- Load script engine (or "ETL" ability)
- Connectivity integration options
- Data visualizations / dashboarding
As a start-up, projects need to move fast and this product has enabled us to have data solutions ready when the business needs it.
I have used it for three years.
We wanted to upgrade to version 12 but had two models that were not reloading as expected and had to revert.
Technical support is good.
We chose this product because we needed to connect to the source system and report directly from it.
It was already established when I started.
Initial setup was straight forward. The only challenge is maintaining a custom user directory by hand, because of a lack of Active Directory in the organization.
Now we do everything in house. At the very beginning, before I started, we had vendor support.
ROI is tricky to measure but I'll give some examples:
You need at least as much RAM on your server as the largest database table you will read, and it can't be a virtual installation.