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Metabase vs Qlik Sense: What are the differences?

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; Qlik Sense: *A business intelligence and visual analytics platform *. It helps uncover insights that query-based BI tools simply miss. Our one-of-a-kind Associative Engine brings together all your data so users can freely search and explore to find new connections. AI and cognitive capabilities offer insight suggestions, automation and conversational interaction.

Metabase and Qlik Sense 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.

CircleCI, Geocodio, and NoRedInk are some of the popular companies that use Metabase, whereas Qlik Sense is used by Rudder Analytics, GetSimpl, and Tourboks. Metabase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 116 company stacks & 126 developers stacks; compared to Qlik Sense, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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Pros of Metabase
Pros of Qlik Sense
  • 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 Metabase
    Cons of Qlik Sense
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      Harder to setup than similar tools
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      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.

      What is Qlik Sense?

      It helps uncover insights that query-based BI tools simply miss. Our one-of-a-kind Associative Engine brings together all your data so users can freely search and explore to find new connections. AI and cognitive capabilities offer insight suggestions, automation and conversational interaction.

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