Metabase vs Power BI: What are the differences?
What is Metabase? 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.
What is Power BI? A business analytics service. 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.
Metabase and Power BI can be primarily classified as "Business Intelligence" tools.
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 Power BI is used by MPOWER Financing, Zoteca, and Goodwings. Metabase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 84 company stacks & 17 developers stacks; compared to Power BI, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.