Power BI vs Superset: What are the differences?
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.
What is Superset? Data exploration and visualization platform, by Airbnb. Superset's main goal is to make it easy to slice, dice and visualize data. It empowers users to perform analytics at the speed of thought.
Power BI and Superset belong to "Business Intelligence" category of the tech stack.
Superset is an open source tool with 25.1K GitHub stars and 4.83K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Superset's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, Astronomer, and Streamroot are some of the popular companies that use Superset, whereas Power BI is used by MPOWER Financing, Zoteca, and Goodwings. Superset has a broader approval, being mentioned in 18 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to Power BI, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.
Power BI is really easy to start with. If you have just several Excel sheets or CSV files, or you build your first automated pipeline, it is actually quite intuitive to build your first reports.
And as we have kept growing, all the additional features and tools were just there within the Azure platform and/or Office 365.
Since we started building Mews, we have already passed several milestones in becoming start up, later also a scale up company and now getting ready to grow even further, and during all these phases Power BI was just the right tool for us.