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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.
Metabase is a tool in the Business Intelligence category of a tech stack.
Metabase is an open source tool with 36.8K GitHub stars and 4.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Metabase's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Metabase?

Companies
306 companies reportedly use Metabase in their tech stacks, including CRED, CircleCI, and kevin..

Developers
554 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Metabase.

Metabase Integrations

MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Microsoft SQL Server, and Amazon Redshift are some of the popular tools that integrate with Metabase. Here's a list of all 14 tools that integrate with Metabase.
Pros of Metabase
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Database visualisation
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Open Source
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Easy setup
36
Dashboard out of the box
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Free
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Simple
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Support for many dbs
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Easy embedding
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Easy
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It's good
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AGPL : wont help with adoption but depends on your goal
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BI doesn't get easier than that
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Google analytics integration
4
Multiple integrations
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Easy set up
Decisions about Metabase

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Metabase in their tech stack.

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Need to create a dashboard with a variety of charts having a good drill-down feature with good UI/UX and easy to manage users and roles with some authentication. I am confused between Superset and Metabase, so please suggest.

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Metabase Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Metabase?
Superset
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.
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.
Kibana
Kibana is an open source (Apache Licensed), browser based analytics and search dashboard for Elasticsearch. Kibana is a snap to setup and start using. Kibana strives to be easy to get started with, while also being flexible and powerful, just like Elasticsearch.
Grafana
Grafana is a general purpose dashboard and graph composer. It's focused on providing rich ways to visualize time series metrics, mainly though graphs but supports other ways to visualize data through a pluggable panel architecture. It currently has rich support for for Graphite, InfluxDB and OpenTSDB. But supports other data sources via plugins.
Redash
Redash helps you make sense of your data. Connect and query your data sources, build dashboards to visualize data and share them with your company.
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Metabase's Followers
1209 developers follow Metabase to keep up with related blogs and decisions.