Compare Pentaho vs. QlikView

Pentaho is ranked 21st in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 3 reviews while QlikView which is ranked 10th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 13 reviews. Pentaho is rated 7.6, while QlikView is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Pentaho writes "Increases productivity and lowers costs, though should improve the construction of its dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of QlikView writes "Enables us to build complex models very quickly and helps with data visualization". Pentaho is most compared with Knowage, Tableau and Microsoft BI, whereas QlikView is most compared with Microsoft BI, Tableau and Oracle OBIEE. See our Pentaho vs. QlikView report.
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Pros
Easy to use components to create the job.I use the BI Server, CDE Dashboards, Saiku, and Kettle, because these tools are very good and highly experienced.

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This solution has simplified getting to and understanding our data, no matter where it is housed.On the positive side, QlikView's scripting is a great asset as it functions as an ETL.It's pretty easy to deploy.The initial setup is not very complex.You can do a lot of things on the back end which are not possible in the other solutions on the market.I had the option to prepare data myself instead of always having to depend on the data team.Scripting as per a customer's need, which is a pretty cool feature and not available in other tools.The in-memory feature gives us better insight. It's also easy to drill down into the information and select information.

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Cons
Logging capability is needed.Version control would be a good addition.Pentaho, at the general level, should greatly improve the easy construction of its dashboards and easy integration of information from different sources without technical user intervention.

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This solution would be improved with the inclusion of a feature that would allow us to add a common library of (our) commands used in load scripts and expressions, so with a keyword, we would get a drop down to select the command we are looking for, as opposed to the generic help.If a user wanted to see something not included in the application the new object had to be created by a power user or developer because Qlik view's scripting has somewhat of a learning curve.I would want them to have more options as a user. It would be nice for them to create their own dashboards and add fields.The pricing is high.It needs work with visualization.Needs improvement with UI transparency.More/newer visualisation components need to be added.Installation and deployment could be made easier and quicker.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Free and commercial versions are available.

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It is not very expensive. I think it it is on par with other similar products on the market.The pricing is too high compared to the other solutions on the market.Qlik is fairly high in terms of pricing.

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37,054
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10
Average Words per Review
277
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8.3
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Also Known As
Pentaho Business Analytics, Kettle
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Overview

Pentaho is an open source business intelligence company that provides a wide range of tools to help their customers better manage their businesses. These tools include data integration software, mining tools, dashboard applications, online analytical processing options, and more.

Pentaho has two product categories: There is the standard enterprise version. This is the product that comes directly from Pentaho itself with all of the benefits, features, and programs that come along with a paid application such us analysis services, dashboard design, and interactive reporting.

The alternative is an open source version, which the public is permitted to add to and tweak the product. This solution has its advantages, aside from the fact that it is free, in that there are many more people working on the project to improve its quality and breadth of functionality.

QlikView is a Business Intelligence tool that allows you to keep tabs on all of your business-related information in a clean, clear, and easy to access database that is intuitive to build and simple to navigate. It is ideal for business owners who wish to improve overall output by creating the most productive system possible.

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Sample Customers
Cargo 2000 Lufthansa, Marketo, ModCloth, Cardiac Science, Telefonica, ExactTarget, Active Broadband Networks, and Brussels Airport. Canon, Gatorade, Amcor, Panasonic, Fila, Cambridge University Hospitals, Global Retail Bank, North Yorkshire Police department, Lanoo Group Publishers, and AonGroep Nederland.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm15%
Software R&D Company15%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
Government8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider13%
Retailer12%
Non Tech Company7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm18%
Manufacturing Company11%
Consumer Goods6%
Healthcare Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm28%
Retailer7%
Comms Service Provider5%
Health, Wellness And Fitness Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business45%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise35%
REVIEWERS
Small Business35%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise44%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise66%
Find out what your peers are saying about Pentaho vs. QlikView and other solutions. Updated: July 2019.
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