Data Ingestion

Data is the essential building block for data visualization. It is no different in Tableau. To create visualizations in Tableau, data is required. Data can be as small as one column or field and one row or hundreds of fields and many millions of rows.

One of Tableau’s greatest strengths is its ability to work with robust and diverse sets of data. Before using Tableau, you need to determine what will work with your use case of applying data to Tableau Desktop.

In this chapter, you will learn about some of the core concepts required for the Tableau Desktop certification. Connecting to and preparing data comprises 25% of the exam. It is also an essential building block for what will be covered in the following chapters.

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