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Impossibly Fast

Speed up your analyses by 150X with Periscope's proprietary data caching technology.

Always Fresh

Periscope keeps all your charts and dashboards up to date. Never run the same query twice.

Painless Integration

Periscope plugs directly into your database. No ETL, no uploading, no copying, no hassle.

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Matthew Perkins
Product Manager, The Climate Corporation
“At Climate we use Periscope to help us quickly find out what farmers are doing with our product. Our decisions are quick and data-driven because Periscope gives us the ability to instantly generate insights from SQL queries.”
Emily Greer
CEO and Co-Founder, Kongregate
“Periscope brings our data together from 7 disparate data sources and makes it accessible to all levels of people at Kongregate. It's like bringing your data out of a back room and putting it in a shop window.”
Shane Hall
Head of Product, The Hunt
“Periscope has made it easy for us to pull all of our data together into one set of dashboards and allows us to easily create charts for anything we need.”
Sean “Day[9]” Plott
Lead Designer, Artillery Games
“At Artillery, we use Periscope to slice our gameplay data in any way we want. The insane power and simplicity allows us to quickly iterate on every aspect of our game design!”

How It Works

Connect Your Databases
1. Connect Your Databases
Periscope connects directly to your databases. No ETL, no uploads, no pings. You'll be making charts the day you sign up.
Write SQL
2. Write SQL
Write the same SQL you know and love, directly in our web editor. Snippets, views, filters and autocomplete make it painless.
Create Charts
3. Create Charts
Choose from dozens of chart types and hundreds of customizations. Make your analysis look and feel exactly how it should.
Share Dashboards
4. Share Dashboards
Share your analyses with teammates, partners and customers. All Periscope plans include unlimited user accounts.


The World's Best SQL Editor

Snippets, Views and Filters make SQL extensible, scalable and flexible. Automatic joins, time zones and more make SQL a joy to write again.

Gorgeous Visualizations

With dozens of available visualizations and hundreds of customizations, your analyses will always look best-in-class.


Periscope is built by a small team of hackers working out of a loft in San Francisco. We love our customers, greasy Indian food, great whiskey, and that moment when a blip in the data makes you say, "wait a minuteā€¦"

Ian Meadow
The Rainmaker
This born and bred New Yorker moved cross country to San Francisco to live in the heart of the tech community. With a tenured history in digital ad sales he left Yelp to help build the future of sales at Periscope.
Michael Pancottine
The Closer
Originally from the Northwest, Michael is a huge Seahawks fan. He started his tech career at Hoopla Software where he sold sales gamification and engagement software. At Periscope he is helping to build the sales department.
Jon Bishop
The Growth Hacker
Jon joined Periscope to scale marketing and help bring smiles to the faces of SQL analysts everywhere. Before Periscope, Jon consulted startups on growth and ran his own marketing course startup.
Jason Freidman
The Architect
After leaving Google to join Periscope, Jason promptly began rebuilding Periscope's backend services in Go. Before Google, Jason was lord of backend engineering at SF-based startup Tokbox.
David Ganzhorn
The Mad Scientist
Ganz joined Periscope from Google, where he ran dozens of A/B tests on the search results page, generating billions in new revenue. At Periscope he hacks on all levels of the stack.
Tom O'Neill
The Speed Demon
Periscope was started in Tom's apartment, where he built the first version of the product in a weekend. He leads Periscope's engineering efforts, and holds the coveted customer-facing bugfix record. (10 minutes!)
Harry Glaser
The Customer Advocate
Harry handles Periscope's customer support, sales, office hunting, whiskey buying, and website copywriting. In his spare time he still checks in a little code, much to the annoyance of the other engineers.

We are backed by some of the smartest, most helpful investors in the known universe.

Marissa Mayer
CEO, Yahoo!
Ellen Pao
CEO, Reddit
John Kobs
CEO, Apartment List
Ben Ling
Khosla Ventures
Keval Desai
InterWest Partners