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RudderStack vs. Snowplow

Don't let Snowplow freeze your data stack. Switch to RudderStack and get a flexible solution for collecting behavioral data and sending it to your entire stack in real-time.

RudderStack also completes your customer data stack by enabling you to turn warehouse data into an event stream that you can send to all of your destinations.

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Here are the top reasons companies choose RudderStack over Snowplow:

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    RudderStack supports over 80 popular destination platforms

    Easily integrate with Google Analytics, Webhook, Amazon S3, Amplitude, BigQuery, Postgres, Mixpanel, Redshift, and more.

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    RudderStack automatically infers your schemas

    New properties in event tracking will automatically show up on your warehouse as new columns with no need for you to update a schema file. These new inferred columns are now searchable, easy to query, and allow you to move fast with analyzing new features.

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    RudderStack unlocks the data in your warehouse

    With our Warehouse Actions (Reverse ETL), RudderStack enables customers to leverage their post-processed customer profiles into the downstream email, CRM, and support platforms that make up their data stack.

Join companies like Stripe, Priceline and Grafana who stream events through RudderStack

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“Creating a new event schema was too onerous in Snowplow - you have to create the schema, publish the schema, and then do it again in Redshift. All those parts had to align for data to stream through. The thought of having to embark on a new project in Snowplow didn’t fill me with joy at all.”

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- Steve Flitcroft
VP R&D, iVendi

When companies migrate from Snowplow, they love using these features:

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Transformations

You can run JavaScript functions on the live event stream or DBT models on at-rest data, then send the results to your entire stack.

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Data Governance API

Pull rich metadata on your event stream and integrate with your existing alerting system and CI/CD pipeline, then push schema enforcement back into system—all via the API.

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Rich Grafana Dashboards

Get a real-time view of events, see performance under load and get rich statistics about event delivery.

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We’ve helped thousands of companies migrate to RudderStack.

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RudderStack vs Snowplow Comparison

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CORE FEATURES

Event Replay functionality
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Open-source offering
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Ad-blocker resilient
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Real-time event and custom transformations
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Event Schema Inference
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Data governance and schema enforcement
API based
UI based
Data ownership
Doesn’t store your data
Keeps a copy of your data

SDKS, SOURCES AND SUPPORTED DESTINATIONS

Web / mobile / server-side event tracking
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Cloud sources
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Destination support for warehouses
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High-performance JavaScript SDK
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Destinations
150 total integrations, over 100 destinations
No cloud destination support

Monitoring

Real-time monitoring via Grafana dashboards
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Use Cases

Enable real-time personalization
Leverage RudderStack Event Stream and your own stack (Redis, etc.)
Manage identity resolution
Identity graph lives on your warehouse
Feed data science real-time from every source
Robust support for data science infrastructure

Explore RudderStack Today

Our Free plan includes 5 million events per month, so you can explore and test the product. Install an SDK, connect a destination, and see data start to flow.

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