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PowerBI

It is a business analytics service by Microsoft
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What is PowerBI?

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.
PowerBI is a tool in the General Analytics category of a tech stack.

Who uses PowerBI?

Companies
49 companies reportedly use PowerBI in their tech stacks, including doubleSlash, Integrated Control Technology, and Zoopla.

Developers
154 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PowerBI.

PowerBI Integrations

TimescaleDB, Dremio, Apache Kylin, Vertica, and HarperDB are some of the popular tools that integrate with PowerBI. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with PowerBI.
Decisions about PowerBI

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

Shared insights
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We need to perform ETL from several databases into a data warehouse or data lake. We want to

  • keep raw and transformed data available to users to draft their own queries efficiently
  • give users the ability to give custom permissions and SSO
  • move between open-source on-premises development and cloud-based production environments

We want to use inexpensive Amazon EC2 instances only on medium-sized data set 16GB to 32GB feeding into Tableau Server or PowerBI for reporting and data analysis purposes.

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PowerBI Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PowerBI?
Google Analytics
Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI as well as track your Flash, video, and social networking sites and applications.
Tableau
Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
Fathom
Fathom is an easy to use management reporting and financial analysis tool, which helps you to assess business performance, monitor trends and identify improvement opportunities.
Power BI
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.
Mixpanel
Mixpanel helps companies build better products through data. With our powerful, self-serve product analytics solution, teams can easily analyze how and why people engage, convert, and retain to improve their user experience.
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PowerBI's Followers
146 developers follow PowerBI to keep up with related blogs and decisions.