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Evidence - SQL with Markdown

Last updated Jun 10, 2024

Business Intelligence for Modern Data Teams (Modern Data Stack). Beautiful reports synced to your data with just SQL and Markdown. Or they call themself now “Business Intelligence as Code”.

Need to check how they compare to Rill Developer

Run live SQL from markdown. Evidence supports Google BigQuery, Snowflake, and Postgres - with more to come.

It needs a server to render the SQL. It’s like Jekyll or GoHugo for SQL analysts. Still hope it could integrate with Obsidian.

# Use Case

Demo Evidence with GitHub to generate reports: Demo

# Universal SQL Query Engine

Evidence is using DuckDB and WebAssembly (WASM):

Source: Local Dev, Cloud Prod with Dagster and MotherDuck - YouTube

Demo Project: devrel-project-demos/motherduck-dagster-hybrid-compute at main · dagster-io/devrel-project-demos · GitHub

That’s why we’re so excited to share Universal SQL, the new SQL Query Engine built into Evidence core, powered by DuckDB’s WebAssembly distribution. This is a foundational release that will enable many new features in the coming weeks and months. Introducing Universal SQL

Origin: Folding Data #31 Evidence
Created 2022-04-20