What can DataDirect do for Tableau?

Progress DataDirect delivers seamless connectivity so you can spend less time getting data and more time analyzing it.


Build and certify your own Tableau connector

Leave no data behind. Progress DataDirect OpenAccess SDK enables developers to rapidly develop and certify Tableau connectors from any data source. Comes complete with a TDC customization file.

Certified Connectors for BI Tools

Progress® DataDirect® offers powerful BI connectors that have been certified against industry standards - ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET, OLE-DB and OData. Learn more.

Full suite of Tableau database drivers

Fast and Light. Progress DataDirect ODBC drivers connect to a wide range of data sources and versions directly over the wire for high performance in a self-service package.

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Visualize Big Data and NoSQL

Get data in all shapes and sizes. Progress DataDirect instantly connects Big Data systems and prepares NoSQL databases for self service connectivity over ODBC.

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Get Hybrid Data Connectivity over OData

Simplify connectivity with OData. DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline produces OData securely from any data source in the cloud, or behind a firewall with nothing to install on Tableau Desktop or Server.

Customer Success Stories


Automated labor-intensive manual procedures involving numerous personnel and provided direct, high-performance connectivity to SQL Server from a UNIX-based Oracle database, based on Progress® DataDirect for Oracle.

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Using the Progress DataDirect OpenAccess SDK, VoltDB reduced its time to market by 50% versus using other solutions, developing a prototype in one month and releasing its new driver in just three months.

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Global leader in enterprise software for the construction industry needs to share Progress OpenEdge application data with third party BI tools. COINS leveraged OpenAccess to build a semantic layer on top of.

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United Kingdom’s Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) needed to complete end-of-day batch processes but were exceeding. the overnight window allowed for it. Native ODBC drivers lacked the performance to process.

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Featured Data Connectivity

Over 10,000 global enterprises in 160+ countries use DataDirect, including 96 of the Fortune 100 and over 350 ISVs worldwide