Posts Tagged: extract

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Tableau Performance: Why Embedded Data Source is Faster than Published
April 16, 2017
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It started with one of my colleague who managed a Tableau case from our end. His client was constantly dissatisfied: her workbooks were significantly faster with embedded data sources compared to published ones. Even if we told her that this is normal, this is the way how life works, so better accept it and let […]
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Roll your own Tableau Live Data Connector: ODBC for BusinessObjects
October 9, 2015
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Self-service does not start at report development. With tools like Alteryx or Talend you can get and transform your data easily and produce consumable output formats for your reporting or visualization tool (yes, for Tableau). This sounds cool, but it’s still an iterative process: extract and load, then analyze. It will never be real time.  Tableau’s answer is […]
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Trigger Tableau Schedule from Talend
September 14, 2014
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In part one we just made a fantastic java class for triggering Tableau Server schedules from pure java – for profit and fun. The goal is to have a component which can trigger schedule refreshes on the Tableau Server directly after the ETL processes, without any platform dependent code or command line invocation. In this second […]
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How to generate the initial extract with Tableau Server
September 11, 2014
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A lot of folks are struggling with this issue: imagine that you have to build an extract with millions of rows from your slow databases. You are on your corporate VPN from a hotel room or from a plane. It’s just painful and risky and the extract sorting process will consume a lot of CPU […]