Looker is a well-known analytics solution that lets you model your data and create analytical interfaces for non-technical people. It uses an in-house language called LookML so you're expected to learn this language to be able to use it. Here is how it works:
Looker is a big step in terms of empowering non-technical teams to ask more questions. However; as your data structure and the reporting needs become more complex, it fails to provide a seamless experience. We have common features and use-cases but there are a few differences that make us unique:
Having said that, being a small company requires us to stay focused. It wouldn't be fair to tell you that Rakam is better than Looker in general. We focus on a few use-cases where Looker can't provide a seamless experience by design.
New: We have developed a migration tool for you to convert your LookML files into Rakam Models so that you can try Rakam without too much afford. Feel free to contact us if you would like to try it out.