What is Tableau

Tableau is business intelligence software that allows anyone to easily connect to data, then visualize and create interactive,shareable dashboards.

It’s easy enough that any Excel user can learn it, but powerful enough to satisfy even the most complex analytical problems.

Tableau Products:

  1. Tableau  Desktop
  2. Tableau  Server
  3. Tableau  online
  4. Tableau  Reader


Tableau Public Features

  •  Connectivity : TDE, Access, Excel, Text File
  •  Distribution : Cloud
  •  Automation : Not available
  •  Security : None – your data is accessible by anyone on the Internet
  •  Price: Free
  •  Tableau Public has a limit of 10 million rows of data that is allowed in anysingle connection.
  •  Each account holder will be able to save up to 10 gigabyte (GB) of content to Tableau Public

Best for
  •  Journalists
  •  Sharing publicly available data (and Tableau know-how) with the world
  •  Practicing Tableau for free
  •  Trying the software
Tableau Desktop – Personal Features
  • Connectivity : TDE, Access, Excel, Text File
  •  Distribution: Offline or Tableau Public
  •  Automation: Not available
  •  Security: As good as your personal computer / server’s security
  •  Price: $1000 for year one; $200 from 2 nd year
Best for
  •  Those that only need to connect to flat data files
  •  Those that need the most cost-effective version that will keep their data private
Tableau Desktop – Professional Features
  • Connectivity: All possible connections in Tableau
  •  Distribution: Offline, Tableau Server, or Tableau Public (all possibledistribution options in Tableau)
  •  Automation: Not available
  •  Security: As good as your personal computer / server’s security
  •  Price: $2000 for year one; $400 from 2 nd year
Best for
  •  Those that need to connect to data in databases
  •  Those that need the capability to publish to Tableau Server
Tableau Server Features
  •  Connectivity: Workbooks that have been published to Tableau Server and that you have been granted access to
  •  Distribution: Tableau Server (cloud)
  •  Automation: Available on schedules or intervals
  •  Security: As good as your hosting provider’s
  •  Price: $1000 for year one; $200 from 2 nd year; 10 license minimum
Best for
  •  Those that need to access / distribute workbooks in the cloud
  •  Those that want to automate workbook refreshes
  •  Those that want to edit workbooks in the cloud (limited capability)

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