Insights vs Periscope: What are the differences?
Developers describe Insights as "Self-hosted "SQL-not-required" data analytics and visualisation tool". Insights is a self-hosted "SQL-not-required" data analytics and business intelligence tool. Featuring linkable URLs, easy data exploration, automatic joins, graphs, exports, facets (pivots), pretty colors and a ridiculously permissive license (MIT). On the other hand, Periscope is detailed as "Periscope plugs directly into your database and lets you run, save and share analyses over billions of data rows in seconds". Periscope is a data analysis tool that uses pre-emptive in-memory caching and statistical sampling to run data analyses really, really fast.
Insights and Periscope can be primarily classified as "Business Intelligence" tools.
Insights is an open source tool with 544 GitHub stars and 30 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Insights's open source repository on GitHub.