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Compare Secoda against the key criteria that modern data teams should be considering during their data catalog evaluation process.

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Full Comparison

Secoda provides an automated, central source of truth for data discovery, lineage, documentation, governance, and monitoring.

Data Discovery & Automation

Secoda automatically visualizes lineage from all data sources in your data stack. You also have the flexibility to add manual lineage nodes through a user friendly drag-and-drop interface. Secoda’s lineage feature works on both column and table levels and provides notifications for changes to owners downstream via Slack.

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Atlan is magnitudes more expensive than Secoda for less functionality.

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Data Governance & Security

Role based access controls (RBAC), version control, publishing workflows, and centralized team assignments are all standard in Secoda.

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Ease of Use

Secoda is tailored for both technical and non-technical users, featuring a robust and intuitive LLM-powered search function for efficient information retrieval.

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Your solution should enhance, not disrupt, workflows and be scalable to accommodate growing needs and complexities. Rather than having to add more tools to your stack, choose a consolidated platform.

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Why People Choose Secoda versus Competitors Like Atlan?

When comparing Secoda to Atlan, there are several clear advantages. Why choose Secoda over Atlan? We’re glad you asked. Here are just a few reasons people go with Secoda:

Simple pricing

Secoda makes pricing simple and straightforward. With Secoda, you can easily scale our tool to fit your business and get an affordable tool that provides you with an intuitive way to search, discover, and collaborate with data.


Secoda provides intuitive tools for charting that you can’t do with Atlan. Secoda has built-in charts to document queries and additional knowledge your team creates.

Unlimited Viewers

Secoda has no limits on viewers. Everyone who needs to see your data will be able to get access.

No code set up

Secoda is one of the easiest tools to set up in your current data stack. You can seamlessly integrate Secoda without code and get up and running in minutes.

Customer links and invitations

Easily share charts, data, and graphs with your customers and other teams with links and invitations.

Workspace analytics

Secoda is a workspace made specifically with data teams in mind. Get comprehensive analytics on the metrics that matter to your business.

Version control with Git

Secoda easily integrates with Git and provides you with version control, in case you need to merge or roll back changes in Github or Gitlab.

Data Q&A and data requests

Easily manage data requests. No more jumping between tools and having questions asked twice. Data requests can easily be searched where all your data lives.

Flexible, notion like docs

Documentation has never been easier. Collaborate with your team, update them on changes, and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of using Secoda?


There are numerous benefits of using Secoda. Here are some of the key benefits you’ll get when you add Secoda to your software stack: “Searchable company data” is our name and it shows. We make it extremely easy to search data and make it accessible to the users in your company who need it.

Our holistic platform is collaborative and searchable for all the data knowledge you need, not just technical metadata.

Secoda easily integrates with the important tools that you’re already using.

Secoda is easy to set up and use. We don’t charge for extra viewers and you’ll know exactly what you’re getting at our price point. In short, if you’re looking for a way to manage your data catalog, lineage, docs, dictionary, analysis, and data requests in one platform, Secoda is your solution.

How is Secoda different from Atlan?


Secoda is different from Atlan in quite a few key categories. Some ways that Secoda really sets itself apart from Atlan is by providing unlimited viewers, charting, and a simple setup. Of course, that’s not all.

Here are some other features that Secoda offers that you can’t get with Atlan:
Simple pricing - No extra charges for viewers.
Customer links and invitations - Easily collaborate with your customers and send them the data they need.
Workspace analytics - Get comprehensive and in-depth data analytics.
Version control with Git - Easily merge or rollback changes in Git.
Data Q&A and Requests - Search, manage, and access data requests quickly and easily.
Flexible, notion-like docs - Collaborate and share information with flexible, notion-like docs straight from our platform.

What makes Secoda a better alternative to Atlan?


Secoda is a better alternative to Atlan because it is more full-featured, easier to use, and has more straightforward pricing and setup. If you’re looking for the best data catalog platform built for business users first, Secoda is the answer.

What metadata does Secoda extract?


Secoda does not pull in your data. Instead, Secoda pulls in metadata about your data. For a majority of the integrations connected to Secoda, this means Secoda pulls in resource names, popularity, lineage, queries, descriptions and frequent usage. For more information about our integration, you can visit our integration docs.