Microsoft Power BI vs Zoomdata

Last updated: December 02, 2015

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Microsoft Power BI
Power BI transforms your company's data into rich visuals for you to collect and organize so you can focus on what matters to you. Stay in the know, spot trends as they happen, and push your business further.
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Zoomdata
Next Generation Big Data Analytics, Learn how to connect to Hadoop, Apache Solr, Stream Process billions of records, and visualize them using D3. Search through billions of records in seconds. Use filters and faceted search to narrow results. Replace lengthy/time consuming queries
Microsoft Power BI vs Zoomdata in our news:

2015. Microsoft integrates Cortana into Power BI service



Microsoft announced that Cortana personal assistant is coming to Power BI, its business intelligence tool that, it’s worth noting, already had some natural language query capabilities. Once connected, Cortana can now answer questions from your Power BI data sets for written and spoken queries like “revenue for the last quarter” or draw you a chart for the “number of opportunities by team.” Users have to ensure that Cortana has access to their Power BI data sets by enabling this new feature in Power BI.  With Cortana Analytics, Microsoft also currently offers a more bespoke solution for enterprises that focuses less on the Cortana client and more on the machine learning and automation services that power Cortana.


2014. Zoomdata wants to disrupt Business Intelligence market


Business Intelligence becomes a very hot and competitive market, but Zoomdata wants to disrupt the space and they got $17M in Series B funding to continue their quest. Zoomdata CEO Justin Langseth says that their BI competitors such as Tableau and Qlik  were born in the world of SQL and data warehouses. He believes today’s data analytics need a more modern approach. His company was built to process today’s platforms like Hadoop, Spark and NoSQL and he says unlike his competitors, they were built from the ground up to do it. One neat feature in Zoomdata is the ability to stream it like a video