Compare ELK Kibana vs. Tableau

ELK Kibana is ranked 8th in Data Visualization with 3 reviews while Tableau is ranked 1st in Data Visualization with 27 reviews. ELK Kibana is rated 7.0, while Tableau is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of ELK Kibana writes "Simple design capability makes it easy to share log details with team members". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tableau writes "The visualizations bring out patterns buried under a mountain of data. The tool offers unparalleled flexibility in terms of the types of visualisation that one can create". ELK Kibana is most compared with Tableau, Splunk and Qlik Sense, whereas Tableau is most compared with SAS Visual Analytics, Qlik Sense and Oracle OBIEE. See our ELK Kibana vs. Tableau report.
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Pros
Having a tool where you can find logs that were generated months ago, and being able to search over a long period of time, is great.The automatic update of the graphs from a dashboard is very convenient.

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​Data is easily understood at all levels of the company.Business insights are shared across various departments.Its ease of use and ability to convert drag and drop gestures into queries.The ability to create complex calculations.​Its ease of use and ability to convert drag and drop gestures into queries.Tableau's support could improve.Partner support is very good.This solution has improved insights into quantitative data.

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Cons
Having a kind of wizard that would help you when you are typing your search would make it easier and quicker to refine your search, and ultimately find what you are looking for.This solution should allow the user to combine two indices into one graph.

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​Conditional formatting could be an interesting feature to provide to final users.The data preparation/blending options are very basic. They could be improved.Tableau is a company that does not respect partners.Reports should be downloadable as PDF files.I would like Tableau to handle geospatial data better in terms of multiple layers and shapefiles.The SQL programming functionality needs to be improved.Licensing and pricing options could be made better so that more users would be able to use it.The performance could be better.

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Tableau's licensing is pretty straightforward and simple.ROI is very high, but it requires a data preparation/blending tool.The cost of the solution should be improved.Be careful with the Tableau Viewer's licenses, and stay with the right number of users.The initial cost that is set according to CPU cores is expensive.We always consider pricing when considering a new solution. We are a non-profit and price is a huge concern.Tableau is an expensive solution, though it comes with its advantages.The price could be higher for the quality of software, so they revised the pricing in this version, and I agree with the price for top version. The top version costs about $70 per month, and the price is cheap for the quality.

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Ranking
8th
out of 46 in Data Visualization
Views
11,734
Comparisons
9,882
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
211
Avg. Rating
7.0
1st
out of 46 in Data Visualization
Views
71,766
Comparisons
59,659
Reviews
28
Average Words per Review
394
Avg. Rating
8.5
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Also Known As
Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Online
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Overview

Kibana lets you visualize your Elasticsearch data and navigate the Elastic Stack, so you can do anything from learning why you're getting paged at 2:00 a.m. to understanding the impact rain might have on your quarterly numbers.

Tableau helps people and organizations become more data-driven as the trusted leader in analytics.

The Tableau platform provides the breadth and depth of capabilities to serve the needs of even the largest global enterprises in a seamless, integrated experience. Tableau is designed to fit, not dictate your data strategy, and adapts to your environment with unmatched flexibility and choice, while meeting the toughest governance and security requirements.

People love using Tableau because it is both powerful and intuitive—and offers a fundamentally different user experience by empowering people of all skill levels to explore and analyze data using visuals and natural language. Tableau has become the standard language of analytics for modern business users and continues to lead the industry with the most passionate and engaged user community in analytics, a customer base with millions of users at more than 80,000 organizations, and a deep commitment to customer-focused innovation

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Sample Customers
Sprint, Grab, Volkswagen, Autopilot, Voyages-SNCF.com, Just Eat, Accenture, Dell, Verizon Wireless, Kaidee, Green Man Gaming, Compare Group, Tango, QuizletAccenture, Adobe, Amazon.com, Bank of America, Charles Schwab Corp, Citigroup, Coca-Cola Company, Cornell University, Dell, Deloitte, Duke University, eBay, Exxon Mobil, Fannie Mae, Ferrari, French Red Cross, Goldman Sachs, Google, Government of Canada, HP, Intel, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Macy's, Merck, The New York Times, PayPal, Pfizer, US Army, US Air Force, Skype, and Walmart.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company50%
Comms Service Provider11%
Media Company7%
Real Estate/Law Firm5%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm14%
University9%
Healthcare Company8%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company21%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider8%
Media Company8%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise54%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise65%
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