Data analysis remains a vital part of the Data Management industry. Being able to actually see the data helps the human mind understand its underlying meaning. Data visualization tools provide this functionality in many forms – from the graphing tool inside Excel to the embedded visualizer in the Graph database, InfiniteGraph.
Three open source data analysis tools with visualization capabilities are worth noting; each provides a unique take on this fascinating sector within the data management profession. Considering the price is right – free – interested professionals will find the time spent downloading and playing with these tools to be worthwhile.