vs. Atlan

See why leading brands use DataGalaxy's SaaS-native platform to improve governance and cataloging initiatives.


Benchmark DataGalaxy VS. Atlan

DataGalaxy and Atlan are two data management platforms that offer a range of tools and features to help organizations manage their data more effectively. Both platforms have unique strengths and capabilities, making them valuable tools for businesses looking to improve their data management processes. Choosing between them ultimately depends on the specific needs and requirements of the organization.

Why choose DataGalaxy over Atlan?

Based on Gartner PeerInsights Reviews 2023 & Customers Reviews






Ease of Deployment

Low Complexity Medium
4.7 Product reliability 4.3
Ease of Integration  4.3
5 Adoption Bis 4.5
Ability to Understand Needs 4.5
4.9 Support 4.1
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Ease of Use

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  • DataGalaxy is rated higher for ease of use according to Gartner Peer Insights with a rating of 4.9 stars based on 46 reviews​​.
  • Offers a straightforward setup process, intuitive interface, and pre-built connectors for popular data sources, simplifying data connection and cataloging.
  • The guided onboarding process helps users to get started quickly, reducing the learning curve.

    "DataGalay boasts a user-friendly interface that is both intuitive and efficient, streamlining the data governance process."
    Julien B - Product Owner
  • Customizable Interface: Atlan's interface is customizable but may require a higher level of technical know-how. (source)
  • Learning Curve: The need for technical expertise could lead to a steeper learning curve for new users. (source)
  • Consistency in Practices: Due to its customization options, there might be variability in data management practices across different teams, potentially affecting overall data quality and consistency(source)





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  • Collaboration Features: DataGalaxy offers several collaboration features for teams to work together on data-related tasks
  • Unique web browser plugin allows users to comment on and share data assets directly from their web browser
  • Integrates with popular collaboration tools such as Slack and Microsoft Teams
  • Collaboration Features: Atlan offers several features for team collaboration, enhancing collective data management efforts.
  • Integration with Tools: It integrates seamlessly with popular collaboration tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams.
  • Setup and Configuration: Setting up and configuring Atlan for effective collaboration across different teams and departments can be challenging, leading to potential inefficiencies


Customer Support



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    • DataGalaxy offers customer support through an online help center, which includes a knowledge base, FAQs, and tutorials.
    • The company also provides email support and has a dedicated support team that works with customers to resolve issues.
    • DataGalaxy's customer support team is known for being responsive and providing personalized support to customers.

  • Support Program: Atlan provides a comprehensive customer support program but has faced criticism for slow response times. (source)
  • Technical Support Limitations: There are reports of limited support for more technical issues.(source)
  • Documentation Quality: Users have expressed concerns about the tool's documentation not being up-to-date or helpful for resolving technical issues (source)


Cloud Native



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  • Cloud native architecture allows for easy scalability with business needs
  • Built on microservices and containerization technologies to handle increasing workloads
  • Can seamlessly adapt to the changing needs of an organization
    Provides consistent performance even as the data landscape expands

  • Cloud Deployment: Atlan's cloud-native design facilitates easy scalability and consistent performance.
  • Integration Challenges: Users have reported difficulties integrating Atlan with various cloud environments, especially in complex hybrid setups.
  • Additional Costs: The cloud-based deployment model may lead to extra expenses for organizations with significant data volumes or intricate integration requirements






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DataGalaxy offers a substantial library of ready-to-go connectors for a variety of data platforms:


  • Data Warehouses & Databases: Snowflake, Databricks, Salesforce, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Azure Synapse, among others​.
  • Data Visualization: PowerBI, Looker, Tableau Server, Qlik Sense, etc​.
  • Data Processing and Others: Amazon Glue, Azure Data Lake, Teradata, Vertica, and more​.
  • CRM and NoSQL: Hubspot, Salesforce, MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc​.
  • Custom Integrations: Excel, CSV, and others for custom data integration needs


Atlan provides a comprehensive range of connectors and integrations to facilitate various data management and governance tasks. Their integrations include:

  • Data Sources: Atlan supports numerous data sources like Amazon Athena, Redshift, AWS Glue, Databricks, Google BigQuery, Hive, Azure Synapse Analytics, SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, PrestoSQL, Redash, Salesforce, SAP HANA, Snowflake, Teradata, and Trino​.

  • NoSQL Data Sources: Connectors are available for Amazon DynamoDB and MongoDB​.

  • Business Intelligence Tools: Integrations include Amazon QuickSight, Looker, Metabase, Microsoft Power BI, MicroStrategy, Mode, Qlik Sense Cloud, Sigma, Sisense, Tableau, and ThoughtSpot​.

  • Data Movement Tools: Atlan offers connectors for dbt Cloud, dbt Core, Fivetran, and Matillion​.







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  • Offers flexible pricing options for their data catalog solution
  • Provides a quote-based pricing model based on the specific needs of each organization
  • Appears to be a considerably more affordable solution than Atlan according to some customer reviews.
  • The Atlan Active Metadata Platform for AWS pricing information provided below outlines the total costs for different subscription durations, including access for 5 admins and 5 members. The subscription costs are $120,000 for 12 months, $220,000 for 24 months, and $340,000 for 36 months. Please be aware that additional taxes or fees may apply (source)
  • Please note, additional costs may apply for readers and connectors.


Why does DataGalaxy offers more value?

Accelerate User Adoption

Our user-friendly data catalog integrates with popular platforms like Slack and Teams, making it easy for your team to access and use the data they need. 

Cloud Ready and On Premise Flexibility

Our data catalog is cloud-agnostic, giving you the best of both worlds - on-premise control and cloud scalability.

Seamless Integration with your Existing Tools

Our data catalog seamlessly integrates with your existing tools and systems, with no disruption to your technology stack.

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Investing in our data catalog can a substantial return on investment (ROI) for your organization. And with a positive net present value (NPV), our data catalog is designed to provide long-term value for your organization.

DataGalaxy's unique features

- Search & Discovery

Google-Like Search

Stop searching for data and start finding it where it belongs. Our data catalog transforms tribal knowledge into accessible and useful data, with the help of Metabot for suggestions and tasks. Our dynamic search bar provides instant access to centralized information, and our natural language features make it easy to find the data you need based on your goals and technical knowledge.


- Browser Extension

Right Click and Search

Users need to understand and trust the reports, dashboards, and spreadsheets.  What they can’t afford to do is stop and go look it up somewhere.  They need the knowledge immediately at the point of use.  The DataGalaxy Browser Extension provides the ability to simply highlight text in any webpage and immediately pop open everything it knows.

- Toggle Mode

Adapted to your technical Knowledge

DataGalaxy provides the right data, at the right moment. It ensures a global comprehension with a toggle profile feature, adapting your results based on your personal technical skill.
Our collaborative tools enhance communication between IT and other users, making your data the heart of your organization.


- Metabot

Increase data classification with AI/ML

DataGalaxy is a platform made by humans, for humans. But we know that the help of artificial intelligence will help you a lot!


- Social Data Network

Active Metadata Management

Avoid clogged data information into your organisation with effective communication. The Datacatalog is able to bride gap between IT and business users to establish freedom of knowledge. Empower your teams and ensure democratize data. Create, change, improve… your data come alive with our collaborative tools.


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The observed results can be illustrated by the fact that complex questions about data are answered more quickly and that there is a growing appetite on the part of the business to complete the data catalog.


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Company data leader

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