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Poll Results: Free, Open Source Tools Grow in Popularity

          

RapidMiner, other open source/free tools gain in 11th Annual KDnuggets Data Mining / Analytics Tool poll

The previous KDnuggets Poll (11th Annual KDnuggets Data Mining / Analytics Tools poll) asked:

Which data mining/analytic tools you used in the past 12 months for a real project?

More than one tool could be selected.

Based on a record participation from 912 voters, the top tools were:

  • RapidMiner, 38%
  • R, 30%
  • Excel, 24%
  • KNIME, 19%
  • Your own code, 18%

By the type of tools:

  • Commercial-only: 25%
  • Open-source/Free: 51%
  • Both: 23%
  • Own code: 1%
Analysis of top countries by tool type (below) shows that US has the largest number of commercial-only DM software users, while German (DE) KDnuggets readers mostly use open-source tools (RapidMiner, KNIME).

Data Mining Software type by Country

Here are the results of 2010 KDnuggets Data Mining/Analytic Tools Poll

and previous polls:


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