Tableau or Power BI

  • Tableau deploys MDX for measures and dimensions while Power BI uses DAX for calculating and measuring columns.
  • Tableau platform is known for its data visualization functionality whereas Power BI offers numerous data points to offer data visualization
  • Tableau BI can handle a huge volume of data with better performance while Power BI can handle a limited volume of data.
  • Tableau works best when there is a vast data in the cloud but Power Bl doesn’t work better with a massive amount of data
  • Tableau is used by analysts and experienced- users mostly use for their analytics purposes and Power BI is used by both naive and experienced users.
  • Tableau is a little difficult whereas Power BI Interface is very easy to learn.

Features of Tableau

Here are important features of Tableau:

  • Data blending
  • No need of technical knowledge
  • Real-time analysis
  • Data collaboration and data notifications
  • DAX analysis function
  • Patented technology from Stanford university
  • Toggle view and drag-and-drop
  • List of native data connectors
  • Highlight and filter data
  • Share dashboards
  • Embed dashboards within
  • Mobile-ready dashboards
  • Tableau reader for data viewing
  • Dashboard commenting
  • Create “no-code” data queries
  • Translate queries to visualizations
  • Import all ranges and sizes of data

Features of Power BI

Here, are essential features of Power BI

  • Customizable dashboards
  • Datasets
  • Reports
  • Navigation pane
  • Q&A question box
  • Help & feedback buttons
  • Ad Hoc reporting and analysis
  • Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
  • Trend indicators
  • Interactive reports authoring
  • Complete reporting & data visualization tools
  • Real-time dashboards that help business owners solve problems as they occur
  • Offers Power BI embedded, azure service that allows applications to interact with Power BI
  • Q&A feature of Power BI allows users to ask questions using natural language to get answers in a specific graphical form.
  • Content Packs: for sharing dashboards with team