Here’s the difference between Lightdash and Snowplow. The comparison is based on pricing, deployment, business model, and other important factors.
Lightdash removes the gap between your data transformation layer and your data visualization layer. It enables data analysts and engineers to control all of their business intelligence (data transformations/business logic as well as data visualization) in a single place. Lightdash integrates with your dbt project and gives a framework for defining metrics and specifying joins between models all within your existing dbt YAML files. The data output from your dbt project is then available for exploring and sharing in Lightdash.
Snowplow is a provider of digital analytics for multiple platforms. It identifies users and tracks the way they engage with websites, applications, or IoT. It stores user's behavioral data in a scalable event data warehouse which can be plugged in with any analysis tool to crunch that data including big data toolsets, traditional BI tools, statistical and graphical tools. It enables to join web analytics and other snowplow event data with third-party data sources such as marketing data sets, customer data sets. The clients of the company include weebly, THE ICONIC, Unsplash, etc.
|Metrics Store, Business Intelligence (BI)
|Mid size, SMBs
|Mid size, Enterprise
|Companies using it