All About Data - Data Densification, Cubes, and Big Data

Many questions that Tableau newbies have are neither related to Data Preparation, joins, unions, Data Blending, or data structures, and those are questions as follows:

  • I just created a table calculation and observe that the view displays numbers that don't exist in the underlying data. Why?
  • We use SAP BW in my organization. What should I know about how Tableau works with cubes?
  • Can you tell me how Tableau works with big data?

This chapter will continue the data discussion from the previous chapters by addressing the topics these three preceding questions target, respectively:

  • Data densification
  • Working with cubes
  • Tableau and big data

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