Google Datastudio vs Metabase

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Google Datastudio

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Google Datastudio vs Metabase: What are the differences?

Developers describe Google Datastudio as "A reporting and data visualization tool". It lets you create reports and data visualizations. Data Sources are reusable components that connect a report to your data, such as Google Analytics, Google Sheets, Google AdWords and so forth. You can unlock the power of your data with interactive dashboards and engaging reports that inspire smarter business decisions. On the other hand, Metabase is detailed as "An open-source business intelligence tool". Metabase is an easy way to generate charts and dashboards, ask simple ad hoc queries without using SQL, and see detailed information about rows in your Database. You can set it up in under 5 minutes, and then give yourself and others a place to ask simple questions and understand the data your application is generating.

Google Datastudio and Metabase can be primarily classified as "Business Intelligence" tools.

Metabase is an open source tool with 16.2K GitHub stars and 2.16K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Metabase's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Metabase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 116 company stacks & 126 developers stacks; compared to Google Datastudio, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Google Datastudio
Pros of Metabase
  • 6
    Free
  • 4
    Underrated
  • 1
    BigQuery Integration
  • 1
    Same UI controls as Google Docs, Sheet, etc
  • 1
    Easy to share
  • 1
    Shareable & editable dashboards
  • 1
    Google Analytics Integration
  • 54
    Database visualisation
  • 41
    Open Source
  • 39
    Easy setup
  • 33
    Dashboard out of the box
  • 18
    Free
  • 12
    Simple
  • 8
    Support for many dbs
  • 7
    Easy embedding
  • 6
    It's good
  • 6
    Easy
  • 5
    AGPL : wont help with adoption but depends on your goal
  • 5
    BI doesn't get easier than that
  • 4
    Multiple integrations
  • 4
    Google analytics integration
  • 3
    Easy set up

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Cons of Google Datastudio
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    • 3
      Harder to setup than similar tools

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    What is Google Datastudio?

    It lets you create reports and data visualizations. Data Sources are reusable components that connect a report to your data, such as Google Analytics, Google Sheets, Google AdWords and so forth. You can unlock the power of your data with interactive dashboards and engaging reports that inspire smarter business decisions.

    What is Metabase?

    It is an easy way to generate charts and dashboards, ask simple ad hoc queries without using SQL, and see detailed information about rows in your Database. You can set it up in under 5 minutes, and then give yourself and others a place to ask simple questions and understand the data your application is generating.

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    What are some alternatives to Google Datastudio and Metabase?
    Tableau
    Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
    Power BI
    It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards.
    Looker
    We've built a unique data modeling language, connections to today's fastest analytical databases, and a service that you can deploy on any infrastructure, and explore on any device. Plus, we'll help you every step of the way.
    Data Studio
    Unlock the power of your data with interactive dashboards and engaging reports that inspire smarter business decisions. It’s easy and free.
    Redash
    Redash helps you make sense of your data. Connect and query your data sources, build dashboards to visualize data and share them with your company.
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