We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"The setup is straightforward. Deployment doesn't take more than 30 minutes."
"The solution is very good for data mining or any mining issues."
"he solution is scalable."
"Most of the features, especially on the data analysis tool pack, are really good. The way they do clustering and output is great. You can do fairly elaborate outputs. The results, the ensembles, all of these, are fantastic."
"The most valuable feature is the decision tree creation."
"The most valuable feature is that you can use multiple algorithms for creating models and then you can compare the results between them."
"Good data management and analytics."
"The solution is able to handle quite large amounts of data beautifully."
"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 user interface of the solution needs improvement. It needs to be more visual."
"The solution is very stable, but we do have some problems with discrepancies involving SAS not matching with the latest Java versions. It's not stable in cases where SAS tries to run on a different version because SAS doesn't connect with the latest Java update. Once a month we need to restart systems from scratch."
"The solution needs an easier interface for the user. The user experience isn't so easy for our clients."
"Virtualization could be much better."
"The ease of use can be improved. When you are new it seems a bit complex."
"The visualization of the models is not very attractive, so the graphics should be improved."
"Technical support could be improved."
"While I don't personally need tutorials, I can't say that it wouldn't be helpful for others to have some to help them navigate and operate the system."
"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."
"KNIME assets are stand alone, as the solution is open source."
"This solution is for large corporations because not everybody can afford it."
"The solution is expensive for an individual, but for an enterprise/institution (purchasing bulk licenses), it is not a high price for the use that will come from it."
KNIME is ranked 1st in Data Mining with 15 reviews while SAS Enterprise Miner is ranked 4th in Data Mining with 10 reviews. KNIME is rated 8.2, while SAS Enterprise Miner is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of KNIME writes "Has good machine learning and big data connectivity but the scheduler needs improvement ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAS Enterprise Miner writes "Good GUI, an easy initial setup, and very flexible". KNIME is most compared with Alteryx, RapidMiner, Databricks and Weka, whereas SAS Enterprise Miner is most compared with IBM SPSS Modeler, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio, SAS Analytics, RapidMiner and Amazon SageMaker. See our KNIME vs. SAS Enterprise Miner report.
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