Tableau and R connectivity using Rserve
Rserve is a server that allows applications to access R functionality. It allows you to use a series of functions to pass R expressions to an Rserve server and obtain a result.
If you upload a workbook that contains R functionality to the Tableau server, then the Tableau server must have a connection to an Rserve server. See R Connection, in the Tableau Desktop help, for details.
R is not supported for Tableau Reader or Tableau Online.
In this section, we will install, run, and configure Rserve.
To install and run Rserve, follow these steps:
- Open RStudio and go to the Install Packages tab on the interface.
- In the Packages textbox, type
Rserveand click OK.
- Rserve will install, and you will see ...