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Superset

Data exploration and visualization platform, by Airbnb

What is 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.
Superset is a tool in the Business Intelligence category of a tech stack.
Superset is an open source tool with 42.2K GitHub stars and 8.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Superset's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Superset?

Companies
53 companies reportedly use Superset in their tech stacks, including Airbnb, Hepsiburada, and XTRM-Data.

Developers
221 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Superset.

Superset Integrations

Pros of Superset
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Awesome interactive filtering
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Wide SQL database support
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Free
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Shareable & editable dashboards
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Easy to share charts & dasboards
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User & Role Management
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Great for data collaborating on data exploration

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Superset's Features

  • A rich set of visualizations to analyze your data, as well as a flexible way to extend the capabilities
  • An extensible, high granularity security model allowing intricate rules on who can access which features, and integration with major authentication providers (database, OpenID, LDAP, OAuth & REMOTE_USER through Flask AppBuiler)
  • A simple semantic layer, allowing to control how data sources are displayed in the UI, by defining which fields should show up in which dropdown and which aggregation and function (metrics) are made available to the user
  • Deep integration with Druid allows for Caravel to stay blazing fast while slicing and dicing large, realtime datasets

Superset Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Superset?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Superset's Followers
717 developers follow Superset to keep up with related blogs and decisions.