Full-Stack BI vs.
Data Visualization

What’s in this eBook?

In this eBook you will find an easy to understand comparison between a full end-to-end solution (“full stack BI solution”) and tools that claim to be Business Intelligence but focus only on data visualization. Also included is an outline of the important differences between these tools in five of the most used BI tasks; preparing data, joining data sources, analyzing data, scaling, and collaboration.

Why Should You Read It?

Anyone that is exploring BI possibilities should read this eBook. The comparison between a full end-to-end solution and a data visualization tool will allow you to make a better decision on which BI tool is best for you. If you’ve been searching for BI solutions, and you’re still deciding which solution will best fit your data needs, this eBook will let you compare details and evaluate your options so that you can act with confidence.

After reading this eBook, you should be more confident in your choice of a BI tool.

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What Will You Learn?

    This eBook will explore the important differences between “full-stack” vs. front-end BI software and analyze the performance of each in common BI tasks. You will come away with a clear idea of how a full-stack solution and a visualization tool operates within these challenges:

  • Automating data preparation in a single location
  • Working with data on a detailed and summary level
  • Growing to many users, data sources, and dashboards
  • Sharing a single version of the truth
  • Performing complex calculations

Full Stack BI vs. Visualization Tools



“Visualization software relies on blending data in order to join data sources. The problem is this method aggregates data and reduces the level of detail, thereby limiting the ability to explore and perform calculations on a granular level.”

Sisense Customers