Pentaho Alternatives and Competitors

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Alfredo Vidal Davalos Mora
Consultant
Freelance DBA
Jan 30 2019

What is most valuable?

Domo has a lot of connections using APIs where you can use data from different databases, such as NoSQLs, SQL databases, and other connections. These connections exist to obtain data and transform… more»

How has it helped my organization?

For our clients, who have call centers, it is very important. For example, they need real-time data and Domo allows them to obtain data every 15 minutes. It updates the data every 15 minutes with new… more»

What needs improvement?

If your ETL runs more than 24 hours, it always fails because we are logging a lot of historical data, and there is a restriction on the amount of data (in rows) that you can run. The technical support… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously had a homegrown application that we used. We switched applications because of iOS limitations.

What other advice do I have?

Domo is a good tool, and you won't regret it if you chose it for your company, since it is a very useful tool if you want to check your data constantly and historically. You can compare and create… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Right now, we are trying to use Pentaho. Domo has a lot of tools that other software, like Amazon, doesn't have.
itspec564565
Real User
IT Specialist at a wholesaler/distributor with 1-10 employees
Aug 06 2018

What is most valuable?

It has the most secured database that I have ever used, which is the most important part of Microsoft BI.

How has it helped my organization?

* It is free. * SSAS and SSRS work great together. * There is a lot of help and documentation on the Internet, so no special training is needed to use the source code.

What needs improvement?

The reporting part of Microsoft BI is rather limited compared to other reporting tools.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We previously used iFrame. We did long studies about which tool to use in our company. We decided to use Microsoft BI because it was a complete product, and it is easier and cheaper than others.

What other advice do I have?

Most important criteria when selecting a vendor: * Price * Ability to go on the Internet and locate support information. * Secure product * Easy interface to use.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

In the beginning, we were about to choose Pentaho because it is an open source suite. The problem is that beyond the enterprise version of Pentaho, it is more expensive than Microsoft. We would always… more»
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