Building Faster Dashboards by Understanding Tableau Server
October 25, 2016
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Two weeks ago I was lucky enough to visit some of my new and old customers in the sunny Bay Area. To make it more interesting I opted for a short presentation at Netflix to talk about Tableau Server Architecture, Abstract Query Caching and Fusion plus dashboard optimisation. I was super jetlagged but still I […]
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Tableau Configuration Templates: Understanding tabadmin configure
October 24, 2015
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Tableau uses different processes on different nodes to do the magic: gateway, application servers, repository, cache servers are all having their own configuration files on different server hosts. How can tableau keep their configuration files in sync? How can you change default values or customize the service settings? Like how can I create a remote user access […]
My Tableau Zen Master Nominees for 2015
July 23, 2015
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As we are getting closer to the annual DATA 15 conference the nomination process for Tableau Zen Masters is also about to close. Let me collect my favorite community guys from the 2014/2015 period who definitely deserve to be Zen Masters (again). First of all we have two all time Zen Masters. Even if the Zen Master […]
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Budapest Pubs DB – Call for Dataviz
June 4, 2015
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Many of you might already know that Budapest is famous for its ruin pubs. Which are literally everywhere. They are very popular among tourists and locals as well – Some say that 5 of them pop out of nowhere in every two hour. And since summer is coming we have no idea if the previous ones still […]
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Reading from Tableau Data Extracts – The complete story
May 7, 2015
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Testing is everything. Without proper unit tests we cannot build anything, this is one of the most important aspect of any software development methodology. When I wrote a clojure wrapper around tableau data extract API I had difficulties to write good unit tests simply because there is no automated way to validate contents of TDE files […]
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Data Stories VIP Invitation
November 11, 2014
As you’ve probably noticed already we appreciate many forms of art and we’re also passionate about sharing. That’s why we’re really proud to announce the lovechild of Mihaly and Tamas: The Social Sparklines viz will be showcased at the Data Stories exhibition organized by CEU.  
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ETL + VIZ Lecture at the University of Szeged
October 14, 2014
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One friend of mine teaches – among other things – human information science at the University of Szeged in the LIS Department and he invited me to give a lecture for his students. I was really happy because I think that spreading the word is the second most important thing an enthusiast can do for the […]
September 2, 2014
Not everyone understands data. It’s a spiritual thing. A body thing. A soul thing. Data has become a part of our modern lives. It is everywhere. It helped us building societys and to go far beyond our limits. It is in our cells, the internet, even in the mysterious quarks. Everything what we percieve is […]