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"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."

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"Personally for me, because I do a lot of development, I like that it is easy to test mathematical algorithms with several matrix calculations. It's perfect for that."

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"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."

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"To make use of the GPU, you have to have an Nvidia card. What I would want it to do is to run in Next Generation with Intel or AMD, and not just with Nvidia."

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"The licensing costs for Anaconda are reasonable.""The product is open-source and free to use."

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"We have a single user license. Support and add-ons are an extra fee."

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Top Answer: With Anaconda Navigator, we have been able to use multiple IDEs such as JupyterLab, Jupyter Notebook, Spyder, Visual Studio Code, and RStudio in one place. The platform-agnostic package manager… more »
Top Answer: The solution's support is important and needs to be better. I don't have the last update due to the fact that when I tried to update it I had an error and ran into issues. It's not just me; lots of… more »
Top Answer: In Anaconda, we get everything: RStudio, Spyder, and Jupyter. R Studio is for R, and Spyder and Jupyter are for Python. Using these, we will be doing data wrangling and data modeling for a developing… more »
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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

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LinkedIn, NASA, Boeing, JP Morgan, Recursion Pharmaceuticals, DARPA, Microsoft, Amazon, HP, Cisco, Thomson Reuters, IBM, Bridgestone
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Financial Services Firm25%
Manufacturing Company25%
Non Tech Company13%
Pharma/Biotech Company13%
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Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm12%
Government7%
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Computer Software Company17%
Educational Organization11%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Anaconda is ranked 7th in Data Science Platforms with 12 reviews while MathWorks Matlab is ranked 15th in Data Science Platforms with 1 review. Anaconda is rated 7.8, while MathWorks Matlab is rated 8.0. 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 MathWorks Matlab writes "Test run my algorithms with ease before I develop the full software application". Anaconda is most compared with Databricks, Amazon SageMaker, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, Microsoft BI and SAP Analytics Cloud, whereas MathWorks Matlab is most compared with IBM SPSS Statistics, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, Databricks, SAS Visual Analytics and Amazon SageMaker.

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