Tableau Online

Rapid-fire cloud analytics.
Whenever, wherever.

The power of Tableau, in the cloud.

Tableau Online is a hosted, SaaS version of Tableau Server. It makes business intelligence faster and easier than ever before. Publish dashboards with Tableau Desktop and share them with colleagues, partners or customers. With cloud analytics you can find answers in minutes—whenever, wherever you are.

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Skip the hardware and setup time with Tableau Online.

Empower your entire organization with live interactive dashboards in a web browser or mobile device. Comment on dashboards to share your findings. Subscribe and get regular updates. Do all this in an agile and secure SaaS web platform. Start with a few users and add as many as you need, when you need them. Try it for free.

Discover insights from anywhere in the world with cloud-based analytics.

View dashboards from the office, at home or on the road. Filter data, drill down or add entirely new data to your analysis. Get to the bottom of all those questions your existing reports didn’t anticipate. Edit any existing view, on the web. And do it all with Tableau’s blazing-fast data engine so you get your answers when you ask for them.

Stay secure, by design and by default.

Data is one of your most strategic assets. Keeping it secure is our priority one. Only your authorized users will be able to interact with your data and dashboards. Single sign-on support via SAML2.0 allows embedding and Active Directory synchronization through corporate identity providers. Tableau Online is also SSAE verified in a SOC 2 Type I report. It’s our servers, but it’s your data. Read more about Tableau Online security here.

Security—Our Priority One

We know data is critical to you and your business, so our highest priority is on maintaining security and privacy of your data. That means operational, user, data, application and transmission security. It’s our servers, but it’s your data.

Let's say that again: It’s your data. And only your data. Only your authorized users will have access to your data and dashboards stored in Tableau Online..

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About Security in the Cloud

There are many angles to security, and we’ve got all of them covered. Read this whitepaper to see all the details on:

  • How we store your data
  • How data is transmitted from server to browser or mobile device
  • Who in Tableau can view it (a very, very select few administrators)
  • How we do backups
  • And much more

Learn more about Tableau’s cloud security in this whitepaper.

Features for SaaS analytics.

Data management

Centralize your data, right in the cloud. Publish data sources from Tableau Desktop. Define data connections, add metadata and author entirely new calculations and data field for everyone to use.

Cloud data connections

Refresh Salesforce and Google Analytics data on set schedules at incremental levels. Maintain live, direct connections with Google BigQuery and Amazon Redshift. Get alerts when data connections fail. Or push data from inside your company to Tableau Online.


Author a dashboard once, view or edit it anywhere, on any device. All dashboards are automatically optimized for mobile tablets without any programming. Use familiar tablet gestures to view and interact with dashboards in mobile web browsers or using native iPad and Android apps.


Get critical information right in your email inbox by subscribing to a workbook. Simply click into the email to interact with the data live in your web browser.

Reliable service

Tableau Online is a SaaS analytics application built on the same enterprise-class architecture of Tableau Server. We also serve tens of thousands of views everyday with Tableau Public. Your content is ready, on-demand, on a reliable service used by millions around the world.

Always up-to-date

We run Tableau Online, so it will always have the latest technology built in, as soon as it’s ready. Say goodbye to updates and patches. Just sit back and enjoy all the latest features.

What our customers have to say.


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“We wanted to liberate the data and get it out to our users. And the way that we did that was through Tableau Online. I'm not having to worry about firewalls and configuring things correctly. It's there in the cloud, secure for my key executives to access anytime—even on a JetSuite aircraft at 40,000 feet.”

Shelter Island Risk

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“Tableau Online is a great solution for companies like ours who have clients with a few users and who need to deploy solutions in multiple organizations… and who don't have the infrastructure to create their own server installation.”

Aeria Games

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“In a matter of a day, Tableau Online enabled us to create the reports and then push them out across the organization and have different individuals in the organization connect to those reports online from any point in the world. It's extremely flexible. And from my perspective it's very cost-efficient.”

Interactions Marketing

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“From the time we enabled the Tableau Online with the back-end data sources I think it took us weeks compared to the in the past it would have taken months.”

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Web Browsers
  • Android Browser (Android 3.2 or later)
  • Apple Safari 3.x or later, including Safari on the iPad (iOS 5.1.1 or later)
  • Microsoft® Edge or Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x or later (not supported on mobile devices)
  • Google Chrome, including on Android devices
  • Tableau Mobile iPad and Android Apps, available at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, respectively
Data Sources
  • All of the file, relational and online data sources available in Tableau Desktop 8.2.5 or higher. See full list.
  • Cloud data connections supported for Google BigQuery, Amazon Redshift, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL.
  • Multidimensional (cube) data sources are not supported by Tableau Online.
  • Learn more in the whitepaper titled Tableau Online: Understanding Data Updates.
Storage 100 Gigabytes
Internationalization All of Tableau’s products are Unicode-enabled and compatible with data stored in any language.
  • Actian Vectorwise 2.0 or later (Windows only)
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Cloudera Hadoop Hive and Impala; Hive CDH3u1, which includes Hive .71, or later; Impala 1.0 or later
  • DataStax Enterprise Edition 2.2 or later (Windows only)
  • EXASOL 4.2 or later (Windows only)
  • Firebird 2.1.4 or later
  • Google Analytics
  • Google BigQuery
  • Hortonworks Hadoop Hive 1.1 or later
  • HP Vertica 6.x or later
  • IBM DB2 (Windows only)
  • IBM Netezza 4.6 or later (Windows only)
  • MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop 2.x or later (Windows only)
  • Microsoft Access 2003 or later (Windows only)
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 or later
  • Microsoft PowerPivot 2008 or later (Windows only)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or later
  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2005 or later, multi-dimensional mode only (Windows only)
  • Microsoft Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket
  • MySQL 5.0 or later
  • OData
  • Oracle Database 10.x or later
  • Oracle Hyperion Essbase 11.1.1 or later (Windows only)
  • ParAccel Analytics Database 3 or later (Windows only)
  • Pivotal Greenplum 4.x or later
  • PostgreSQL 8.3 or later
  • Progress OpenEdge 10.2B patch 4 or later (Windows only)
  •, including and
  • SAP HANA 1.0035 or later (Windows only)
  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse 7.00 with SP20+ recommended; also requires SAP GUI for Windows 7.20 or later client (Windows only)
  • SAP Sybase ASE 15.5 or later (Windows only)
  • SAP Sybase IQ 15 or later (Windows only)
  • Splunk Enterprise 6 or later
  • Tableau Data Extract
  • Teradata V2 R6.2 or later
  • Teradata Aster Data nCluster 5.0 or later
  • Teradata OLAP Connector 14.10 or later (Windows only)
  • Text files -- comma separated value (.csv) files
  • Additional databases and applications that are ODBC 3.0 compliant

Visualize data like never before.

From hurricanes to hospitals and high-tech to human resources, you can use Tableau to analyze any data. Yes, any data. This is analytics for real-life business data.