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Driver Download

Find the driver for your database so that you can connect Tableau to your data.

To get the right driver, you might need to know your Tableau product version. In Tableau Desktop, select Help > About Tableau. In Tableau Server, click the information icon Information icon and select About Tableau Server.

Actian Matrix (ParAccel)
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Actian Matrix:

  1. Go to the Actian website and sign in.
  2. In the Select Via Product box, select the following:
    • Under Product: Actian Matrix Drivers
    • Under Release: ODBC
  3. In the list that displays, select the latest ODBC Driver for your platform and bit version.
  4. Download and install the drivers.
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Actian Vector
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Actian Vector:

  1. Go to the Actian website and sign in.
  2. In the Select Via Product box, select the following:
    • Under Product: Actian Ingres Drivers
    • Under Release: ODBC
  3. In the list that displays, select the latest ODBC Driver for your platform and bit version.
  4. Download and install the drivers.
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Amazon Aurora
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 9.0.4 - 10.0.1

Amazon Aurora uses MySQL drivers. If you don't have MySQL drivers installed, follow these steps to install the Windows driver for MySQL:

  1. Go to the MySQL website.
  2. On the Download Connector/ODBC page, select the driver for your platform and bit version.
  3. Download and install the driver.
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Tableau Desktop: 9.0.4 - 10.0.1
Download mac

Amazon Aurora uses MySQL drivers. If you don't have MySQL drivers installed, follow these steps to install the Mac driver for MySQL:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click MySQL Connector ODBC 5.3.pkg to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Amazon Aurora.
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Amazon EMR
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 8.2.7 - 8.2.x, 8.3.2 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to install the Windows drivers for Amazon EMR:

  1. Go to the Amazon Web Services website.
  2. Select the ODBC .zip file for your environment: 
    • For Hive: AmazonHiveODBC_<version>.zip
    • For Impala: ImpalaODBC.zip
  3. Download and install the drivers.
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Tableau Desktop: 8.2.7 - 8.2.x, 8.3.2 - 10.0.1

Install the drivers for your Amazon EMR installation: Hive or Impala

Hive – Follow these steps to install the Amazon EMR Hive drivers on your Mac computer:

  1. Verify that you have ODBC Administrator installed. You can download it from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL895. Control-click to install the downloaded .dmg file.
  2. Go to the Amazon Elastic Map Reduce web page and click the HiveODBC.zip link to download the file.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, and then navigate to and open the MacOSX folder.
  4. Double-click the AmazonHiveODBC.dmg file.
  5. Double-click the AmazonHiveODBC.pkg file and accept the defaults.
  6. From Finder, select Utilities, and then open ODBC Administrator.
  7. Select the Drivers tab, and then click Add.
  8. In the Description field, enter Amazon Hive ODBC Driver.
  9. In the Driver file field, choose or enter /opt/amazon/hiveodbc/lib/universal/libamazonhiveodbc.dylib.
  10. Click OK, click Apply, and then close the ODBC Administrator.
  11. Log out and then log in to your Mac.
  12. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Amazon EMR.

Impala – Follow these steps to install the Amazon EMR Impala drivers on your Mac computer:

  1. Verify that you have ODBC Administrator installed. You can download it from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL895. Control-click to install the downloaded .dmg file.
  2. Go to the Amazon Elastic Map Reduce web page and click the ImpalaODBC.zip link to download the file.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, and then navigate to and open the MacOSX folder.
  4. Double-click the AmazonImpalaODBC.dmg file.
  5. Double-click the AmazonImpalaODBC.pkg file and accept the defaults.
  6. From Finder, select Utilities, and then open ODBC Administrator.
  7. Select the Drivers tab, and then click Add.
  8. In the Description field, enter Amazon Impala ODBC Driver.
  9. In the Driver file field, choose or enter /opt/amazon/impalaodbc/lib/universal/libamazonimpalaodbc.dylib.
  10. Click OK, click Apply, and then close the ODBC Administrator.
  11. Log out and then log in to your Mac.
  12. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Amazon EMR.
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Amazon Redshift
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 8.2.9 - 8.2.x, 8.3.4 - 9.2.x

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Amazon Redshift:

  1. Go to the Amazon Web Services website.
  2. Follow the instructions To install the ODBC driver.

Note that you don't have to create a system DSN entry in order for the driver to work with Tableau.

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Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 8.2.0 - 8.2.8, 8.3.0 - 8.3.3
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit driver for Amazon Redshift.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit driver for Amazon Redshift.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.3 - 10.0.1

The Amazon Redshift driver for Windows is installed by default with Tableau Desktop 9.3 and later.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.2.9 - 8.2.x, 8.3.4 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for Amazon Redshift:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the AmazonRedshiftODBC.dmg file from the Amazon Redshift page on Amazon’s documentation site.
  3. Double-click the downloaded AmazonRedshiftODBC.dmg file.
  4. Double-click the AmazonRedshiftODBC.pkg file, and then accept the defaults.
  5. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Amazon Redshift.
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Tableau Desktop: 8.2.0 - 8.2.8, 8.3.0 - 8.3.3
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for Amazon Redshift:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click Tableau PostgreSQL Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Amazon Redshift.
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Tableau Server: 9.3 - 10.0.1

For Tableau Server, follow these steps to get the Windows driver for Amazon Redshift:

  1. Go to the Amazon Web Services website.
  2. Follow the instructions To install the ODBC driver.

Note that you don't have to create a system DSN entry in order for the driver to work with Tableau.

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Aster Database
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

The Aster 5.x and later ODBC driver is required for Aster database 5.x and later. The Aster 4.6.3 ODBC driver is required for Aster database 4.6.x.

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Aster Database:

  1. Sign in to the Teradata website to access Aster drivers.
  2. Under Aster Client Tools for Windows, select the .zip file for your Windows environment: 32-bit or 64-bit.
  3. Download and install the drivers.
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Cisco Information Server
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 9.3.1 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Cisco Information Server:

  1. Select your version of Cisco Information Server:
  2. On the Cisco website, sign in.
  3. Select the latest Client Installation Package with ODBC client drivers.
  4. Download and install the driver.
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Cloudera Hadoop
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver on Cloudera Hadoop:

  1. Go to the Cloudera website and sign in.
  2. Under ODBC and JDBC Drivers, select the ODBC driver download for your environment (Hive or Impala).
  3. Select your operating system version.
  4. Download and install the drivers.

Note: Don't use Cloudera Impala ODBC driver v2.5.28. It's not compatible with Tableau.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Cloudera Hadoop Mac driver:

  1. Go to the Cloudera website and sign in.
  2. Under ODBC and JDBC Drivers, select the ODBC driver download for your environment (Hive or Impala).
  3. Select your operating system version.
  4. Download and install the drivers.

Note: Don't use Cloudera Impala ODBC driver v2.5.28. It's not compatible with Tableau.

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DataStax Enterprise
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for DataStax Enterprise:

  1. Go to the DataStax website.
  2. Under Loaders and ODBC/JDBC Drivers, select the driver for your environment.
  3. Download and install the driver.
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EXASolution
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for EXASolution:

  1. Go to the Exasol website.
  2. Under Latest 5.0 Downloads find Download ODBC Driver, and then find the ODBC driver for your Windows environment (x86.msi or x86_64.msi).
  3. Click the link to download and install the driver.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for EXASolution:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the latest ODBC driver for Mac OS from the Exasol website.
  3. Double-click the downloaded .dmg file.
  4. Double-click Click to install to install the driver.
  5. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to EXASolution.
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Firebird
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Google Analytics
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Google BigQuery
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Google Cloud SQL
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Google Cloud SQL uses MySQL drivers. If you don't have MySQL drivers installed, follow these steps to install the Windows driver for MySQL:

  1. Go to the MySQL website.
  2. On the Download Connector/ODBC page, select the driver for your platform and bit version.
  3. Download and install the driver.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions
Download mac

Google Cloud SQL uses MySQL drivers. If you don't have MySQL drivers installed, follow these steps to install the Mac driver for MySQL:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Click the Download link to download the driver.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click MySQL Connector ODBC 5.3.pkg to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Google Cloud SQL.
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Google Sheets
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Hortonworks Hadoop Hive
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Hortonworks Hadoop Hive driver on your Windows computer:

  1. Go to the Hortonworks website.
  2. Under Hortonworks ODBC Driver for Apache Hive, select the driver for your Windows bit-version environment.
  3. Download and install the driver.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for Hortonworks Hadoop Hive:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Go to the Hortonworks website.
  3. Under Hortonworks ODBC Driver for Apache Hive, download the driver for OS X.
  4. Click Documentation to open the Hortonworks Hive ODBC Driver with SQL Connector User Guide, and follow the instructions in the topic "Installing the Driver" in the Mac OS X Driver section.
  5. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Hortonworks.
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HP Vertica
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for HP Vertica:

  1. Go to the HPE Vertica Downloads page on the Vertica website.
  2. Download and install the latest version of ODBC driver for Windows.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

Install the Mac driver for your HP Vertica version:

HP Vertica 7.1 and later – Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for HP Vertica 7.1 and later.

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the ODBC driver for the Mac from the HP Vertica Client Drivers page on the Vertica web site.
  3. Control-click vertica-odbc-<version>.mac.pkg, and then click Open to run the package. Accept the defaults.
  4. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to HP Vertica.

HP Vertica 7.0.x and earlier – Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for HP Vertica 7.0.x and earlier:

  1. Verify that you have an ODBC Administrator. You can download one from Apple: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL895. Control-click to install the downloaded dmg.
  2. Download the latest version of the 64-bit MAC driver from the myVertica portal.
    For other installation scenarios, see Installing the ODBC Driver on Macintosh OS X on the Vertica website.
  3. Start Terminal and type in the following command to create target directory:
    sudo mkdir -p /Library/ODBC/vertica
  4. Change to the directory you just created:
    cd /Library/ODBC/vertica
  5. Unpack the file containing the ODBC driver using the following command:
    sudo tar -xzf ~/Downloads/vertica-odbc-<version>.64.mac.tar
    Note: Replace <version> with the version number of the file you downloaded.
  6. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  7. Double-click TableauDrivers.dmg in the Downloads folder.
  8. Double-click Tableau Vertica Configure.pkg and accept the defaults. You will be asked to restart your Mac.
  9. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to HP Vertica.
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IBM BigInsights
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 8.2.3 - 10.0.1
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit driver for IBM BigInsights.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit driver for IBM BigInsights.

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IBM DB2
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions
Download windows 32 bit

You can use this connector to connect to an IBM DB2 for z/OS database or to IBM dashDB.

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit driver for IBM DB2.

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Download windows 64 bit

You can use this connector to connect to an IBM DB2 for z/OS database or to IBM dashDB.

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit driver for IBM DB2.

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IBM PDA (Netezza)
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Contact your Netezza account team.

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Kognitio
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 9.3.1 - 10.0.1
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit driver for Kognitio.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit driver for Kognitio.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.3.1 - 10.0.1
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for Kognitio:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Click the downloaded file.
  4. Right-click Kognitio-ODBC-80101s160113.pkg, and then click Open with installer to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Kognitio.
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MapR Hadoop Hive
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for MapR Hadoop Hive:

  1. On the MapR doc website, go to Install the Hive ODBC Connector on Windows. The instructions provide a link to download the driver package.
  2. Download the package for your Windows environment.
  3. Follow the instructions for installing the ODBC connector.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for MapR Hadoop Hive:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Go to the "Installing the Hive ODBC Connector on MacOS" section on the MapR Hive ODBC Connector web page.
  3. Click the link in the "Systems Requirements" section to download the MacOS Hive ODBC connector.
  4. Double-click the downloaded MapRHiveODBC.dmg file.
  5. Control-click the MapRHiveODBC.pkg and then click Open to run the package. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to MapR Hadoop Hive.
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Marketo
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 10.0.1

You don't have to install a driver.

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Tableau Desktop: 10.0.1

You don't have to install a driver.

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MarkLogic
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 8.2.3 - 10.0.1
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit driver for MarkLogic.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit driver for MarkLogic.

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MemSQL
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 10.0 - 10.0.1

MemSQL uses MySQL drivers. If you don't have MySQL drivers installed, follow these steps to install the Windows driver for MySQL:

  1. Go to the MySQL website.
  2. On the Download Connector/ODBC page, select the driver for your platform and bit version.
  3. Download and install the driver.
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Tableau Desktop: 10.0 - 10.0.1
Download mac

MemSQL uses MySQL drivers. If you don't have MySQL drivers installed, follow these steps to install the Mac driver for MySQL:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click MySQL Connector ODBC 5.3.pkg to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to MemSQL.
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Microsoft Access
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Tableau uses the drivers installed by Microsoft Office if the bit version of Tableau and Microsoft Office match (that is, installed versions of Tableau and Office are both 32-bit or both 64-bit). If the bit versions match, you don't have to install any additional drivers.

However, you must download and install Microsoft Access Database Engine if one of the following conditions is true:

  • You do not have Microsoft Office installed.
  • You have Microsoft Office installed, but the bit version of Microsoft Office does not match the bit version of Tableau.
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Microsoft Analysis Services
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Install the drivers for your 32-bit version of Microsoft Analysis Services:

2014 SP1 (version 12.0.2000.8) 

2012 SP1 (version 11.0.2100.60)

2008 R2 (version 10.51.2500.0)

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2005

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Install the drivers for your 64-bit version of Microsoft Analysis Services:

2014 SP1 (version 12.0.2000.8) 

2012 SP1 (version 11.0.2100.60)

2008 R2 (version 10.51.2500.0)

2008

2005

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Microsoft Excel
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Tableau uses the drivers installed by Microsoft Office to connect to Excel files if the bit version of Tableau and Microsoft Office match (that is, installed versions of Tableau and Office are both 32-bit or both 64-bit). If the bit versions match, you don't have to install any additional drivers.

However, to connect Tableau to Excel, you must download and install Microsoft Access Database Engine if one of the following conditions is true:

  • You do not have Microsoft Office installed.
  • You have Microsoft Office installed, but the bit version of Microsoft Office does not match the bit version of Tableau.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Microsoft PowerPivot
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Important: For PowerPivot, install the driver bit version that matches the Microsoft Office bit version installed on your computer.

To connect to PowerPivot, you must install the driver that supports how you connect to PowerPivot, and then install the Tableau Add-in for PowerPivot.

SharePoint URL and Microsoft Office 32-bit

If you connect Tableau to PowerPivot using a SharePoint URL, download and install the 32-bit SQLSERVER2008_ASOLEDB10 driver from the Tableau website.

You might also need to install 32-bit Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0.

SharePoint URL and Microsoft Office 64-bit

If you connect Tableau to PowerPivot using a SharePoint URL, download and install the 64-bit SQLSERVER2008_ASOLEDB10 driver from the Tableau website.

You might also need to install 64-bit Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0.

SharePoint UNC or local Excel file 

If you connect Tableau to PowerPivot using a SharePoint UNC, or you connect to a local Excel file, install the following drivers:

  1. Go the to the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP1 PowerPivot for Microsoft Excel 2010 page and click Download.
  2. Select the installer that matches the Microsoft Office bit version installed on your computer.
  3. Download and install the driver.

Install the Tableau Add-In

Next, you must install the Tableau Add-In for Microsoft PowerPivot. Install the Tableau Add-In bit version that matches your Microsoft Office bit version:

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Microsoft SQL Server
Tableau Desktop: All supported versions
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the Microsoft SQL Server driver for your Mac computer.

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click Simba SQL Server ODBC.pkg to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Microsoft SQL Server.
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Install the driver for your 32- bit Microsoft SQL Server version and Tableau Desktop version:

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 and Tableau Desktop 9.x and later: Driver is installed by default.
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 and Tableau Desktop 8.2 - 9.2.x: Download and install the driver.
  • SQL Server 2012 SP3 and all Tableau Desktop versions: Download and install the driver. Note: With this driver, you can use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect Tableau to Microsoft SQL Server PDW, and starting with Tableau 9.0.3, to connect to Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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Install the driver for your 64- bit Microsoft SQL Server version and Tableau Desktop version:

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 and Tableau Desktop 9.x and later: Driver is installed by default.
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 and Tableau Desktop 8.2 - 9.2.x: Download and install the driver.
  • SQL Server 2012 SP3 and all Tableau Desktop versions: Download and install the driver. Note: With this driver, you can use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect Tableau to Microsoft SQL Server PDW, and starting with Tableau 9.0.3, to connect to Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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Tableau Server: All supported versions

Install the driver for your 64- bit Microsoft SQL Server version and Tableau Server:

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 and Tableau Server all supported versions: Download and install the driver.
  • SQL Server 2012 SP3 and Tableau Server all supported versions: Download and install the driver. Note: With this driver, you can use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect Tableau to Microsoft SQL Server PDW, and starting with Tableau 9.0.3, to connect to Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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Install the driver for your 32- bit Microsoft SQL Server version and Tableau Server:

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 and Tableau Server all supported versions: Download and install the driver.
  • SQL Server 2012 SP3 and Tableau Server all supported versions: Download and install the driver. Note: With this driver, you can use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect Tableau to Microsoft SQL Server PDW, and starting with Tableau 9.0.3, to connect to Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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MonetDB
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 9.1.2 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to install the MonetDB Windows driver for Tableau 9.1.2 and later:

  1. Go to the MonetDB download page for Windows and select the Latest directory.
  2. Select the ODBC installer for your Windows environment.
  3. Download and install the driver.
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MySQL
Tableau Desktop: 9.3 - 10.0.1

The MySQL Windows driver is installed by default with Tableau Desktop.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.2 - 9.2

Follow these steps to install the MySQL Windows driver on your Windows computer:

  1. Go to the MySQL download page for ODBC connectors.
  2. Select the MSI installer for your Windows environment: 32-bit or 64-bit.
  3. Download and install the driver.

Note: We strongly recommend upgrading to the latest MySQL ODBC driver as it contains a fix for the Heartbleed vulnerability.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the MySQL driver on your Mac computer:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click MySQL Connector ODBC 5.3.pkg to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to MySQL.
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Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the MySQL Windows driver on your Windows computer:

  1. Go to the MySQL download page for ODBC connectors.
  2. Select the MSI installer for your Windows environment: 32-bit or 64-bit.
  3. Download and install the driver.

Note: We strongly recommend upgrading to the latest MySQL ODBC driver as it contains a fix for the Heartbleed vulnerability.

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OData
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

You can use the OData connector to connect to Windows Azure Marketplace data.

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Oracle
Tableau Desktop: 10.0
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 10.0.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 10.0.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.3
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.3.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.3.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.2
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.2.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.2.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.1
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.1.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.1.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.0
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.0.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 9.0.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.3
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 8.3.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 8.3.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.2
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Window 32-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 8.2.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle driver for Tableau Desktop 8.2.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the Oracle driver on your Mac computer:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click Tableau Oracle Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Oracle.
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Tableau Server: All supported versions

The Windows 32-bit Oracle driver is installed by default with Tableau Server.

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The Windows 64-bit Oracle driver is installed by default with Tableau Server.

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Oracle Essbase
Tableau Desktop: 10.0
Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 10.0.

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Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 10.0.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.3
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.3.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.3.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.2
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.2.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.2.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.1
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.1.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.1.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.0
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.0.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 9.0.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.3
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 8.3.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 8.3.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.2
Download windows 32 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 8.2.

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Download windows 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit Oracle Essbase driver for Tableau Desktop 8.2.

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Tableau Server: All supported versions

The Oracle Essbase 32-bit Windows driver is installed by default with Tableau Server.

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The Oracle Essbase 64-bit Windows driver is installed by default with Tableau Server.

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Other Databases (ODBC)
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

Important: When you use an ODBC driver to connect to an unsupported database, the outcome might vary, and compatibility with Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server features is not guaranteed.

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Pivotal Greenplum Database
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Pivotal Greenplum Database driver on your Windows computer:

  1. Go to the Pivotal website, and then sign in.
  2. Scroll down to the Data section, and then click Pivotal Greenplum.
  3. Under Release Download Files, click Greenplum DataDirect ODBC and JDBC.
  4. Select the ODBC driver for your environment: Windows 32-bit or 64-bit.
  5. Download and install the driver.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the Pivotal Greenplum Database driver on your Mac computer.

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click Tableau PostgreSQL Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Pivotal Greenplum Database.
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PostgreSQL
Tableau Desktop: 9.3 - 10.0.1

The PostgreSQL driver is installed by default with Tableau Desktop 9.3 and later.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.2 - 9.2
Download windows 32 bit, 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows driver for PostgreSQL.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for PostgreSQL:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  4. Double-click Tableau PostgreSQL Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to PostgreSQL.
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Tableau Server: All supported versions
Download windows 32 bit, 64 bit

Click the Download link and install the Windows driver for PostgreSQL.

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Presto
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 10.0 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Presto:

  1. Go to the Teradata Presto web page, and then fill in the Your Information section.
  2. Download the tar.gz file for the Presto client package.
  3. Extract the tar.gz file.
  4. Double-click the .msi file for your environment to run the Teradata Presto ODBC Driver Setup wizard.
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Tableau Desktop: 10.0 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to install the Mac driver for Presto:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Go to the Teradata Presto web page, and then enter Your Information in the fields.
  3. Click Download.
  4. Accept the license agreement.
  5. Click Presto Client Package to download the .tar.gz file.
  6. Double-click the downloaded file to unzip it.
  7. Double-click the .dmg file.
  8. Control-click the .pkg file, and then click Open > Open.
  9. Follow the prompts to install the Teradata Presto ODBC driver.
  10. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Presto.
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Progress OpenEdge
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Contact your account team at Progress.

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QuickBooks Online
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 10.0 - 10.0.1

You don't have to install a driver.

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Salesforce
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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SAP HANA
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Sign in to the SAP Software Download Center to get the Windows driver for SAP HANA. If you don’t have login credentials, contact your SAP administrator for help getting the driver.

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Tableau Desktop: 10.0 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to install the JDBC driver for SAP HANA on your Mac computer:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. If Java is not already installed on your Mac, download and install the latest Java version from https://www.java.com/en/download.
  3. Get the SAP HANA JDBC driver (ngdbc.jar) from your administrator, and then copy it to the ~/Library/Tableau/Drivers directory. This directory is created the first time you launch Tableau.
  4. Make sure that you have read permissions for the .jar file so that Tableau can access it.
  5. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to SAP HANA.
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SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Sign in to the SAP Software Download Center to get the Windows driver for SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse. If you don’t have login credentials, contact your SAP administrator for help getting the driver.

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SAP Sybase ASE
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Sign in to the SAP Software Download Center to get the Windows driver for SAP Sybase ASE. If you don’t have login credentials, contact your SAP administrator for help getting the driver.

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SAP Sybase IQ
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Sign in to the SAP Software Download Center to get the Windows driver for SAP Sybase IQ. If you don’t have login credentials, contact your SAP administrator for help getting the driver.

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Snowflake
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 9.3 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to get the Windows ODBC driver for Snowflake:

  1. Sign in to your Snowflake instance.
  2. Select Help > Download > ODBC Driver.
  3. Select the ODBC driver for your operating system to download the latest version.

For installation and configuration details, follow the Snowflake Documentation link on the ODBC Driver page.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.3 - 10.0.1

Follow these steps to get the Mac ODBC driver for Snowflake:

  1. Sign in to your Snowflake instance.
  2. Select Help > Download > ODBC Driver.
  3. Select the ODBC driver for your operating system to download the latest version.

For installation and configuration details, follow the Snowflake Documentation link on the ODBC Driver page.

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Spark SQL
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 8.2.8 - 8.2.x, 8.3.3 - 8.3.x, 9.0 - 10.0.1
Download windows 32 bit

You can use the SparkSQL connector to connect to a Spark cluster on Azure HDInsight, Databricks, or Apache Spark.

Click the Download link and install the Windows 32-bit driver for Spark SQL.

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Download windows 64 bit

You can use the SparkSQL connector to connect to a Spark cluster on Azure HDInsight, Databricks, or Apache Spark.

Click the Download link and install the Windows 64-bit driver for Spark SQL.

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Tableau Desktop: 8.2.8 - 8.2.x, 8.3.3 - 8.3.x, 9.0 - 10.0.1
Download mac

Follow these steps to install the Spark SQL driver for your Mac computer:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the drivers from the Download link.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file, TableauDrivers.dmg.
  4. Double-click SimbaSparkODBC.dmg to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Spark SQL.
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Splunk
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Splunk:

  1. Go to the Splunk ODBC driver page and sign in.
  2. Download and install the driver.
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Statistical File
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 9.0 - 10.0.1

You don't have to install a driver.

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Tableau Desktop: 9.0 - 10.0.1

You don't have to install a driver.

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Teradata
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

In addition to connecting to a Teradata server, for Tableau Desktop 8.2.9 - 8.2.x, 8.3.4 and later, you can use the Teradata connector to connect to a Teradata Unity server.

Follow these steps to install the Windows driver for Teradata:

  1. Go to the Teradata Downloads page and sign in.
  2. Select ODBC Driver > Windows.
  3. Download the latest Teradata ODBC Driver for Windows.
  4. Extract the downloaded file and install the drivers.
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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

In addition to connecting to a Teradata server, for Tableau Desktop 8.2.9 - 8.2.x, 8.3.4 and later, you can use the Teradata connector to connect to a Teradata Unity server.

Follow these steps to install the Mac drivers for Teradata:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. On the Teradata Downloads page, sign in to your Teradata account.
  3. Select ODBC Driver > Mac.
  4. Download the latest Teradata ODBC Driver for Mac OS X.
  5. Double-click the downloaded .tar file.
  6. Control-click and then click Open to run the Teradata .pkg file. Accept the defaults.
    Note: The following error message might appear: "ODBC Administrator Tool does not appear to be installed." Click OK to dismiss the error; it does not affect the driver installation.
  7. Restart your computer.
  8. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to a Teradata server.
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Teradata OLAP
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

Contact your account team at Teradata.

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Text File
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Tableau Desktop: All supported versions

You don't have to install a driver.

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Web Data Connector
Tableau Desktop & Tableau Server: 9.1 - 10.0.1

You don't have to install a driver.

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See the web data connectors created by Tableau customers and partners.