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Oculus

a social SQL client for business intelligence.
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Raison d'être

Oculus is the easiest way to perform and share analysis of huge SQL datasets.

Gone are the days of haphazard flat files storing unlabeled data from long-forgotten queries. With Oculus, your queries and metadata live together at a single URL, ready to be shared at a moment's notice.

Oculus keeps a history of your queries, the results they returned, and the precise time they were run, so your research is always at hand.

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Requirements

Oculus supports MySQL and Postgres, and runs on Ruby 1.9.2 and above.

In addition, I highly recommend using a readonly SQL account.

Author

Oculus is the brainchild of Paul Rosania. As a growth hacker, I spend a lot of time looking at data. I needed a tool that made it easy to run complex analysis and share it with decision makers within my company. Oculus was born of this desire.

If you're intrigued by Oculus, or just want to chat, get in touch! I love meeting people. And of course, I'd be flattered if you followed me on Twitter, @paulrosania. Cheers!

License

Copyright © 2012 Paul Rosania

MIT License

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.