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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

dbForge SQL Tools

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Microsoft Power BI

In operations we use the tool for many different topics, from factory quality systems to high level reviews.We have created kind of an internal "App Store" based on Power BI where you have a lot of different dashboards for different solutions (cost, cash, health and safety, sales, factories, distribution centers...) and you as an user just need to get in that "App Store" and enter in whatever tool can be useful for you. It is open to all the operations employees and can use on demand.Also it has raised the imagination of our colleagues, as they are not only working by themselves creating new reports, but also raising fantastic ideas that can be extended for the usage of all the community.
Jose-Angel Mangas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
Pixel Perfect reports
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
Customizable dashboards
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.9
Report Formatting Templates
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.2

Ad-hoc Reporting

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
Drill-down analysis
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
Formatting capabilities
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.0
Integration with R or other statistical packages
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
Report sharing and collaboration
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.7

Report Output and Scheduling

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.3
Publish to Web
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
9.1
Publish to PDF
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.9
Report Versioning
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
Report Delivery Scheduling
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
Delivery to Remote Servers
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
7.3

Data Discovery and Visualization

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
Predictive Analytics
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
7.8

Access Control and Security

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
Multi-User Support (named login)
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
Role-Based Security Model
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.8
Single Sign-On (SSO)
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
9.0

Mobile Capabilities

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
Responsive Design for Web Access
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.6
Dedicated iOS Application
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4
Dedicated Android Application
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.5
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.3

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.0
REST API
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
Javascript API
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.2
iFrames
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.1
Java API
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
7.9
Themeable User Interface (UI)
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
7.8
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.0

Pros

dbForge SQL Tools

No answers on this topic

Microsoft Power BI

  • Quickly filter and view granular data sets with easily configurable reporting figures.
  • The ability to quickly switch between tabs allows for historical data comparisons and progress tracking.
  • It's helpful to dive into the data and break it down from high levels to small.
  • Achieve actionable insights faster by using real-time data. It's incredible to have online access to reports.
Afia Tamanna | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

dbForge SQL Tools

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Microsoft Power BI

  • The desktop app is great but needs a lot of performance improvements
  • No MacOS Version for the Desktop app, this is a big limitation for business since executives prefer Macs
  • Premium Cloud Version of Power BI is awfully expensive
  • On-Premise Version of the Power BI Reports Server is bundled only with SQL Server Enterprise License and cannot be purchased separately and requires Software Assurance Subscription
  • On-Premise Power BI Report Server doesn't support ADFS, AzureAD or any Claims-Based authentication platform, a sad disadvantage for enterprises
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

dbForge SQL Tools

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I find it helpful and easy to use
jim paroly | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

dbForge SQL Tools

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI 8.4
Based on 53 answers
At this point, I think we all know who has taken the lead in the business intelligence and analytics market worldwide. With fresh new updates every other day on top of an already robustly built product with all features that one can dream of is a no brainer, I feel. Microsoft will invariably be synonymous with quality and professionalism.
Tanish Pruthi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

dbForge SQL Tools

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Power BI 8.4
Based on 49 answers
I can't really speak to the support overall, [but] I will say that in the almost three years I have used the system, I have only needed to contact their support team once. I think the team was helpful, but it did take some time for us to resolve the issues/ request that they had. I guess the good news is that the system is pretty stable, and I personally have rarely needed to contact their technical support team.
Greg Watkins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

dbForge SQL Tools

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Microsoft Power BI

[Microsoft] Power BI is practical and effective, like a hammer for a nail, it is easy to use and produces very quickly the results that in most cases are urgently required by clients (nice reports to share on the web). To start using [Microsoft] Power BI you need a business email address, with that you create an account in Power BI Service and in less than 1 hour you will have installed Power BI Desktop, a report will have been created and it will have been published on the web .
Dustin Ghia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

dbForge SQL Tools

No answers on this topic

Microsoft Power BI

  • It helps us track and achieve company goals.
  • It shows us [our] performance in areas we could not previously track and allows us to see and work on how to improve their performance.
  • Quick easy access for executives to use in helping teams and addressing issues.
christian Maxwell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

dbForge SQL Tools

Microsoft Power BI

Pricing Details

dbForge SQL Tools

General

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

Starting Price

$599.95

dbForge SQL Tools Editions & Modules

Edition
Professional$899.95
Standard$599.95
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details

Microsoft Power BI

General

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

Starting Price

$9.99 per month

Microsoft Power BI Editions & Modules

Edition
Power BI Pro$9.991
Power BI Premium$20.001
Power BI Premium$4,995.002
  1. Per User/Per Month
  2. Per Capacity/Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
10.0

Usability

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4

Support Rating

dbForge SQL Tools
Microsoft Power BI
8.4

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