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Metabase vs Periscope: What are the differences?

Developers describe Metabase 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. 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.

Metabase and Periscope belong to "Business Intelligence" category of the tech stack.

"Database visualisation" is the top reason why over 26 developers like Metabase, while over 4 developers mention "Great for learning and teaching people SQL" as the leading cause for choosing Periscope.

Metabase is an open source tool with 15.6K GitHub stars and 2.09K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Metabase's open source repository on GitHub.

CircleCI, Geocodio, and StyleShare Inc. are some of the popular companies that use Metabase, whereas Periscope is used by Watsi, 500px, and Takatack Technologies Pte Ltd. Metabase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 84 company stacks & 17 developers stacks; compared to Periscope, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is Metabase?

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.

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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