Compare Urchin to Google Analytics

Urchin was discontinued by Google in 2012, but here is the most recent comparison of features to Google Analytics.

Angelfish Software is a suitable replacement for Urchin.

Features Google Analytics Urchin Software Description
Self-Hosted Solution tick GA is hosted by Google
Standalone Software
tick Software is installed, configured, and managed in-house.
Track Unique Visitors tick tick Accurate visitor count
Import Historical Data tick Process historical log files
Multiple Visitor Tracking Methods tick JavaScript-based, IP + UA, etc
Number of Goals 20 4 Conversion activities per profile
OS Support N/A Some Urchin supports Windows and Linux
Date Range Comparison tick tick Compare data between 2 date ranges
View Full Visitor Clickpaths tick See how individual visitors navigated your site.
AdWords Integration tick tick Google Analytics automatically imports AdWords cost data
Import Cost Data from other Engines tick Yahoo, MSN, etc. cost data import
GeoLocation Reporting tick tick Learn where site visitors are physically located
Funnel Navigational Analysis tick tick Define a series of pages for visitors to follow
Visitor Segmentation tick tick Drill down into data on-the-fly
Track E-Mail, PPC, Other Marketing tick tick All online marketing can be tracked
Status & Error Code Reporting tick Track which pages failed to open
Track Robots and Spiders tick Track when your site is crawled
3rd Party Authentication Integration tick Integrate Urchin 6 with your pre-existing authentication system
Benchmark Analysis tick See how your site compares to others in your industry
Email Reports tick tick Schedule custom report emails (Urchin requires add’l development to accomplish)
E-Commerce Tracking tick tick Track your e-commerce sales
Advanced Segmentation tick Create and analyze segments on the fly
Custom Reports tick tick Create customized reports (Urchin requires add’l development to accomplish)
Data API tick tick Extract data remotely using a 3rd party app.
Price Free $9,995
Pageview Fees None None Unlimited website visitors