Quick tool comparison

Rather than a quick reference, in this chapter we present a comparison of the tools examined:

Tool

Usage

Hierarchies Supported?

Driver Needed?

User Training required

Save reports for later use

Lumira

Quick data analysis, drag and drop analysis primarily for data discovery, not reusable reports.

Yes

No

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No

Excel

Data analysis using pivot tables, creating formatted reports using Excel formatting options.

Yes

Yes (driver for Excel)

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Yes (in Excel)

Tableau

Create reports and dashboard for data analysis. Simple lists can be added to formatted dashboards for distribution.

No

Yes (HANA Client)

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Yes

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