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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

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.
2. Write SQL
Write the same SQL you know and love, directly in our web editor. Snippets, views, filters and autocomplete make it painless.
3. Create Charts
Choose from dozens of chart types and hundreds of customizations. Make your analysis look and feel exactly how it should.
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 minute…"

Laura Hall
Laura is originally from Canada but she visited San Francisco on vacation and now she won't leave the sun. When she's not at Periscope as part of the sales team, you will find her cycling or hiking with her dog.
Mike Ferrell
The Comedian
From LA to SF, Mike has always loved the West Coast. When he's not on the phone with a customer, you can find him outside either in the mountains or near the beach.
Skylar Lee
The Wanderlust
Having experimented with music, philosophy, biomedical and electrical engineering, Skylar found her passion in software engineering. While still remaining an adventurous spirit, she holds fast to the motto 'in data we trust'.
Sunny Xu
The Giver
Sunny loves learning new things and sharing them with people, which is why she is now at Periscope! Previously, she graduated from Princeton and then worked in finance to practice reading the mind of the Federal Reserve.
Arthur McPadden
The Epicure
Arthur is a Bay Area Native who moved back from college in Arizona to escape the heat. He comes to Periscope with a passion for building sales teams from the ground up and is considered a burrito connoisseur.
Jasper Creegan
Hustle and Flow
From Long Island to the Bay, Jasper has always lived near the ocean. Now he makes waves at Periscope, handling all outbound sales inquiries.
Andreas Djokic
Captain Doctor
Andreas moved to San Francisco to chase his startup dreams with Frenvu. Following his backend work with algorithm design, he joined Periscope to help others find the fun side of data. He consumes anything hockey related.
Evan Huddleson
The Lazerbass
Evan's love for big data grew out of his experience with UAV's and music production. Turning data into beautiful information for Periscope's clients is his passion, plus he plays a mean bass guitar.
Rya Sciban
The Data Inquisitor
Rya moved to SF lured with the promise of lots of data. She quickly fell in love with Periscope, and the rest is history. At Periscope, she turns her inquisitive mind towards product management and making Periscope the analytics tool of the future.
Austin Gibbons
Superman’s Understudy
Austin almost became a computer architect but in the nick of time moved to California to study data analytics. Previously he helped build science pipelines at Quantifind & Stanford, and is now excited to be engineering at Periscope.
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