LOD calculations

As part of  Tableau Questions and Answers series, I am asking questions related to Tableau and data warehousing concepts. I will encourage my students and other readers to explore the answers and reply with comments. ——————————————————————————– Tableau Question 7. What is LOD (Level of detail) calculation? Leave your answers in the comment section below.    

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Regular calculation vs Table calculation in Tableau ?

As part of  Tableau Questions and Answers series, I am asking questions related to Tableau and data warehousing concepts. I will encourage my students and other readers to explore the answers and reply with comments. ——————————————————————————– Tableau Question 6. What is the difference between a Regular calculation and a Table calculation in Tableau?     Leave your answers in the […]

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How Tableau connects to data

Tableau can connect to a variety of datasources in different ways. Tableau provides native connections to multiple datasources. Tableau can connect to the following datasources 1. Tableau can connect to datasources directly by creating a connection. 2. Tableau can connect to datasources as Live or Extract 3. Extract is a data snapshot,  it creates a TDE(Tableau Data Extract) file. […]

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