Altiscale vs Qubole: What are the differences?
Developers describe Altiscale as "Hadoop as a Service". we run Apache Hadoop for you. We not only deploy Hadoop, we monitor, manage, fix, and update it for you. Then we take it a step further: We monitor your jobs, notify you when something’s wrong with them, and can help with tuning. On the other hand, Qubole is detailed as "Prepare, integrate and explore Big Data in the cloud (Hive, MapReduce, Pig, Presto, Spark and Sqoop)". Qubole is a cloud based service that makes big data easy for analysts and data engineers.
Altiscale and Qubole can be primarily classified as "Big Data as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Altiscale are:
- Hadoop Dialtone
- “Infinite” Hadoop
- A Proactive Hadoop Helpdesk
On the other hand, Qubole provides the following key features:
- Intuitive GUI
- Optimized Hive
- Improved S3 Performance
"Our data sci & analysts would scream if went back toEMR" is the primary reason why developers consider Altiscale over the competitors, whereas "Simple UI and autoscaling clusters" was stated as the key factor in picking Qubole.