Here’s the difference between Looker and Superset. The comparison is based on pricing, deployment, business model, and other important factors.
Looker is a data integration and visualization solutions, provider. It offers cloud-based data integration and visualization platform to enterprises. It enables businesses to access data that is connected from multiple different sources. This includes cloud applications such as Salesforce, Zendesk, business planning applications, and web analytics tools. It also provides a custom visualization library and pre-modeled external datasets such as weather and demographics data. It provides solutions to industries including eCommerce, media, healthcare, and gaming among others. Some of its notable clients include Buzzfeed, Intercom, Twilio, and Hubspot, etc.
Apache Superset is an open-source software cloud-native application for data exploration and data visualization able to handle data at petabyte scale. The application started as a hack-a-thon project by Maxime Beauchemin while working at Airbnb and entered the Apache Incubator program in 2017.