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Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x by Tristan Guillevin

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Common servers (MS SQL Server, Oracle, Redshift, MySQL)

The process to connect to a server is very similar from one data provider to another.

  1. Driver installation (Optional): If the driver of the server is not pre-installed, you have to click on Download and install the drivers at the bottom of the connection page. You will be redirected to Tableau's website where you can find it and download it. The link is highlighted in the following screenshot:
  1. Connection information: Fill in the server address, the login, and the password, and click on Sign In to connect. Here's an example of an MS SQL connection:
  1. Select the database and tables

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