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freeboard vs Segment: What are the differences?

What is freeboard? A free open-source alternative to Geckoboard. A damn-sexy, open source real-time dashboard builder for IOT and other web mashups. A free open-source alternative to Geckoboard.

What is Segment? A single hub to collect, translate and send your data with the flip of a switch. Segment is a single hub for customer data. Collect your data in one place, then send it to more than 100 third-party tools, internal systems, or Amazon Redshift with the flip of a switch.

freeboard and Segment are primarily classified as "Business Dashboards" and "Analytics Integrator" tools respectively.

freeboard is an open source tool with 5.67K GitHub stars and 1.08K GitHub forks. Here's a link to freeboard's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of freeboard
Pros of Segment
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      Easy to scale and maintain 3rd party services
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      One API
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      Simple
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      Multiple integrations
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      Cleanest API
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      Easy
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      Free
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      Mixpanel Integration
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      Segment SQL
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      Flexible
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      Google Analytics Integration
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      Salesforce Integration
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      SQL Access
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      Clean Integration with Application
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      Own all your tracking data
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      Quick setup
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      Clearbit integration
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      Beautiful UI
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      Integrates with Apptimize
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      Escort
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      Woopra Integration

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    Cons of freeboard
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        Not clear which events/options are integration-specific
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        Limitations with integration-specific configurations
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        Client-side events are separated from server-side

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      What is freeboard?

      A damn-sexy, open source real-time dashboard builder for IOT and other web mashups. A free open-source alternative to Geckoboard

      What is Segment?

      Segment is a single hub for customer data. Collect your data in one place, then send it to more than 100 third-party tools, internal systems, or Amazon Redshift with the flip of a switch.

      Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

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