Denodo vs. SAS Data Management

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Denodo
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
Denodo is the eponymous data integration platform from the global company headquartered in Silicon Valley.N/A
SAS Data Management
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
A suite of solutions for data connectivity, enhanced transformations and robust governance. Solutions provide a unified view of data with access to data across databases, data warehouses and data lakes. Connects with cloud platforms, on-premises systems and multicloud data sources.N/A
Pricing
DenodoSAS Data Management
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
DenodoSAS Data Management
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
DenodoSAS Data Management
Data Source Connection
Comparison of Data Source Connection features of Product A and Product B
Denodo
-
Ratings
SAS Data Management
8.3
10 Ratings
0% below category average
Connect to traditional data sources00 Ratings8.610 Ratings
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL00 Ratings8.19 Ratings
Data Transformations
Comparison of Data Transformations features of Product A and Product B
Denodo
-
Ratings
SAS Data Management
6.7
8 Ratings
20% below category average
Simple transformations00 Ratings6.18 Ratings
Complex transformations00 Ratings7.48 Ratings
Data Modeling
Comparison of Data Modeling features of Product A and Product B
Denodo
-
Ratings
SAS Data Management
6.7
8 Ratings
18% below category average
Data model creation00 Ratings5.56 Ratings
Metadata management00 Ratings7.47 Ratings
Business rules and workflow00 Ratings6.67 Ratings
Collaboration00 Ratings7.07 Ratings
Testing and debugging00 Ratings6.17 Ratings
Data Governance
Comparison of Data Governance features of Product A and Product B
Denodo
-
Ratings
SAS Data Management
7.9
9 Ratings
5% below category average
Integration with data quality tools00 Ratings7.69 Ratings
Integration with MDM tools00 Ratings8.27 Ratings
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User Ratings
DenodoSAS Data Management
Likelihood to Recommend
8.8
(6 ratings)
7.6
(11 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(1 ratings)
6.0
(2 ratings)
Performance
8.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(6 ratings)
User Testimonials
DenodoSAS Data Management
Likelihood to Recommend
Denodo
Denodo allows us to create and combine new views to create a
virtual repository and APIs without a single line of code. It is excellent
because it can present connectors with a view format for downstream consumers
by flattening a JSON file. Reading or connecting to various sources and
displaying a tabular view is an excellent feature. The product's technical data
catalog is well-organized.
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SAS
When data is in a system that needs a complex transformation to be usable for an average user. Such tasks as data residing in systems that have very different connection speeds. It can be integrated and used together after passing through the SAS Data Integration Studio removing timing issues from the users' worries. A part that is perhaps less appropriate is getting users who are not familiar with the source data to set up the load processes.
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Pros
Denodo
  • Database Agnostic: You can easily connect to different environments and mash up data sets.
  • The "magic" of data virtualization: No data is created, so data is reported in near-real-time to end users.
  • It's easy to use UI for developers. You just connect to a data source, create tables, and join them to other datasets.
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SAS
  • SAS/Access is great for manipulating large and complex databases.
  • SAS/Access makes it easy to format reports and graphics from your data.
  • Data Management and data storage using the Hadoop environment in SAS/Access allows for rapid analysis and simple programming language for all your data needs.
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Cons
Denodo
  • Caching - but I am sure it will be improved by now. There were times when we expected the cache to be refreshed but it was stale.
  • Schema generation of endpoints from API response was sometimes incomplete as not all API calls returned all the fields. Will be good to have an ability to load the schema itself (XSD/JSON/Soap XML etc).
  • Denodo exposed web services were in preliminary stage when we used; I'm sure it will be improved by now.
  • Export/Import deployment, while it was helpful, there were unexpected issues without any errors during deployment. Issues were only identified during testing. Some views were not created properly and did not work. If it was working in the environment from where it was exported from, it should work in the environment where it is imported.
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SAS
  • Requires third-party drivers to connect to common data sources like SFDC, MS SQL, Postgres.
  • Debugging errors from the logs is a complicated process.
  • E-mail alert system is very primitive and needs customization to make it more modern,
  • Cannot send SMS alerts for jobs.
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Likelihood to Renew
Denodo
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SAS
We are happy with the software and its functionality. As a SAS-shop, DataFlux is a logical choice for complex data integration.
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Usability
Denodo
Denodo is very easy to use. It has a user-friendly drag and drop interface. I'm not a fan of the java platform it resides on.
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SAS
The main negative point is the use of a non-standard language for customizations, as well as the poor integration with non-SAS systems. However, there is no doubt that it is a high-performance and powerful product capable of responding optimally to certain requirements.
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Performance
Denodo
Denodo is a tool to rapidly mash data sources together and create meaningful datasets. It does have its downfalls though. When you create larger, more complex datasets, you will most likely need to cache your datasets, regardless of how proper your joins are set up. Since DV takes data from multiple environments, you are taxing the corporate network, so you need to be conscious of how much data you are sending through the network and truly understand how and when to join datasets due to this.
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SAS
It worked as expected.
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Support Rating
Denodo
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SAS
With SAS, you pay a license fee annually to use this product. Support is incredible. You get what you pay for, whether it's SAS forums on the SAS support site, technical support tickets via email or phone calls, or example documentation. It's not open source. It's documented thoroughly, and it works.
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Alternatives Considered
Denodo
Denodo is simple and easy to use. Highly recommended unless you have huge volumes of data
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SAS
Because of ease of using SAS DI and data processing speed. There were lots of issues with AWS Redshift on cloud environment in terms of making connections with the data sources and while fetching the data we need to write complex queries.
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Return on Investment
Denodo
  • It is a huge advantage that we can connect to many different databases to provide data rapidly and accurately.
  • It has proven to be a valuable environment for deploying data virtualization solutions, and its user community is active in finding and fixing issues.
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SAS
  • We have more users who can connect to the many different data sources.
  • Our users do have existing SAS programming knowledge and that can carry over.
  • Business functions are starting to rely on SAS Data Integration Studio work product shortly after introduction.
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