Birst Vs Hadoop HDFS (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 21, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Birst or Hadoop HDFS?

Hadoop HDFS is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Birst, Birst is rated higher (92/100) than Hadoop HDFS (89/100). Birst offers more features (25) to their users than Hadoop HDFS (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Birst!

Looking for the right Business Intelligence solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Birst compares with Apache Hadoop?

Birst: Birst is among the fastest growing business-to-business software providers. Selling directly to businesses as well as other software vendors who seek to embed analytics into their applications, more than 1,000 organizations currently rely upon Birst for their business analytics needs.

Apache Hadoop: The Apache™ Hadoop® project develops open-source software for reliable, scalable, distributed computing. The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of mach...

Who's more expensive? Birst or Hadoop HDFS?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Business Intelligence software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Birst and Hadoop HDFS.

Birst price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Birst is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Business Intelligence software. Hadoop HDFS price starts at $1,000 per license , when comparing Hadoop HDFS to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Business Intelligence software cost.

Bottom line:Hadoop HDFS is more expensive than Birst.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Birst Vs. Hadoop HDFS based on some of the most important and required Business Intelligence features. Birst: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Automatic Scheduled Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Customizable Features, Dashboarding, Graphic Benchmark, Performance Measurements. Hadoop HDFS: We are still working to collect the list of features for Hadoop HDFS.

Target customer size

Birst is a web-based service that can be useful to customers in all types of organizations and industries. and Hadoop HDFS's target customer size include: SMBs.

Birst

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

Starting from $49 per month

Birst is a Business Intelligence and analytics platform for medium to large businesses. Its key features include ad hoc reporting, charting, data import and export, visual analytics, customer service analytics,...

Categories: Business Intelligence, Business performance management, Dashboards & KPIs, Reporting.

Hadoop HDFS

ITQlick rating
(3/5)

starts at $1,000 per license

Hadoop HDFS is a business intelligence software that assists companies in sharing large files across various computing systems.

Categories: BI & Analytics, Business Intelligence.

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Birst: 25 Features

Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Customizable Features
Dashboarding
Graphic Benchmark
Performance Measurements
Predictive-Analysis
Trend Indicators
Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Customizable Features
Dashboarding
Graphic Benchmark
Performance Measurements
Predictive-Analysis
Profit Analysis
Trend Indicators
Data visualization
Data warehouses
Collaboration Management
Document Indexing

Hadoop HDFS: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
Software review
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ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
43
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ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
89/100
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6.4/10
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$1,000 per license
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3
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4.3/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
3/10
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Functionality
15
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ITQlick rating
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Score
94/100
Pricing
3/10
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Functionality
10
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ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
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Pricing
4/10
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Functionality
35
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.