Progress DataDirect’s ODBC Driver for Google BigQuery offers a high-performing, secure and reliable connectivity solution for ODBC applications to access Google BigQuery data. Our ODBC driver can be easily used with SQL across all platforms - Unix / Linux, AIX, Solaris, Windows, and HP-UX. Enjoy real-time analytics, reporting, and business intelligence (BI) capabilities with your favorite tools such as Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, Excel, Cognos, Informatica, SAS, Board, MicroStrategy, SSIS, Oracle OBIEE, and more. In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure the DataDirect Google BigQuery ODBC driver within Tableau Desktop to create reports. These steps can also be used to configure any ODBC connection with Tableau.
This tutorial assumes that you have ODBC drivers installed and a data source configured. If you have not yet done these steps, please follow these instructions:
You can use Tableau's schema and table drop-down list to browse and select your data.
This screen will allow you to select data and create tables or charts, such as the sample below: