Hemant AddalSenior Vice President at a financial services firm
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"It helped us find find the optimal area for where our warehouse should be located."
"The best part of Anaconda is the media distribution that comes as part of it. It gets us started very quickly."
"The most advantageous feature is the logic building."
"The solution is stable."
"The notebook feature is an improvement over RStudio."
"The most valuable feature is the set of libraries that are used to support the functionality that we require."
"The most valuable feature is the Jupyter notebook that allows us to write the Python code, compile it on the fly, and then look at the results."
"The virtual environment is very good."
"This open-source product can compete with category leaders in ELT software."
"The visual workflow tools for custom and complex tasks always beat raw coding languages with the agility, speed to deliver, and ease of subsequent changes."
"This solution is easy to use and especially good at data preparation and wrapping."
"It's a coding-less opportunity to use AI. This is the major value for me."
"This solution is easy to use and it can be used to create any kind of model."
"All of the features related to the ETL are fantastic. That includes the connectors to other programs, databases, and the meta node function."
"What I like the most is that it works almost out of the box with Random Forest and other Forest nodes."
"It is very fast to develop solutions."
"I think better documentation or a step-by-step guide for installation would help, especially for on-premise users."
"The ability to schedule scripts for the building and monitoring of jobs would be an advantage for this platform."
"The interface could be improved. Other solutions, like Visual Studio, have much better UI."
"One feature that I would like to see is being able to use a different language in a different cell, which would allow me to mix R and Python together."
"I think that the framework can be improved to make it easier for people to discover and use things on their own."
"Having a small guide or video on the tool would help learn how to use it and what the features are."
"The solution would benefit from offering more automation."
"One thing that hurts the product is that the company is not doing more to advertise it as a solution and make it more well known."
"The ability to handle large amounts of data and performance in processing need to be improved."
"I would like to see better web scraping because every time I tried, it was not up to par, although you can use Python script."
"It needs more examples, use cases, and MOOC to learn, especially with respect to the algorithms and how to practically create a flow from end-to-end."
"There should be better documentation and the steps should be easier."
"KNIME needs to provide more documentation and training materials, including webinars or online seminars."
"The predefined workflows could use a bit of improvement."
"The documentation is lacking and it could be better."
"There are a lot of tools in the product and it would help if they were grouped into classes where you can select a function, rather than a specific tool."
"The licensing costs for Anaconda are reasonable."
"The product is open-source and free to use."
"KNIME is free as a stand-alone desktop-based platform but if you want to get a KNIME server then you can find the cost on their website."
"The price of KNIME is quite reasonable and the designer tool can be used free of charge."
"It's an open-source solution."
"The price for Knime is okay."
"At this time, I am using the free version of Knime."
"This is an open-source solution that is free to use."
"There is a Community Edition and paid versions available."
Anaconda makes it easy for you to install and maintain Python environments. Our development team tests to ensure compatibility of Python packages in Anaconda. We support and provide open source assurance for packages in Anaconda to mitigate your risk in using open source and meet your regulatory compliance requirements.
Python is the fastest growing language for data science. Anaconda includes 720+ Python open source packages and now includes essential R packages. This powerful combination allows you to do everything you want from BI to advanced modeling on complex Big Data
Anaconda is ranked 6th in Data Science Platforms with 12 reviews while KNIME is ranked 3rd in Data Science Platforms with 14 reviews. Anaconda is rated 7.8, while KNIME is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Anaconda writes "Responsive, sleek and had a beautiful interface that is pleasant to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of KNIME writes "Has good machine learning and big data connectivity but the scheduler needs improvement ". Anaconda is most compared with Databricks, Amazon SageMaker, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, Microsoft BI and IBM Watson Studio, whereas KNIME is most compared with Alteryx, RapidMiner, Databricks, Weka and Domino Data Science Platform. See our Anaconda vs. KNIME report.
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