Connect to data in the browser
Tableau 2018.1 enables users to start their analysis in the browser. You can now connect to databases, cloud connectors, and upload text and spreadsheet data from web authoring. From there, use the data grid to join and clean your data. Use Dashboard Starters for Tableau Online to get immediate insights from your Salesforce, Eloqua, Marketo and ServiceNow data.
Connect to data on the web
Easily connect to Excel and CSV files, databases, and popular web applications to start your data exploration right from the browser. Quickly add joins and prep your data for analysis in one seamless browser based flow.
This feature is included in Tableau Creator
Dashboard Starters for Tableau Online
Get immediate answers from your data using Dashboard Starters. Starters are pre-built dashboards based on best practices for applications like Salesforce, Eloqua, Marketo and ServiceNow. Get to deeper insights quicker by modifying starters, including bringing in data from other sources.
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Connect to spatial data directly from SQL Server
Tableau can now connect to, and visualize spatial data stored in SQL Server. Use the spatial operations supported by SQL Server to generate advanced spatial queries, and leverage custom SQL to perform advanced spatial analysis.
Tableau Bridge improvements
Our updated Tableau Bridge client UI makes it easier to manage the client itself and connections from Tableau Online to your on-prem data. We’ve also made changes under the hood including making your Tableau Bridge clients more reliable by automatically removing old logs.