Looker Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Database Expert & BI Developer at a outsourcing company
Oct 30 2017

What is most valuable?

It provides a full platform for our BI solution (database, ETL, reporting, analysis, and so on).

How has it helped my organization?

By building the multi-dimensional database with Analysis Services, we were able to improve the performance of our reporting system. Now, our end-users can see the data stories quickly through Excel, Power BI tools, etc.

What needs improvement?

* Monitoring features: I need Microsoft to provide a set of tools to help me monitor Microsoft's products. For example, when I need to investigate the performance issues of SSIS packages, I do not have a tool, instead I have to write scripts... more»
Real User
Senior Principal at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 25 2017

What do you think of Tableau?

Valuable Features: Ease of use Data visualization Predictive analytics and forecasting • Improvements to My Organization: We are a consulting company, so we could use it internally. However, this is more for other clients. It does help those clients in analyzing their data. • Room for Improvement: There are certain things that I would want it to do, but it wouldn't be something that I could easily describe. • Use of Solution: I have been using this solution for around three years. • Scalability Issues: It all depends. You have to make sure that you've designed the data part well. It is doing better at handling scalability. In other words, you can throw more users at it and it shouldn't impact the system performance. • Initial Setup: The setup part depends on...
SAP Certified BI, BOBJ, BODS Consultant at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 31 2017

What do you think of SAP BusinessObjects?

Valuable Features Data integration 64-bit architecture • Room for Improvement I would like to see the capability to directly access social media data. • Use of Solution I have been using it for 14 years. • Deployment Issues We have encountered so many issues when the architecture and design was fragile. • Customer Service and Technical Support Technical support is 10/10. • Previous Solutions I previously used Microsoft DTS. Microsoft BI products are ideal for small-scale businesses. whereas SAP BusinessObjects is suitable for enterprise-level implementation. • Initial Setup If you have the skills and time, initial setup will be easy. • Implementation Team I worked for both vendor teams and in-house teams. I have been involved in the implementation...

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