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Looker vs Periscope: What are the differences?

What is Looker? Pioneering the next generation of BI, data discovery & data analytics. 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.

What is Periscope? 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.

Looker and Periscope can be categorized as "Business Intelligence" tools.

Some of the features offered by Looker are:

  • Zero-lag access to data
  • No limits
  • Personalized setup and support

On the other hand, Periscope provides the following key features:

  • Beautiful Visualizations
  • Expert Query Tools
  • Seamless Sharing

"Real time in app customer chat support" is the primary reason why developers consider Looker over the competitors, whereas "Great for learning and teaching people SQL" was stated as the key factor in picking Periscope.

DigitalOcean, 9GAG, and CircleCI are some of the popular companies that use Looker, whereas Periscope is used by 500px, Wealthsimple, and Practo. Looker has a broader approval, being mentioned in 71 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Periscope, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is 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.

What is Periscope?

Periscope is a data analysis tool that uses pre-emptive in-memory caching and statistical sampling to run data analyses really, really fast.
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      What are some alternatives to Looker and Periscope?
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      Lyndon Wong uses LookerLooker

      BI front-end to a Google BigQuery warehouse. Data exploration, dashboards, audience segmentation, workflow integrations. Can define audiences and take action via Webhook and Segment API integrations.

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      Rich Taylor uses LookerLooker

      I use Looker to analyze sales, marketing, and business data. Also great for operational dashboards and data discovery.

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