Licensing Considerations and Types of Data Models

Tableau licensing has an impact on how a person can create and maintain data models. First, Tableau has role-based pricing for individual users of the platform. Second, Tableau has different tiers for how organizations license Tableau, which impacts data modeling capabilities.

Tableau data models are used by analysts and developers to create Tableau workbooks. Workbooks are a series of sheets, dashboards, and stories. Every workbook must be connected to a minimum of one data model. These data models can be embedded in the workbook, meaning they are only available in the workbook. Alternatively, they can be published separately and made available in many workbooks; these are called published ...

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