Metabase: Business Intelligence Open Source with Sameer Al-Sakran

Business intelligence tooling allows analysts to see large quantities of data presented to them in a flexible interface including charts, graphs, and other visualizations. BI tools have been around for decades, and as the world moves towards increased open source software, the business intelligence tools are following that trend.

Metabase is an open source business intelligence system that has been widely adopted by enterprises. It includes all the common tools that are expected from a business intelligence system: large-scale data ingestion, visualization software, and a flexible user interface.

Sameer Al-Sakran is the CEO of Metabase and he joins the show to talk about Metabase’s design, engineering, and usage.

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