This comparison is based on a BI tool usage scenario that is common in small companies: cloud BI, one power-user setups data sources / data models / canned reports ("publisher") and 10 users that consume reports with GUI and do some self-service data exploration ("viewers").
|Product||Notes||Min price for 1 publisher + 10 viewers|
|SeekTable||No dashboards (reports only). Basic charts (no maps). Advanced pivot tables.
Free self-hosted version + paid features (white label mode, SSO etc).
|$25 / month = $25 (team sharing) + $0*10 (viewers are free users)|
|Microsoft PowerBI||Self-hosted version is expensive (PBI Premium = $4990/month). No Excel export for pivot tables. No expland/collapse for pivot table columns. Pro users have only max refreshes 8/day.||$109.89 / month = $9.99 (publisher) + $9.99*10 (viewers)|
|Metabase||No PDF exports.||$110 / month = $85 Starter (includes 5 users) + $5*5 (5 viewers)|
|bipp||Very limited embedding capabilities, no API.||$110 / month = $10*11 (Premium subscription)|
|Zoho Analytics (Reporting)||Suitable only for small datasets. No live connections to DB (only data import).||€112 / month = Premium subscription plan (15 users)|
|Oracle Analytics Cloud||(help us with drawbacks/limitations!)||$176 / month = $16*11 (Professional plan)|
|Slemma||No self-hosted version. MDX syntax for calculations.||$189 / month = Standard subscription plan (includes 30 users)|
|GoodData||No live connections (no SQL), pricing per GB.||$200 / month = $20*10 (unlimited users, max 1GB/workspace)|
Apache Superset in cloud
|Not suitable for secure embedding. No drill-downs.||$220 / month = $20*11|
|Holistics.io||Pivot tables are basic (no expand/collapse and other things). No unlimited viewers.||$250 / month = (minimal price, options unknown)|
|Cluvio||Pivot tables are (very) basic.||€249 / month = Pro team subscription plan|
|Qlik Sense||Many limitations in the live connection (direct discovery) mode.||$330 / month = $30*11 (minimal price per user/mo)|
|SAP Analytics Cloud||Live connections are supported only for SAP products (HANA) (?).||$396 / month = $36*11 (BI plan)|
|Tableau||Viewer price is $12/mo but min number of viewers is 100.||$420 / month = $70 (creator) + $35*10 (explorers)|
|Chartio||Weak in tabular/pivot table reports.
Chartio will be shutting down on March 1, 2022.
|$440 / month = $40*11 (Startup plan)|