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Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle GoldenGate

It is particularly useful in situations where ACTIVE DATA GUARD cannot handle the desired outcome. It can be used to support cross-platform migrations not supported by Active Data Guard which is a far cheaper solution to DR. It is suited for migrations that require zero downtime as there is bi-directional capability built into the product. It is also useful when the source and target are of different databases such as Oracle to SQL Server as the target. It is overkill if all you require is a physical standby that is open read-only.
Anonymous | 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

Data Source Connection

Oracle GoldenGate
8.8
Tableau Desktop
Connect to traditional data sources
Oracle GoldenGate
9.2
Tableau Desktop
Connecto to Big Data and NoSQL
Oracle GoldenGate
8.3
Tableau Desktop

Data Transformations

Oracle GoldenGate
8.5
Tableau Desktop
Simple transformations
Oracle GoldenGate
8.8
Tableau Desktop
Complex transformations
Oracle GoldenGate
8.1
Tableau Desktop

Data Modeling

Oracle GoldenGate
7.2
Tableau Desktop
Data model creation
Oracle GoldenGate
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Metadata management
Oracle GoldenGate
7.2
Tableau Desktop
Business rules and workflow
Oracle GoldenGate
8.0
Tableau Desktop
Collaboration
Oracle GoldenGate
7.3
Tableau Desktop
Testing and debugging
Oracle GoldenGate
5.6
Tableau Desktop
feature 1
Oracle GoldenGate
7.2
Tableau Desktop

Data Governance

Oracle GoldenGate
7.9
Tableau Desktop
Integration with data quality tools
Oracle GoldenGate
7.9
Tableau Desktop
Integration with MDM tools
Oracle GoldenGate
7.9
Tableau Desktop

BI Standard Reporting

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

Ad-hoc Reporting

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

Report Output and Scheduling

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

Data Discovery and Visualization

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

Access Control and Security

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

Mobile Capabilities

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

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

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

Pros

Oracle GoldenGate

  • Ease of installation
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Powerful output with sub-second speed
  • Supporting Big Data and Cloud environment
  • Capturing source data based on transnational log, no cost on source CPU
  • Handle the distribution and the delivery of committed data in real-time
  • Supports heterogeneous systems regarding target or source database
  • Can be implemented uni-directional, bi-directional or peer-to-peer mode
  • Zero downtime migration
  • Supports data distribution
  • Can be used for disaster recovery or data protection
Gurcan Orhan | 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

Oracle GoldenGate

  • Setting Up Oracle GoldenGate as HA in an Oracle RAC environment. While this is possible to do and there is documentation out there, I've found that specific Oracle GoldenGate and Oracle RAC experience is needed in order to make this happen. That level of experience does not exist everywhere.
  • Monitoring Oracle GoldenGate. Currently there are two main options for monitoring Oracle GoldenGate, the first, GoldenGate Monitor, does not scale well as it becomes very non-performant when you have more than 10-15 GoldenGate Managers reporting to it, the second, Oracle Enterprise Manager, while getting better still requires a lot of manual configuration to have Oracle GoldenGate talk to the OEM agent. While this has got a lot better with 12c GoldenGate, I still feel that there is room to improve here.
  • Unable to replicate certain Data Types. Again, less of an issue in 12c Oracle GoldenGate, but there are still some Data Types that Oracle GoldenGate is unable to replicate.
Michael Grayson | 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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 9.2
Based on 3 answers
We are very Happy with the product and the support and it helps us achive our 99999 SLA.
Anonymous | 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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 8.6
Based on 3 answers
Once set up, it's very easy to use and keep running, it's getting to that point that can make it cumbersome to some. Also, depending on the data that you want to replicate, the configuration files can become quite cumbersome to maintain. Learning curve can be high for some who are not as experienced with databases and transactions.
Michael Grayson | 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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Oracle GoldenGate has only gone down for us when the data being sent was bad.
Michael Grayson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Oracle GoldenGate's performance is great for our use cases. Your mileage may vary.
Michael Grayson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 8.8
Based on 3 answers
Oracle Support for Oracle GoldenGate has been quite responsive and quite helpful in the few situations where we've needed it. Furthermore, the documentation on Oracle GoldenGate is so good that we often do not need to contact support with issues as the fix is already documented and able to be run by us without needing to open a ticket.
Michael Grayson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We've had Oracle consultants come as well for training days to talk about new features, parts of Oracle GoldenGate we may not be using and things of that nature. The consultants they send are great as they're very knowledgeable about all things Oracle GoldenGate and great resources for any questions or concerns you may have with the product.
Michael Grayson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We used Oracle University for our Oracle Golden Gate Training and it was top notch. We were able to turn our whole DBA team to Oracle GoldenGate newbies to Oracle GoldenGate troubleshooting experts in a matter of a few days, while this obviously did not come cheap, the company felt that it was worth the investment.
Michael Grayson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 8.6
Based on 3 answers
If Oracle GoldenGate is new to your organization, expose as many DBAs as possible to it. Having your whole team fluent in it will overcome early operational hurdles and allow it to more quickly become an accepted and supported part of your supported platform for your team that will enable the business to use it to its fullest.
Michael Grayson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle GoldenGate

It wasn't easy to set up replication to a message queue using SharePlex. We had challenges using the product when the application was doing a lot of "rollbacks to savepoint". SharePlex always showed a lag.When I was testing SharePlex, there was no way to offload the workload from the DB server while using it.
Anonymous | 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

Oracle GoldenGate

Oracle GoldenGate 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Have never had any issues with scaling Oracle GoldenGate itself, however Oracle GoldenGate Monitor does have scaling issues, but with Oracle GoldenGate now able to be monitored by Oracle Enterprise Manager, this is no longer an issue, in my opinion.
Michael Grayson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Oracle GoldenGate

  • As Oracle GoldenGate integrated well with the Oracle products we were already using, we didn't need to spend additional time and money to purchase or develop an integration solution.
  • XStream and Active Data Guard licenses come free with Oracle GoldenGate, reducing overhead costs.
  • Eliminated the need to scale our workstations up in terms of hardware resources. Creating read-replicas to offload read requests gave more opportunities to scale horizontally.
Anonymous | 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

Oracle GoldenGate

General

Free Trial
Yes
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

Oracle GoldenGate
8.7
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle GoldenGate
9.2
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Usability

Oracle GoldenGate
8.6
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Reliability and Availability

Oracle GoldenGate
10.0
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Performance

Oracle GoldenGate
9.0
Tableau Desktop
6.1

Support Rating

Oracle GoldenGate
8.8
Tableau Desktop
9.0

In-Person Training

Oracle GoldenGate
10.0
Tableau Desktop
9.4

Online Training

Oracle GoldenGate
10.0
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Implementation Rating

Oracle GoldenGate
8.6
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Scalability

Oracle GoldenGate
10.0
Tableau Desktop
7.0

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