Embedded BI Comparison

This comparison takes into account BI tools features that are important for embedding:


Product Price Pros Cons
SeekTable $ All must-have features are present. Powerful pivot tables with Excel export (preserves layout/colors).
Version control diffs/deployments are supported with XML backup/restore.
Very afforable pricing ($233/month with white-labelling).
No built-in dashboards builder (yet) -- you have to organize dashboards by embedding several visuals on one page. Only basic chart types, no maps.
Holistics.io $ Most must-have features for embedding are present. Cloud-only (no self-hosted version). Pivot tables are basic (no expand/collapse).
Metabase $$ Most must-have features for embedding are present. No PDF exports. No Excel export for pivot tables.
Embedding requires "Enterprise" plan (starts from $15,000/year).
Mode $$ Most must-have features for embedding are present. No PDF exports. Pivot tables are basic.
PowerBI Embedded $$$ Huge gallery of visual types. Enterprise features. On-premise subscription is rather expensive (PBI Premium = $4990/month). Direct-query mode is not supported for many data sources (like MySql).
No Excel export for pivot tables. No expland/collapse for pivot table columns. No diffs under text-based version control (PBIX is binary format).
Sisense $$$ All must-have features for embedding are present. Rather expensive.
Redash $ Redash is the wrong tool for embedded analytics.
Many must-have capabilities are not supported.
Apache Superset (free) No secure embeds. Many must-have capabilities are not supported.

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