Best open source business intelligence and analytics tools

Some of the best free and open source alternatives for business intelligence and analytics professionals


The proprietary analytics software market can be extremely difficult to pick through, with a wide range of similar solutions that all come with hefty price tags, with vendors like Microsoft, Tableau, Qlik, Domo, Splunk and SAS dominating the market for everything from business intelligence to IT and security monitoring.

So what are some open source alternatives to these proprietary tools? And aside from cost what benefits can they bring? Here's our pick of the market.