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Dash Enterprise for Python vs Common BI Software

Key advantages of Dash Enterprise compared to BI:

💸 Reduce the cost of large Tableau deployments
🤛 Unlock Python's AI & ML capabilities for business users
🔮 Understand & customize the Python analytics behind your dashboards

Data Product DeliveryDeployment & DevOpsEase of UseDesignData Science IntegrationSecuritySupport
Dash EnterpriseDash Open SourceTableau PublicTableauPower BIEinstein AnalyticsLookerCognos Analytics
App Manager✔️✔️✔️
Supports Kubernetes Scaling✔️✔️
Automated Delivery of Reports✔️✔️✔️
Interactive Reports and Triggered Alerts Based on Thresholds✔️✔️✔️
Self Service Alerting Configuration✔️✔️✔️✔️
Elegant, Immediately-Consumable Data Analysis✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Dash EnterpriseDash Open SourceTableau PublicTableauPower BIEinstein AnalyticsLookerCognos Analytics
Self Service Data Pipeline✔️✔️✔️
Self Service Deployment✔️✔️
Jobs Queueing✔️✔️✔️
Embeddable Apps with Private Data✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Dev, UAT, Production Envs Included✔️✔️
Dash EnterpriseDash Open SourceTableau PublicTableauPower BIEinstein AnalyticsLookerCognos Analytics
Licensed for Creators Only✔️
Python Native✔️✔️
Works with All Operating Systems✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Works in Cloud Environments✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Dash EnterpriseDash Open SourceTableau PublicTableauPower BIEinstein AnalyticsLookerCognos Analytics
Intuitive Developer Interface✔️✔️✔️
Intuitive End-User Interface✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Broad Spectrum Visualization/Graphics✔️✔️✔️
Snappy UI/UX✔️✔️✔️✔️
Advanced Plotting Capabilities✔️✔️
Dashboard Design GUI Included✔️✔️✔️
Drag and Drop Design✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Advanced Customization Capabilities✔️✔️✔️✔️
Highly Responsive Reports✔️✔️
Interactive Digital Reports✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Ability to Print Pixel-Perfect Reports✔️✔️✔️
Dash EnterpriseDash Open SourceTableau PublicTableauPower BIEinstein AnalyticsLookerCognos Analytics
AI/ML Ready-to-Use Templates✔️✔️
Integrates with Python Data Frames✔️✔️✔️
Supports GPU Acceleration✔️✔️
Supports Big Data Applications with User-Friendly Response Time✔️✔️✔️✔️
Supports Python, R, and Julia✔️✔️
Integrates with Jupyter Notebooks✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Supports Vaex✔️
Supports Dask✔️
Supports Datashader✔️
Supports Snowflake✔️✔️✔️✔️
Supports Rapids✔️
Integrates with Salesforce✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Integrates with Databricks✔️✔️✔️✔️
Geospatial Mapping✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Dash EnterpriseDash Open SourceTableau PublicTableauPower BIEinstein AnalyticsLookerCognos Analytics
SSO Authentication✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Keeps Data in Its Native Location✔️✔️✔️✔️
Secure Web Server✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Open-Source Code Base✔️✔️
Simple, Robust Authentication Mechanisms and Management✔️✔️✔️
Dash EnterpriseDash Open SourceTableau PublicTableauPower BIEinstein AnalyticsLookerCognos Analytics
Support Included in License✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Training Included in License✔️✔️

"I would view Plotly as the functional leader in the space rather than just an alternative to Tableau, PowerBI, and other traditional BI tools.

George Havranek Principal, inlytica, LLC