Microsoft SQL Server - BI Edition vs Tableau

Microsoft SQL Server - BI Edition has 1411 reviews and a rating of 4.59 / 5 vs Tableau which has 1373 reviews and a rating of 4.54 / 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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Reviews are generated by real users. When reviewing a product, users are asked to assess the product’s overall quality, which includes assigning specific ratings for ease of use, value for money, customer support, and functionality.

Overall Rating

4.59 / 5 (1,411)

4.54 / 5 (1,373)

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

November 25, 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

  • It is quick and easy to learn and has great training videos

  • Love this program for the interface! It has soo many options in regards to creating visually interesting reports that just relay the info.

  • Cons

  • I like most of the features , thus no least liked features

  • While Tableau is beautiful and can do so much, it can be daunting and difficult to use for more complex visuals. The pricing is also more suited for enterprises vs. small businesses.

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