Progress DataDirect’s PostgreSQL ODBC and JDBC Drivers offer a high-performing, secure, and reliable connectivity solution, for applications to access PostgreSQLdata. If you want to use our PostgreSQLDrivers with the Tableau Desktop application, Progress DataDirect has you covered. This tutorial will teach you how to configure the DataDirect PostgreSQLdrivers within Tableau Desktop to create reports. These steps can also configure any ODBC and JDBC 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” or “OK,” and then click on “Test Connect.”
This screen will allow you to select data and create tables or charts, such as the sample below:
This tutorial assumes that you have JDBC drivers installed. If you have not it installed yet, please follow these instructions:
The Progress DataDirect PostgreSQL JDBC driver does not come with a Configuration Manager. This tutorial assumes that you have a JDBC connection URL built, to proceed to the further steps, i.e., connecting to Tableau Desktop.
Tableau will then connect to the PostgreSQL database, and the Configuration Screen will appear.