Compare Databricks vs. IBM Watson Analytics

Databricks is ranked 6th in Data Science Platforms with 2 reviews while IBM Watson Analytics is ranked 34th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools. Databricks is rated 9.0, while IBM Watson Analytics is rated 0. The top reviewer of Databricks writes "Good build-in optimization, easy to use with a good user interface". On the other hand, Databricks is most compared with Amazon SageMaker, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio and Cloudera Data Science Workbench, whereas IBM Watson Analytics is most compared with Tableau, Databricks and Cortana Intelligence Suite.
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Databricks Unified Analytics, Databricks Unified Analytics Platform
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Overview

Databricks creates a Unified Analytics Platform that accelerates innovation by unifying data science, engineering, and business. It utilizes Apache Spark to help clients with cloud-based big data processing. It puts Spark on “autopilot” to significantly reduce operational complexity and management cost. The Databricks I/O module (DBIO) improves the read and write performance of Apache Spark in the cloud. An increase in productivity is ensured through Databricks’ collaborative workplace.

Watson Analytics is a smart data analysis and visualization service you can use to quickly discover patterns and meaning in your data – all on your own. With guided data discovery, automated predictive analytics and cognitive capabilities such as natural language dialogue, you can interact with data conversationally to get answers you understand. Whether you need to quickly spot a trend or you have a team that needs to visualize report data in a dashboard, Watson Analytics has you covered.

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Elsevier, MyFitnessPal, Sharethrough, Automatic Labs, Celtra, Radius Intelligence, YeswareMueller, Inc., Mears Group
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