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Tableau 2020.4 Simplifies Enterprise-Wide Data Preparation

Tableau | December 16, 2020

Tableau Software, the main examination stage, today reported the overall accessibility of Tableau 2020.4, which simplifies undertaking wide information preparation and analysis by bringing the full set-up of Tableau Prep capacities to the browser on Tableau Server and Tableau Online. This new expansion brings down arrangement costs across the association, while rearranging the information prep measure by empowering experts to construct and alter their information streams without leaving their internet browser. Different capacities presented in Tableau 2020.4 incorporate the capacity to add limitless spatial layers to maps, a Resource Monitoring Tool (RMT) presently accessible on Linux, and extra local information connectors.

"Tableau Prep has taken the tedious task of data preparation and made it accessible to anyone by making it easy, visual, and direct," said Francois Ajenstat, chief product officer at Tableau. "Now anyone can access, build, and edit their data flows directly in the browser from anywhere, putting full data preparation capabilities in the hands of anyone in the organization. "

Data Preparation from Anywhere

Tableau Prep Builder is intended to assist clients with consolidating, shape, and clean their information preceding investigating it, utilizing a similar intuitive straightforwardness natural to all Tableau clients. New in 2020.4, this cycle should now be possible totally inside an internet browser, rearranging the experience for associations while permitting IT heads to midway oversee organization and adaptation control without physically refreshing individual machines. Presently, examiners can interface with an information source, clean and set up their information, assemble dashboards to dissect their information, and even offer it - with no work area required.

"Tableau Prep in the Browser is putting the data prep process in the hands of the people who know the data best, in any browser they can access," said Carl Allchin of The Information Lab. "This is really going to empower teams to prepare their own data whenever necessary, and unlock all the value that data has to offer."

Resource Monitoring on Linux

Tableau Server on Linux has been a significant answer for clients who send Linux in their IT surroundings and don't have any desire to keep a Windows occurrence to have their Tableau organization. With the option of the Resource Monitoring Tool on Linux in 2020.4, clients with the Server Management Add-on can proactively screen and investigate the soundness of their organizations, with profound perceivability into both equipment and programming execution. Beforehand just accessible on Windows-based organizations, the RMT on Linux can assist clients with distinguishing issues causing moderate burden times, separate disappointments, and other basic issues that can affect the experience for end clients.

Other features added in Tableau 2020.4 include:
  • Enhanced spatial capabilities. Customers analyzing geospatial data are now able to add unlimited marks layers from a single data source to their map visualizations, combining multiple spatial layers and context for a deeper understanding and analysis. In addition, Tableau can now connect directly to spatial data tables in Amazon Redshift, prepare spatial data in Tableau Prep, and create maps while offline with Tableau Server.
  • Predictive modeling improvements, including the addition of regularized linear regression and Gaussian process regression to the list of predictive models. Customers can easily change which model to use in the calculation field, and get immediate visual feedback on how that model impacts predictions.
  • New and improved connectors, including an update to the Salesforce Connector API that allows direct connections to the latest Salesforce objects, including Work.com. Other new connectors include Datorama and the brand new COVID-19 web data connector to make it easy to access the most up-to-date COVID testing data.

About Tableau

Tableau helps people see and understand data. Tableau's self-service analytics platform empowers people of any skill level to work with data. From individuals and non-profits to government agencies and the Fortune 500, tens of thousands of customers around the world use Tableau to get rapid insights and make impactful, data-driven decisions.

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