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What is Alation?

The leader in collaborative data cataloging, it empowers analysts & information stewards to search, query & collaborate for fast and accurate insights.
Alation is a tool in the Analytics Integrator category of a tech stack.

Who uses Alation?


10 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Alation.

Alation's Features

  • Data Catalog
  • Automatically indexes your data by source
  • Automatically gathers knowledge about your data

Alation Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Alation?
Google Tag Manager
Tag Manager gives you the ability to add and update your own tags for conversion tracking, site analytics, remarketing, and more. There are nearly endless ways to track user behavior across your sites and apps, and the intuitive design lets you change tags whenever you want.
Segment is a single hub for customer data. Collect your data in one place, then send it to more than 100 third-party tools, internal systems, or Amazon Redshift with the flip of a switch.
Apache Spark
Spark is a fast and general processing engine compatible with Hadoop data. It can run in Hadoop clusters through YARN or Spark's standalone mode, and it can process data in HDFS, HBase, Cassandra, Hive, and any Hadoop InputFormat. It is designed to perform both batch processing (similar to MapReduce) and new workloads like streaming, interactive queries, and machine learning.
It provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use it to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
Amazon Athena
Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon S3 using standard SQL. Athena is serverless, so there is no infrastructure to manage, and you pay only for the queries that you run.
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