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URL actions are powerful and useful things to have in your Tableau dashboards. Many use these actions to navigate from one dashboard to another. Portals for Tableau supports URL actions, but we suggest a few adjustments for the best results. This guide will help you...

Welcome back to Portals for Tableau 101! In today's lesson, we will cover how to add a dashboard to your portal from Tableau Server. If you missed the last lesson, please check it out as we cover how to set up your portal to connect...

Everyone looking at a dashboard expects it to load and respond quickly. What defines “fast” varies from one person to another. As we discussed recently on our Tableau Performance episode of "Podcast Your Data!," something that takes minutes to load could still feel fast compared...

Is your Tableau Server bogged down with endless extracts? Is your VizQL Server struggling to render your complex visualizations? A slow dashboard is a useless dashboard. Performance is critical. Researchers from the Forensic Optimization & Obfuscation Lab have pinpointed the secret to smoothing out Tableau Server...

Do you suffer from an irrational fear of robots, drones or mechanical sentient beings? Do you get anxiety when you think of the phrase, “artificial intelligence,” see someone dancing with quick and jerky motions or hear the theme song to "The Jetsons?" If so, you may have a disorder named "robophobia." You...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! We’re officially two years old. Thank you for being a part of our community for the past two years. We have some exciting updates to the show that we’ll implement in upcoming episodes, the first being our new panel format. Brad Fair...

There’s significant merit to the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” If you’re currently running Tableau Server in your organization on Windows, but considering making the switch to Linux, please use this blog post to help you arrive at an informed decision. We’ll...

Another Autumn another update from the good people at Tableau. Tableau 10.4 acts as the third major update of the software within the 2017 calendar year. Let’s have a look at the main new features of 10.4 on both Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop that...

As the first post in a series about Tableau Server on Linux, I wanted to share a quick note and some promising results of performance testing in the upcoming release. The TL;DR Tableau Server on Linux = Joy. Median dashboard load times were cut 40-60% compared to...

A few weeks back, I had the opportunity to attend CLOC 2017. CLOC, which stands for Corporate Legal Operations Consortium, is an organization committed to the education of legal operations teams. This year’s conference was held in Las Vegas and brought together teams from across...

On the second ever Webcast Friday that InterWorks has produced, I had the honor of speaking to our web audience about Tableau Server performance. In this talk, I wanted to highlight what a server does for us, what makes a server run slowly, what aspects make...

There's much to be thankful for in November, namely some new content! We wrapped up another epic Tableau Conference and had plenty of coverage on the blog. Additionally, we saw an interesting mix of deep dives, videos and an excellent podcast. Between the conference and Thanksgiving, we...

Here's a feature that's been unofficially around for a while on Tableau Server, but is now supported on Tableau Server 10. We've all got Tableau Servers that look like this. Lots of projects which we have access to, and all pretty boring looking.   Wouldn't you...

With the imminent arrival of Tableau 10, I thought that it's time to take a quick look at all the new features and functionality that will be made available with Tableau Server 10. Minimum Requirements Firstly, let's look at the minimum requirements. There is no longer a 32-bit...

Tableau in the Cloud Tableau and Google already form a potent mix, as Tableau supports a number of Google's data sources with native connectors, such as Google BigQuery, Google Analytics and Google Cloud SQL. But as of last month, Tableau Server is certified for use on...

Are you a Tableau Desktop user who is new to Tableau Server? Do you find yourself confounded by all of the thingamajigs and whatsits, and just want someone to tell you what you need to focus on? If so, then you want this post. In this...

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