Progress DataDirect’s Oracle ODBC Driver offers a high-performing, secure and reliable connectivity solution, for ODBC applications to access Oracle data. If you want to use our ODBC Oracle Driver with the Tableau Desktop application, Progress DataDirect has you covered. In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure the DataDirect Oracle 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:
Enter your credentials, click on “Apply” and then click on “Test Connect.”
For example, you can execute a statement such as "Select * from schema_name.table_name" and then click on the "Sheet 1" option at the bottom of the Tableau screen. This screen will allow you to select data and create tables or charts, such as the sample below: