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Cube.js vs Periscope: What are the differences?

Developers describe Cube.js as "Open Source Analytics Framework". Cube.js is an analytics layer for modern applications. It supplies building blocks to add analytics features into any application you create. It is designed to work with large-scale data sets and implements various optimization techniques. On the other hand, Periscope is detailed as "Periscope plugs directly into your database and lets you run, save and share analyses over billions of data rows in seconds". Periscope is a data analysis tool that uses pre-emptive in-memory caching and statistical sampling to run data analyses really, really fast.

Cube.js and Periscope can be primarily classified as "Business Intelligence" tools.

Some of the features offered by Cube.js are:

  • * Rollups orchestration
  • * Caching
  • * Visualization agnostic

On the other hand, Periscope provides the following key features:

  • Beautiful Visualizations
  • Expert Query Tools
  • Seamless Sharing

Cube.js is an open source tool with 2.87K GitHub stars and 174 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cube.js's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Cube.js
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    API
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    Open Source
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    Visualization agnostic
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    Caching
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    Rollups orchestration
  • 6
    Great for learning and teaching people SQL
  • 4
    Gorgeous "share-able" and "embeddable" dashboards

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Cons of Cube.js
Cons of Periscope
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    No ability to update "cubes" in runtime
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    Cannot use as a lib - only HTTP
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    What is Cube.js?

    Cube.js is an analytics layer for modern applications. It supplies building blocks to add analytics features into any application you create. It is designed to work with large-scale data sets and implements various optimization techniques.

    What is Periscope?

    Periscope is a data analysis tool that uses pre-emptive in-memory caching and statistical sampling to run data analyses really, really fast.

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