Cube.js vs Superset: What are the differences?
What is Cube.js? Open Source Analytics Framework. Cube.js is an analytics layer for modern applications. It supplies building blocks to add analytics features into any application you create. It is designed to work with large-scale data sets and implements various optimization techniques.
What is Superset? Data exploration and visualization platform, by Airbnb. Superset's main goal is to make it easy to slice, dice and visualize data. It empowers users to perform analytics at the speed of thought.
Cube.js and Superset can be categorized as "Business Intelligence" tools.
Some of the features offered by Cube.js are:
- * Rollups orchestration
- * Caching
- * Visualization agnostic
On the other hand, Superset provides the following key features:
- A rich set of visualizations to analyze your data, as well as a flexible way to extend the capabilities
- An extensible, high granularity security model allowing intricate rules on who can access which features, and integration with major authentication providers (database, OpenID, LDAP, OAuth & REMOTE_USER through Flask AppBuiler)
- A simple semantic layer, allowing to control how data sources are displayed in the UI, by defining which fields should show up in which dropdown and which aggregation and function (metrics) are made available to the user
Cube.js and Superset are both open source tools. Superset with 25.1K GitHub stars and 4.83K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Cube.js with 2.87K GitHub stars and 174 GitHub forks.