Connecting via Metabase

Metabase is an open source business intelligence tool that lets you create charts and dashboards using data from a variety of databases and data sources. You don't need to know SQL to create visualizations, but Metabase supports SQL for advanced customization.

Connecting to with Metabase

In order to connect Metabase to, you'll need to find your PostgreSQL connection credentials from the Connect Tab of the database to which you would like to connect. You can find everything you need to know about your PostgreSQL credentials here


Input your connection details into Metabase's "create database" pane, and you're good to go!


Important note about setting metabase database names

Please note you will have to replace the / in database names with a ., as the / is not valid in JDBC based Postgres clients.

You will also have to enable SSL for queries to function correctly. See the screenshot above.


Works out of the box!

Just input your connection details into Metabase and things should work out of the box. You're ready to start generating reports on all your hosted data!

Using Metabase with

Metabase let's you ask all sorts of questions about your data. Combine that with's easy upload, administration, and documentation features, and you've got a robust, flexible, and easy-to-use platform for all your analytics needs.


Next Steps...

Check out Metabase's Getting Started section for some ideas.