Alteryx has many advantages. It helps in speeding up the entire process and automates the same. Moreover, it gives an excellent user experience, has vast community support, great computing speed and spatial resolutions.
Alteryx enables users to combine different data sources from various locations virtually. Also, it helps other teams to build processes much more efficiently, with less prone to errors and less risk. However, it is much easier for business users even if they don't have an IT background.
Alteryx supports data types such as Date & time, String, Boolean, and Numeric. It also includes spatial objects.
Alteryx is popularly a data analytics tool helpful for visual workflow. But it also contains the ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) capabilities and geospatial processing.