Drivers & Activation

Product Activation

The best way to activate your license is through the product itself. In Tableau Desktop, select Help > Manage Product Keys and then click Activate. If you have any trouble activating your license, please follow the Activating Tableau Offline directions.

If you have Tableau Server only, see Activating Tableau Server.

If you have 64-bit Desktop or Server, see Knowledge Base article Drivers for 64-bit Tableau for special considerations when choosing an appropriate driver.

Find Drivers - Past and Present

Database Driver Tableau Versions Details
Actian Matrix (ParAccel) 8.0.4 and later Links to the Actian web site. Download the Actian Matrix Drivers ODBC for Windows (32-bit or 64-bit)
Actian Vector (Vectorwise) 8.0 and later< Links to the Actian web site. Download the Actian Vector and Ingres Drivers ODBC for Windows (32-bit or 64-bit)
Amazon Aurora 9.0.4 and later
Links to MySQL downloads page.

Amazon EMR (Elastic Map Reduce) drivers for Hive and Impala 8.2.7 and later and 8.3.2 and later Links to the Amazon EMR download site.
Amazon Redshift (32-bit) 8.2.9 and later 8.2.x releases
8.3.4 and later

8.0.1+, 8.1, 8.2 – 8.2.8
8.3 – 8.3.3
Links to the Amazon website. Follow the instructions for how to install the ODBC driver. Note that you don’t have to create a system DSN entry for the driver to work with Tableau.

32-bit supported in Tableau 8.0.1 and later.

In Tableau Desktop 9.3, this driver is installed by default.

32-bit supported in Tableau 8.0.1 and later.
Amazon Redshift (64-bit) 8.2.9 and later 8.2.x releases
8.3.4 and later

8.2 – 8.2.8
8.3 – 8.3.3
Links to the Amazon website. Follow the instructions for how to install the ODBC driver. Note that you don’t have to create a system DSN entry for the driver to work with Tableau.

64-bit supported in Tableau 8.2 and later.

In Tableau Desktop 9.3, this driver is installed by default.

64-bit supported in Tableau 8.2 and later.
Aster Data nCluster 6.1.8/7.0.2 and later The Aster 4.6.3 ODBC driver is required for Aster Data 4.6.x. The Aster 5.x ODBC driver is required for Aster Data 5.x.
Cloudera Hadoop Hive / Cloudera Impala 6.1.4 and later Links to the Cloudera Connector download site. For SSL-enabled connections, download the latest driver version.

Note: Please ensure not to use Cloudera Impala ODBC driver v2.5.28
DataStax Enterprise 7.0.10 and later Links to the DataStax ODBC Driver download site.
EXASolution 8.0.4 and later Links to the EXASOL Customer Portal.
Google BigQuery (32-bit) 8.0, 8.1 Use this ODBC driver with 32-bit Desktop, 32-bit Server, and 64-bit Server. Tableau 8.2 and later uses the BigQuery native connector. Separate driver installation is no longer required.
Google BigQuery (64-bit) 8.1 Use this ODBC driver with Tableau 64-bit (Desktop only). Tableau 8.2 and later uses the BigQuery native connector. Separate driver installation is no longer required.
Google Cloud SQL 9.0.3 and later
Links to MySQL downloads page.

Hortonworks 7.0.10 and later Links to the Hortonworks download site.
HP Vertica 4.1 and later (desktop & server) Links to the Vertica website. Download the ODBC drivers required for your Vertica server version. Learn more about Choosing the Correct Vertica Driver.
IBM BigInsights (32-bit) 8.2.3 and later
IBM BigInsights (64-bit) 8.2.3 and later
IBM DB2 and DB2 for z/OS (32-bit) all versions
IBM DB2 and DB2 for z/OS (64-bit) all versions
IBM PDA (Netezza) Contact your Netezza account team
MapR 7.0.7 and later Links to the MapR website where you can download the MapR ODBC driver. NOTE: The MapR Hive ODBC V2.0 driver is required for HiveServer2 connectivity.
MarkLogic (32-bit) 8.2.3 and later
MarkLogic (64-bit) 8.2.3 and later
Microsoft Access Database Engine
For connecting to:
  • Excel 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • Access 2007, 2010 and 2013
all versions Tableau uses the drivers installed by Microsoft Office if the bit version of Tableau and Microsoft Office match (32-bit and 32-bit, or, 64-bit and 64-bit). In this case, you do not have to install Microsoft Access Database Engine.

You must install Microsoft Access Database Engine if:
  • You do not have Microsoft Office installed.
  • Or, you have Microsoft Office installed, but the bit version of Microsoft Office does not match the bit version of Tableau. (For example, 32-bit Tableau and 64-bit Microsoft Office, or 64-bit Tableau and 32-bit Microsoft Office.)
Microsoft Analysis Services 2000 (32-bit) 8.0.x and earlier
Microsoft Analysis Services 2005 (32-bit) all versions You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6.
Microsoft Analysis Services 2005 (64-bit) all versions This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers.
You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6 - 64-bit.
Microsoft Analysis Services 2008 (32-bit) all versions You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6.
Microsoft Analysis Services 2008 (64-bit) all versions This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers.
You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6 - 64-bit.
Microsoft Analysis Services 2008 R2 32-bit (version 10.51.2500.0) 5.2 and later You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6.
Microsoft Analysis Services 2008 R2 64-bit (version 10.51.2500.0) 5.2 and later This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers.
You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6 - 64-bit.
Microsoft Analysis Services 2012 SP1 32-bit (version 11.0.2100.60) 7.0.4 and later You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6 - 32-bit.
Microsoft Analysis Services 2012 SP1 64-bit (version 11.0.2100.60) 7.0.4 and later This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers.
You may also need to install Microsoft XML 6 - 64-bit.
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (32-bit) 9.0.3 and later Use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect to a Microsoft Azure SQL Database data source.
Microsoft Azure SQL Database (64-bit) 9.0.3 and later This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers. Use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect to a Microsoft Azure SQL Database data source.
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse (32-bit) 9.0.3 and later Use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect to a Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse data source.
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse (64-bit) 9.0.3 and later This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers. Use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect to a Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse data source.
Microsoft PowerPivot (32-bit) 5.2 and later
Microsoft PowerPivot (64-bit) 5.2 and later
Tableau Add-In for Microsoft PowerPivot (32-bit) 6.06.17.08.08.18.2 and later Tableau 6.0 and later supports PowerPivot 2010. Starting with 7.0.7, Tableau also supports PowerPivot 2012. Tableau 7.0 Add-In can be used with both PowerPivot 2010 and PowerPivot 2012. Learn more about Choosing the Correct Add-In and Driver for PowerPivot.
Tableau Add-In for Microsoft PowerPivot (64-bit) 6.06.17.08.08.18.2 and later Tableau 6.0 and later supports PowerPivot 2010. Starting with 7.0.7, Tableau also supports PowerPivot 2012. Tableau 7.0 Add-In can be used with both PowerPivot 2010 and PowerPivot 2012. Learn more about Choosing the Correct Add-In and Driver for PowerPivot.
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP3 Native Client 32-bit 7.0.4 and later
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP3 Native Client 64-bit 7.0.4 and later This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 32-bit 5.2 and later In Tableau Desktop 9.3, this driver is installed by default.
Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 64-bit 5.2 and later This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers.

In Tableau Desktop 9.3, this driver is installed by default.
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 all versions
Microsoft SQL Server PDW (32-bit) 8.1.6 and later Use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect to a Microsoft SQL Server PDW data source.
Microsoft SQL Server PDW (64-bit) 8.1.6 and later This 64-bit driver package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers. Use the Microsoft SQL Server connector to connect to a Microsoft SQL Server PDW data source.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 - PowerPivot for MS Excel 2010 - RTM 7.0.6 and earlier Links to Microsoft PowerPivot download page. Use this driver for connecting to PowerPivot 2010. Learn more about Choosing the Correct Add-In and Driver for PowerPivot.
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for Excel 7.0.7 and later Links to Microsoft PowerPivot download page. Use this driver for connecting to both PowerPivot 2010 and PowerPivot 2012 using Tableau 7.0.7 and later. Learn more about Choosing the Correct Add-In and Driver for PowerPivot.
MonetDB Versions: 9.1.2 and later Links to MonetDB download page. Download the 32-bit or 64-bit MonetDB ODBC driver.
MySQL 7.0 and earlier

8.0 and later

9.3
Links to an existing file on our website.

For Tableau 8 users, we recommend using the latest MySQL Unicode ODBC driver. Links to MySQL downloads page.

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

In Tableau Desktop 9.3, this driver is installed by default.
Oracle (32-bit) (32-bit desktop)  3.64.04.15.0-5.0.15.0.25.15.26.06.17.08.08.18.28.39.09.19.29.3

(32-bit server)  1.64.04.1
Use with 32-bit Tableau.

For Tableau Desktop, install the driver for your product version listed in the column to the left.

For Tableau Server, the 32-bit Oracle driver is installed by default with Tableau Server (32-bit) in versions 5.0 and later. For earlier versions, install the driver for your product version listed in the column to the left.
Oracle (64-bit) (64-bit desktop)  8.18.28.39.09.19.29.3 Use with 64-bit Tableau.

For Tableau Desktop, install the driver for your product version listed in the column to the left.

For Tableau Server, the Oracle driver is installed by default with Tableau Server (64-bit).
Oracle Essbase (32-bit) (32-bit desktop)  3.64.04.15.05.15.26.06.17.08.08.18.28.39.09.19.29.3

(32-bit server)  1.64.04.1
Use with 32-bit Tableau.

For Tableau Desktop, install the driver for your product version listed in the column to the left.

For Tableau Server, the 32-bit Oracle driver is installed by default with Tableau Server (32-bit) in versions 5.0 and later. For earlier versions, install the driver for your product version listed in the column to the left.
Oracle Essbase (64-bit) (64-bit desktop)  8.18.28.39.09.19.29.3 Use with 64-bit Tableau.

For Tableau Desktop, install the driver for your product version listed in the column to the left.

For Tableau Server, the Oracle driver is installed by default with Tableau Server (64-bit).
Pivotal Greenplum Database 5.2 and later Links to Pivotal Network, the download location for all Pivotal Software. Customers should download the DataDirect ODBC drivers for Greenplum Database and HAWQ if using Tableau 8 or later.

For earlier versions of Tableau, the ODBC driver found in the Greenplum Connectivity package should be used.

PostgreSQL All versions The installer includes both 32-bit and 64-bit drivers.

In Tableau Desktop 9.3, this driver is installed by default.
Progress OpenEdge Contact your Progress account team
SAP HANA 7.0.9 and later Links to the SAP Service Marketplace (SMP authorization required).
SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse 7.0.4 and later Links to the SAP Service Marketplace (SMP authorization required). Learn more about Connecting to SAP BW.
SAP Sybase ASE 8.0.1 and later Links to the SAP Service Marketplace (SMP authorization required).
SAP Sybase IQ 5.2 and later Links to a Sybase website where a login is required. Contact your Sybase account manager for access.
Snowflake 9.3 1. Log 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.
Spark SQL (32-bit) 8.2.8 and later, 8.3.3 and later, 9.0 and later Use the Spark SQL connector to connect to a Spark cluster on Azure HDInsight, Databricks, or Apache Spark.
Spark SQL (64-bit) 8.2.8 and later, 8.3.3 and later, 9.0 and later Use the Spark SQL connector to connect to a Spark cluster on Azure HDInsight, Databricks, or Apache Spark.
Splunk 8.1.4 and later Links to the Splunk Apps Download site.
Teradata 4.1 and later (desktop & server) Links to the Teradata website. Select ODBC then the appropriate driver for your versions of Teradata and Windows (Teradata and Teradata Unity use the same Teradata ODBC Driver for Windows starting with version 14.0).
Teradata OLAP 8.0.3 and later Contact your Teradata account team.
Teradata Unity 8.2.9 and later 8.2.x releases 8.3.4 and later (desktop & server) Links to the Teradata website. Select ODBC then the appropriate driver for your versions of Teradata and Windows (Teradata and Teradata Unity use the same Teradata ODBC Driver for Windows starting with version 14.0).

Note: Some drivers install into a directory that is specific to the version of Tableau you are using. Drivers marked for all versions are installed outside of the versioned directories so they can be used for all versions of both Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server.

If you have questions or experience problems, please contact Tableau Customer Support. In fact, we're happy to help with almost any issue related to fast analytics and visualization, from the secrets of Tableau's underlying algorithms to techniques for better SQL graphs and charts.

Data Source Driver Install Process
Amazon Aurora MySQL Follow instructions below
Amazon EMR Hadoop
Amazon Redshift PostgreSQL
Cloudera Hive Hadoop
Cloudera Impala Hadoop
Google Cloud SQL MySQL
EXASolution EXASolution
Hortonworks Hadoop Hive Hadoop
HP Vertica Vertica
MapR Hadoop Hive Hadoop
Microsoft SQL Server Simba
MySQL MySQL
Oracle Oracle
PostgreSQL PostgreSQL
Pivotal Greenplum PostgreSQL
Snowflake Snowflake
Spark SQL Simba
Teradata Teradata
Teradata Unity Teradata Unity
Firebird Firebird Installs with Tableau
Google Analytics HTTP
Google BigQuery HTTP
Microsoft Excel Native
OData HTTP
Salesforce HTTP
Tableau Data Extract Native
Tableau Server Native
Text File Native
Windows Azure Marketplace Data HTTP

Amazon Aurora

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

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  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.

Amazon EMR Hive

Follow these steps to install the Hive driver for Amazon EMR:

  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.
  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.

Amazon EMR Impala

Follow these steps to install the Impala driver for Amazon EMR:

  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.
  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.

Amazon Redshift

For Tableau 8.2.9 and later 8.2.x releases, and 8.3.4 and later, follow these steps to install the 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.

For Tableau 8.2 – 8.2.8, and 8.3 – 8.3.3, follow these steps to install the driver for Amazon Redshift:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  4. Double-click Tableau PostgreSQL Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Amazon Redshift.

Cloudera Hive

Follow these steps to install the driver for Cloudera Hadoop Hive:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Go to the Cloudera Connector web page and choose Hive Drivers & Connectors and then ODBC.
  3. Download the current Mac "Bits."
  4. Double-click the downloaded file to run the package. Accept the defaults.
  5. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Cloudera Hadoop.

Cloudera Impala

Follow these steps to install the driver for Cloudera Hadoop Impala:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Go to the Cloudera Connector web page and choose Impala Drivers & Connectors and then ODBC.
  3. Download the current Mac "Bits." Note: Do not download Cloudera Impala ODBC driver v2.5.28; it is not compatible with Tableau.
  4. Double-click the downloaded file to run the package. Accept the defaults.
  5. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Cloudera Hadoop.

EXASolution

Follow these steps to install the driver for EXASolution:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the ODBC driver for Mac OS from Exasol web site.
  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.

Google Cloud SQL

Follow these steps to install the driver for Google Cloud SQL:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  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.

Hortonworks Hadoop Hive

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

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download the Hive ODBC Driver for OS X.
  3. 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.
  4. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Hortonworks.

HP Vertica

Follow these steps to install the driver for HP Vertica:

For HP Vertica Versions 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.
For HP Vertica Versions 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 64-bit 7.0.1 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-7.0.1-0.64.mac.tar
    Note: The file name will change with new version releases. If this command is not working, replace “vertica-odbc-7.0.1-0.64.mac.tar.gz“ above with the file name in your Downloads folder.
  6. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  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.

MapR Hadoop Hive

Follow these steps to install the 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.

Microsoft SQL Server

Follow these steps to install the driver for Microsoft SQL Server:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  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.

MySQL

Follow these steps to install the driver for MySQL:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  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.

Oracle

Follow these steps to install the driver for Oracle:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  4. Double-click Tableau Oracle Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Oracle.

Pivotal Greenplum

Follow these steps to install the driver for Pivotal Greenplum:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  4. Double-click Tableau PostgreSQL Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Pivotal Greenplum.

Postgres

Follow these steps to install the driver for Postgres:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  4. Double-click Tableau PostgreSQL Libraries.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to PostgreSQL.

Snowflake

Follow these steps to install the ODBC driver for Spark SQL to connect to a Spark cluster on Databricks or Apache Spark:

  1. Log in to your Snowflake instance.
  2. Select Help > Download > ODBC Driver.
  3. Select the ODBC driver for Mac OSX to download the latest version.
For installation and configuration details, follow the Snowflake Documentation link on the ODBC Driver page.

Spark SQL

Follow these steps to install the ODBC driver for Spark SQL to connect to a Spark cluster on Databricks or Apache Spark:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. Download TableauDrivers.dmg.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file.
  4. Double-click SimbaSparkODBC.dmg, to run the installer.
  5. Accept the defaults.
  6. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Spark SQL.

Teradata

Follow these steps to install the driver for Teradata:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. On the Teradata Connectivity Downloads page, log 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 may 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.

Teradata Unity

Follow these steps to install the driver for Teradata Unity:

  1. Close Tableau Desktop.
  2. On the Teradata Connectivity Downloads page, log 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 may 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 Unity server.
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