Microsoft SQL Server - BI Edition vs TIBCO Spotfire

Microsoft SQL Server - BI Edition has 1411 reviews and a rating of 4.59 / 5 vs TIBCO Spotfire which has 49 reviews and a rating of 4.34 / 5. Compare the similarities and differences between software options with real user reviews focused on features, ease of use, customer service, and value for money.

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Overall Rating

4.59 / 5 (1,411)

4.34 / 5 (49)

Ease-of-Use

4.5 / 5

4.0 / 5

Value for Money

4.0 / 5

4.0 / 5

Customer Support

4.5 / 5

4.0 / 5

Functionality

4.5 / 5

4.5 / 5

Last Review Written

November 26, 2020

June 29, 2020

Pros/Cons

  • Pros

  • Easy to use, well known. The always on feature was a great addition to the product.

  • Great intellisense Easy to use Good user interface

  • Cons

  • The only Con is that there are free tools like Postgresql that are also great, but they are not quite as slick as Sql Server.

  • You will come across error messages every once in awhile when performing tasks, however they are usually easy fixes.

  • Pros

  • I like the variety of visualizations, such as pie charts, line graphs, heat maps, cross bars. This helps because some visualizations make more sense to me than others at displaying my data.

  • I like this tool's in Memory visualization functionality.

  • Cons

  • The reports aren't the easiest to set up, although they do show incredible amounts of data in great visualizations.

  • There is a learning curve to setting up and using Spotfire and sometimes it seems as though there is a lot of manual setup that could probably be more easily accomplished with wizards.

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