoc Reporting

9.3

datapine

93%
8.2

Tableau Server

82%
datapine ranks higher in 3/4 features

Drill-down analysis

9.0
90%
2 Ratings
8.3
83%
94 Ratings

Formatting capabilities

9.0
90%
2 Ratings
6.6
66%
92 Ratings

Report sharing and collaboration

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
9.1
91%
88 Ratings

Integration with R or other statistical packages

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7
87%
58 Ratings

Report Output and Scheduling

9.0

datapine

90%
7.7

Tableau Server

77%
datapine ranks higher in 3/5 features

Publish to Web

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
9.5
95%
84 Ratings

Publish to PDF

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
8.7
87%
83 Ratings

Report Versioning

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
7.5
75%
69 Ratings

Report Delivery Scheduling

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
7.6
76%
76 Ratings

Delivery to Remote Servers

N/A
0 Ratings
5.1
51%
9 Ratings

Data Discovery and Visualization

9.3

datapine

93%
7.8

Tableau Server

78%
datapine ranks higher in 2/3 features

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

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
8.6
86%
85 Ratings

Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
8.6
86%
84 Ratings

Predictive Analytics

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
6.3
63%
63 Ratings

Access Control and Security

9.3

datapine

93%
7.0

Tableau Server

70%
datapine ranks higher in 3/4 features

Multi-User Support (named login)

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
7.1
71%
92 Ratings

Role-Based Security Model

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
6.9
69%
89 Ratings

Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
6.9
69%
91 Ratings

Single Sign-On (SSO)

N/A
0 Ratings
7.2
72%
61 Ratings

Mobile Capabilities

8.5

datapine

85%
6.7

Tableau Server

67%
datapine ranks higher in 2/3 features

Responsive Design for Web Access

9.0
90%
2 Ratings
5.7
57%
76 Ratings

Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
6.6
66%
67 Ratings

Mobile Application

N/A
0 Ratings
6.4
64%
62 Ratings

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

datapine

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
7.5

Tableau Server

75%
Tableau Server ranks higher in 6/6 features

REST API

N/A
0 Ratings
9.3
93%
39 Ratings

Javascript API

N/A
0 Ratings
9.7
97%
36 Ratings

iFrames

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0
100%
39 Ratings

Java API

N/A
0 Ratings
5.5
55%
7 Ratings

Themeable User Interface (UI)

N/A
0 Ratings
6.1
61%
9 Ratings

Customizable Platform (Open Source)

N/A
0 Ratings
4.6
46%
7 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

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

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

datapine

90%
2 Ratings
6.7

Tableau Server

67%
110 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

datapine

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Tableau Server

100%
20 Ratings

Usability

10.0

datapine

100%
1 Rating
6.9

Tableau Server

69%
17 Ratings

Availability

datapine

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Tableau Server

90%
18 Ratings

Performance

datapine

N/A
0 Ratings
8.1

Tableau Server

81%
16 Ratings

Support Rating

8.0

datapine

80%
1 Rating
6.0

Tableau Server

60%
30 Ratings

In-Person Training

datapine

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Tableau Server

80%
4 Ratings

Online Training

datapine

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Tableau Server

90%
9 Ratings

Implementation Rating

datapine

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Tableau Server

91%
26 Ratings

Configurability

datapine

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Tableau Server

80%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

datapine

Our team wanted a software that can handle our data in a cloud setting and connect our data sources easily. The values that we got from Datapine cannot be compared with other any other tools Because datapine always focus on the best possible user experience and can certainly compete with other, even bigger softwares in the market.
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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

datapine

  • Intuitive user interface, especially within the analyzer (drag & drop).
  • Dashboard templates helped to create visually appealing dashboards.
  • Many different reporting options.
  • Customer support is really helpful.
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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

datapine

  • Some advanced functions need SQL knowledge.
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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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Pricing Details

datapine

Starting Price

$249 per installation

Editions & Modules

datapine editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
datapine Server9991
Basic2492
Professional4993
Premium7694

Footnotes

  1. per installation
  2. per installation
  3. per installation
  4. per installation

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

Optional $2,000

Additional Details

Prices are per month.

Tableau Server

Starting Price

$12 Per User Per Month

Editions & Modules

Tableau Server editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Creator$70.001
Explorer$35.002
Viewer$12.003

Footnotes

  1. Per User Per Month
  2. Per User Per Month
  3. Per User Per Month

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

Likelihood to Renew

datapine

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

datapine

With the help of Datapine i can easily share and send my all reports at a specific time and without any worry about the updates or accuracy of information. The tool is really one of the best tool available in the market.
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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

datapine

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

datapine

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

datapine

24×7 support is available in Datapine software. They are always there to provide you every kind of support from their side.
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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

datapine

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

datapine

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

datapine

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

datapine

No answers on this topic

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

datapine

No answers on this topic

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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