There are several tools that play well with CrateDB, from development utilities to data visualization tools. We even use some of them ourselves!

This section of the documentation covers some of the tools available. If you know of any other tools that work well with CrateDB, please get in touch.

See also

The client tools category on our blog.

Data Visualization


Pentaho prepares and blends data, delivering business analytics from any source. You can connect to CrateDB clusters by using the standalone version of our JDBC driver.

StreamSets Data Collector

StreamSets Data Collector is a lightweight, powerful engine that streams data in real time. Use Data Collector to route and process data in your data streams. Read the manual (Building Data Stream pipelines with CrateDB and StreamSets Data Collector) on how to use CrateDB as an origin and destination in a StreamSets pipeline.


Zoomdata is a SaaS solution for deep analysis of big data sets in a visual interface. CrateDB is available as a data source connection.


Grafana is a very versatile tool for visualizing all kinds of time series data, and it has a CrateDB plugin.


Metabase is an open source, easy-to-use visualization that answers questions about your data. It’s written in Clojure and comes with a CrateDB driver out of the box!