Archive for: March 2015

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Mixing Tableau APIs: interoperability between Official and undocumented APIs
March 30, 2015
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By reading the tableau forums it seems the new, completed Tableau 9.0 REST API has some gaps. In this particular example Takaya wanted to get the repository URL for a view (based on view id, which is returned from rest api). From the replies it seems he gave up and used the “undocumented api“, which is pretty shameful […]
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What’s new in Tableau Server 9 Rest API – The long story
March 26, 2015
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This is one those “why do we love tableau 9” posts which are spreading on the internet with one exception. To understand the new Rest API’s value first you should see its history, evolving from the nothing thru the uselessness until its current, lovely form. The era of nothing Prior to 8.2 there was no […]
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Vacuum Analyze with Talend Open Studio
March 23, 2015
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The whole started with a requirement to vacuum analyze our production greenplum appliances. The problem was with the timing, we only had two hours to complete the activity. This means we would need to start with the table that was never vacuumed, then followup with the other tables ordered by vacuum date and stop process precisely after […]
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Tableau 9’s TabCmd under Linux
March 13, 2015
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In  Tableau 9 all jRuby related code were replaced by native java stuff. Even if I still believe that ruby is one of the best programming language (it’s sooooo clean and dry), but, khm, yes, it’s just slow. Like really slow. I guess Tableau Software felt the same and did this huge change. And yes, […]