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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Redash and what they use it for.
  • Framework Laptops are now Thunderbolt 4 certified
    In addition to metabase there are redash[0] and apache superset[1]. They are more or less similar to metabase with some different quirks. You can also visualize quite a bit of data in grafana[2] as well. [0] [1] [2] - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • How to program an appealing data visualization, that automatically synchronizes itself? (Picture in comments)
    This is typically called a "dashboard" and there is a whole industry of existing commercial products (for example that are built around doing data analysis and visualization. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Adminer: Database management in a single PHP file
    There seems enough competitors when this looks like a tool from 20 years ago with limited functionality. If you somehow do not use the obvious GUI tools like TablePlus, Postico or SequelAce but prefer web based, there are some that actually look modern. For readonly usage, Metabase is good. - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Grafana but better?
    Something like with connected to InfluxDB? - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Professional DEs: how do you handle data that is "constantly" changing?
    We use a self hosted redash instance to visualize the data with dashboards and whatnot. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • 16 ways software testability can assist manual testing
    How You might like to use tools like Redash as it is just for viewing and querying data, and you don’t have to navigate through the rest of the platform to find it. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Tools to visualize data in SQL database?
    Redash( is pretty easy to use and get up and started with, especially if you know SQL. It's free and open source. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Show HN: GravaMetrics – Powerful Dashboards made simple
    I would go further and say, in a crowded space like that with some excellent free options (i'd also add to the list which is very pleasant to work with), you need to show what actually differentiates you from those free and mature solutions. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Open source DW?
    Its a bad idea use Redash as ETL and Data warehouse? Im not a data engineer just looking for a low/mid scale solution for experiment. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • How often do you use SQL query tool or service in your daily work?
    Regarding the subqueries: try or, they materialize queried data so you can do a subquery multiple times. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Best Dashboard Advice
    Take a look at Apache Superset, Metabase and Redash. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Any recommendations for a product analytics tool? (On a budget)
    Redash is open source - - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Apache Superset 1.1
    Also Redash which I find to be more powerful: - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • Show HN: Django SQL Dashboard
    This is cool! I've had a lot of success with, which is a similar (though much more complex) project. SQL backend +visualizations can be really powerful and surprisingly flexible for building dashboards that aren't quite ad-hoc, but don't deserve their own standalone app and you just need to tie some input fields into SQL parameters. - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • BI Application in Golang.
    Re:dash (acquired by Databricks but still BSD-licensed open source). - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Self-hosted solution for easy data visualization?
    Not exactly for "input data" but using already existing in (almost any) database and create realtime charts: Redash. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Redash

8 Alternatives to Apache Superset That’ll Empower Start-ups and Small Businesses with BI
Small businesses and startups with limited resources that need to answer simple queries will find Metabase, Tableau, and PowerBI suitable for their needs. However, if you have an in-house data team dedicated to the project, you might find open-source software like Redash and Metabase (open-source version) beneficial. And if you have the team, time, and money, Looker or are your best options.
Top 10 Tableau Open Source Alternatives: A Comprehensive List
With Redash, you can integrate with Data Warehouses more quickly, write SQL queries to pull subsets of data for visualizations, and share dashboards more easily. Its SQL interface is especially easy to use for anyone who is familiar with SQL Server Management Studio or any querying GUI tool for databases. It also provides support for over 20+ data sources and allows users to share visualizations and their...

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