Here are my notes from the Atlanta BI user group that I attended today:
Topic: Head-to-Head on Maps: Mapping Twitter in Tableau and Power View
|Setup/Installation?||Office 2013 [Professional Plus editions], SharePoint 2010 onwards [Enterprise Editions]||Public, Online, Desktop, Server|
|Licensing||Get applicable office/SharePoint license||Tableau Public is Free.Tableau Online is $500 per user/year.
Tableau Server has Per-User or Per-Server-Core model
*Note that if you’re using Tableau server’s per-user model the cost is $1000 per named user/consumer (min. 10 users) and $2000 seat for 1 developer.
**Contact Tableau Sales. Please don’t evaluate the product based on the information provided here as the information might change in future
|Data Sources||[SharePoint] Power Pivot Model, Analysis Service Cubes[Excel 2013] You can connect to data sources that excel supports and then create power view report on top of it.||Tableau Public Supports Excel, Access & Text filesOther version of Tableau can connect to a variety of data sources.|
|Product Category||Ad-hoc reporting a.k.a Self Service Business Intelligence||Ad-hoc reporting|
|Ease of use||easy||easy|
|Custom Shape Files||No||Limited|
|Product maturity||Power View is new to the game||Tableau is a leader in data visualization space|
|Additional Notes||Power Map is an add-in by Microsoft that focuses on “Mapping”. It’s part of the newly announced Power BI suite.||–|