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Advancing in Tableau

Connecting to Different Data Sources

If you are working across multiple datasets, cross-referencing and merging your data can be a challenge. In this course, you’ll learn about Tableau connectors and their value in bringing together different sources.

Advanced        9 Lessons        90 Minutes        CPD Credits
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About This Course

Tableau connectors can make your life as an analyst much easier if you know how to use them properly. In this course, you’ll discover the benefits of using these connectors.

Across 9 lessons, you’ll learn how to work with live and extract datasets, how to connect SQL databases, and how to blend tables across data sources, amplifying the capabilities of your analysis.

By the end of this course, you’ll understand why this functionality can be helpful and also how to publish data sources to Tableau Server and Tableau Online.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between live and extract connections
  • Connect to SQL databases
  • Blend data across multiple data sources


1. Why Use Tableau Connectors?
2. Live and Extract Connections
3. Editing Data Source's Metadata
4. Connecting to SQL Databases
5. Primary and Foreign Keys
6. Editing Monthly Fields

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7. Saving Connected Workbooks
8. Blending Tables Across Data Sources
9. Saving and Publishing Data Sources
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