What is Tableau and Its Products Overview

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What is Tableau and Its Products Overview

What is Tableau:

  • – Tableau is a rapid BI software
  • – Great visualizations: Allows anyone to connect to data, visualize and create interactive, sharable dashboards in a few clicks
  • – Ease of use: It’s easy enough that any Excel user can learn it, but powerful enough to satisfy even the most complex analytical problems
  • – Fast: We can create parallelized dashboards, quick filters and calculations

Tableau Products:

Tableau Desktop
Create

1

  • – Ad hoc analytics, dashboards, reports, graphs
  • – Explore, visualize, and analyze your data
  • – Create dashboards to consolidate multiple views
  • – Deliver interactive data experiences

Tableau Server
Share – Web

2

  • – Business intelligence solution scales to organizations of all sizes
  • – Share visual analytics with anyone with a web browser
  • – Publish interactive analytics or dashboards
  • – Secure information and manage metadata
  • – Collaborate with others

Tableau Reader

Share – Local

3

  • – Share visualizations & dashboards on the desktop
  • – Filter, sort, and page through the views
  • – Acrobat for Data
  • – Free download

Tableau Public
Share – Everyone

4

  • – Create and publish interactive visualizations and dashboards
  • – Embed in websites and blogs
  • – Free download and free hosting service

Tableau Files and File types
• Workbooks
– Tableau workbook files have the .twb file extension and are marked with the workbook icon. Workbooks hold one or more worksheets and dashboards.

• Bookmarks
– Tableau bookmark files have the .tbm file extension and are marked with the bookmark icon. Bookmarks contain a single worksheet and are an easy way to quickly share your work.

• Packaged Workbooks
– Tableau packaged workbooks have the .twbx file extension and are marked with the packaged workbook icon. Packaged workbooks contain a workbook along with any supporting local file data sources and background images. This format is the best way to package your work for sharing with others who don’t have access to the data.