The Agile Looker alternative you’ve been looking for

Chartio is a Looker alternative with SQL access for everyone, a beautiful interface that writes SQL for you across multiple data sources, and dedicated support from a team that’s on your side.

Daniil Bratchenko of Data Robot
We built these dashboards in both Looker and Chartio, but in Chartio the process was way faster and the experience was far more intuitive.
Daniil Bratchenko, VP of Business Operations and Analytics at Data Robot

Looker vs Chartio for Self Serve Analytics

See how we compare side by side

Agile Data

SQL Access for Everyone
SQL Access for Admins
Time to First Dashboard

Making Data Accessible

Smart Grouping
Fully Cloud Querying and Visualization
Interactive Dashboards

Visualizing Data

Main 15 Chart types
Auto Visualization Recommendations
Customizable Themes
Interactive Charts

Collaboration

Dashboard Chat
Easy Exporting

Empowering

Advanced Permissioning
Schema Editing
Version Control
Blending
On-Prem

Speed

Automatic Query Writing
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Why business users are making the switch to Chartio

No Data Modeling Required before Exploration

Chartio connects directly to your database and helps you query it with a visual interface. No need to set up complex DAGs, use separate cleaning tools, or model the data to get started.

Agile Pipeline steps to Transform Data after Querying it

Data is never perfect, so you need to be able to manipulate the data in various ways to get the insights you want. This capability is built in and powerful. This makes working with any data set a breeze.

A Data platform you can be proud of

Feel confident knowing your business users will love the look and feel of your dashboards. Not only will your charts look awesome, but the interactive dashboard elements that are built in makes engagement easy.

There’s a better way for business people to work with data

Chartio is a Looker competitor that believes that business users deserve to access data and build stunning visualizations. Start finding valuable insights in your data, without the steep learning curve & setup or modeling in a proprietary language.

Sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting

Our migration service makes switching to Chartio easy.

Need some help moving your dashboard, charts or modeling to Chartio, and switching your team over from Tableau?

Good news: we’ve got you covered. Dashboard migrations come with our Premium plan.

Just sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting by moving all of your Dashboards and team members to Chartio.

Chart Illustration

Still have questions?

How easy is it really to set up?

You can connect and start querying your redshift database in less than 3 minutes. Watch the video: Connect Redshift to Chartio or read the documentation: Instructions to connect Redshift For a full list of data sources you can start query quickly check out our docs: How to Connect Data Sources

What types of Transformations can I do inside of Chartio?

We have over 20 built in transformation types not including joins. We also support custom pipeline steps using SQLite. For the full list: Chartio Pipeline Steps

What data source can connect directly to Chartio?

Chartio directly connects to over 30 data sources: Chartio Direct Connections Chartio also provides consultation on setting up a proper Extract Load Transform system to bring hundreds of more data sources into data warehouses so that they can query Chartio directly: Data Advisors

How many data sources can I combine in a single chart?

As many as you want, Chartio supports blending as much data as you want to get the insights you need.