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Tableau Server is an enterprise-class business analytics platform that can scale up to hundreds of thousands of users. It allows distributed mobile and browser-based users to interact with Tableau workbooks published to the server from Tableau Desktop. Tableau Server comprises 4 main components: -Application Server - VizQL Server -Data Server -Backgrounder Tableau Server supports both web browser and Tableau Desktop clients.https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/Dr/DC/B9UT7Z2T8LTT.PNGLaddy's Tableau Server ReviewWe use it to deploy dashboards that help our decision makers across all companies. It helps our sales associates direct their attention to customers for changes in business activity. It helps our MFG department plan and visually see future demands. We use it to analyze our forecasting and on time delivery.,It always available and allows us to make it easy for users outside of the building get their BI info. It's easy to manage and takes very little daily or monthly maintenance. The subscription service really helps users stay on top of things with their alerts.,Doesn't send out PDF versions of the dashboards. Tabcmd is old and needs to be updated to a visual client. It is sometimes slow opening dashboards and the new data methodology hasn't proven the improvement as promised.,8,IBM Cognos and QlikView,9,6,Epicor ERP, Microsoft Office 2016, ADP Workforce NowTableau Server Review from a daily user.We use Tableau for eight lines of business. It gives each department a glance at their activity and compares it to previous quarters. We also provide an agency-wide section that is used for annual stats. It gives each department a way to get data on their own and knowing that the data is coming from one source, and most importantly that the numbers will be consistent.,Quickly get a feeling on how a line of business is performing by looking at a page. Out of the box easy to use, setup and produce visual data. Numerous ways to visually show the same data.,Tabular reports could be expanded. Ability to quickly produce drill-down reports for quick numbers vs. visual displays. The ability for any staff to have access to only view reports at no additional cost.,8,Microsoft SQL Server,10,6,Visual Studio IDE, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Office 365A very cool tool for Data VisualizationWe implemented Tableau in the company several years ago and the main the decision was because at that moment we do not have a COTS data visualization product in place. Previously we only relied on Microsoft Excel and an in-house tool for data visualization and BI. It was not interactive, hard to maintain and not user-friendly. There were many challenges like too much time for preparing the data and report, and many formulas and processes before producing a visualization that were creating a pain point. There was a necessity to create one governed reporting platform and centralized BI for all departments. So, it was a turning point to select Tableau for complimenting the company's purpose and goal.,Ease of use Automatic data visualization Lower cost of ownership Interactive visual exploration Multiple data sources,A license model need to be enhanced to capture small and medium business requirements Capability for data discovery Supporting the cloud functionality,8,SAP Business Objects Data Quality Management and Microsoft Access,9,7,Microsoft Access, SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform, PentahoTableau server is a good choice for a healthcare system willing to strengthen analyticsWe are a healthcare system that consists of hospitals, clinics, affiliated providers, and an insurance company. We developed a dashboard and reporting environment to support business intelligence for the two major areas: business and clinical. Business reports are for leadership, management, and finance. Clinical reports are for physicians, clinical champions, clinical departments, medical directors, and clinical researchers. We wanted to automate the data extraction and report development processes with the best productivity since they have been developed with different technologies and toolkits which caused inefficiency in maintaining analyst and computer resources.,Since we're a healthcare organization, we're sensitive to security and privacy of information. Tableau provides delicate control of contents in terms of visibility in dashboards and helped us effectively prevent potential information breach issues. It was easy to integrate Tableau server with our active directory to control delicate privilege of data access depending on clinical specialty and roles. Since we have a variety of data sources from different systems, electronic health records, claim system, patient administrative system, radiology imaging system, etc., harmonizing those sources and building and managing robust data connections in one environment is critical and Tableau is very good at that. Tableau provides great monitoring tools to manage bandwidth, performance, cleaning up unused data extract and report.,Tableau server's computational efficiency of managing metadata is good but it provides very minimum functions from the standpoint of server managers. As we add more data sources such as big data and external systems outside our organization, its importance becomes bigger. The new alert function on Tableau dashboard is promising, but it is only provided at a server level, not at a Desktop level. In addition, it only provides minimum alerting reconfigurability. I understand it is a new function as proof of concept and look forward to seeing it goes advances. Tableau server is good at monitoring usage of existing reports but provides little about monitoring data extracts and their data pipelining status. A new feature of integration with AWS is exciting but need to keep watching how it works well.,9,IBM Cognos and D3.js,9,9,IBM Cognos, D3.js, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform, Cerner HealtheIntentA BI tool that's unlike most others out thereIt was not sufficient for us to create a Tableau file that could be read by the free reader and sent to our customers. We wanted the ability to provide our visualizations online without the data ever leaving our control. The only way to do so was to set up a Tableau Server instance and then provide our model onto the server for access by our customers.,It provided a way for us to host our visualizations and avoid distributing out the data. We could manage external users on this system. We were able to create one model but then limit which users could see various "views" of the data based upon what product was purchased.,The licensing model was very expensive and required us to continually buy more seats all of the time. Long run, it's best for very small teams or when you get over the ~100 user mark, you can buy a server license which avoids the per-seat issue. Keep in mind that you still need to purchase the Tableau Desktop license for each of your data scientists/engineers who will be developing the visualizations ON TOP of these costs. We had to contract with a 3rd party to establish and manage an IIS server since that is the requirement for Tableau Server. It was unlike anything else that we were using. Tableau will tell you that the license grants you the ability to have three instances (dev, staging, prod), but in reality you likely won't use more than dev & prod, as the workflow was rather awkward for us.,7,Looker,7,6,Atlassian Confluence, JIRA Software, Front, Slack, WordPress, WooCommerce
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July 16, 2018

"Laddy's Tableau Server Review"

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • It always available and allows us to make it easy for users outside of the building get their BI info.
  • It's easy to manage and takes very little daily or monthly maintenance.
  • The subscription service really helps users stay on top of things with their alerts.
  • Doesn't send out PDF versions of the dashboards.
  • Tabcmd is old and needs to be updated to a visual client.
  • It is sometimes slow opening dashboards and the new data methodology hasn't proven the improvement as promised.
Read Bob Ladd's full review
July 13, 2018

"Tableau Server Review from a daily user."

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Quickly get a feeling on how a line of business is performing by looking at a page.
  • Out of the box easy to use, setup and produce visual data.
  • Numerous ways to visually show the same data.
  • Tabular reports could be expanded.
  • Ability to quickly produce drill-down reports for quick numbers vs. visual displays.
  • The ability for any staff to have access to only view reports at no additional cost.
Read Michael Downs's full review
January 25, 2018

Tableau Server Review: "A very cool tool for Data Visualization"

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Ease of use
  • Automatic data visualization
  • Lower cost of ownership
  • Interactive visual exploration
  • Multiple data sources
  • A license model need to be enhanced to capture small and medium business requirements
  • Capability for data discovery
  • Supporting the cloud functionality
Read Ilham AB's full review
July 13, 2018

Review: "Tableau server is a good choice for a healthcare system willing to strengthen analytics"

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Since we're a healthcare organization, we're sensitive to security and privacy of information. Tableau provides delicate control of contents in terms of visibility in dashboards and helped us effectively prevent potential information breach issues. It was easy to integrate Tableau server with our active directory to control delicate privilege of data access depending on clinical specialty and roles.
  • Since we have a variety of data sources from different systems, electronic health records, claim system, patient administrative system, radiology imaging system, etc., harmonizing those sources and building and managing robust data connections in one environment is critical and Tableau is very good at that.
  • Tableau provides great monitoring tools to manage bandwidth, performance, cleaning up unused data extract and report.
  • Tableau server's computational efficiency of managing metadata is good but it provides very minimum functions from the standpoint of server managers. As we add more data sources such as big data and external systems outside our organization, its importance becomes bigger.
  • The new alert function on Tableau dashboard is promising, but it is only provided at a server level, not at a Desktop level. In addition, it only provides minimum alerting reconfigurability. I understand it is a new function as proof of concept and look forward to seeing it goes advances.
  • Tableau server is good at monitoring usage of existing reports but provides little about monitoring data extracts and their data pipelining status.
  • A new feature of integration with AWS is exciting but need to keep watching how it works well.
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January 25, 2018

Tableau Server Review: "A BI tool that's unlike most others out there"

Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • It provided a way for us to host our visualizations and avoid distributing out the data.
  • We could manage external users on this system.
  • We were able to create one model but then limit which users could see various "views" of the data based upon what product was purchased.
  • The licensing model was very expensive and required us to continually buy more seats all of the time. Long run, it's best for very small teams or when you get over the ~100 user mark, you can buy a server license which avoids the per-seat issue. Keep in mind that you still need to purchase the Tableau Desktop license for each of your data scientists/engineers who will be developing the visualizations ON TOP of these costs.
  • We had to contract with a 3rd party to establish and manage an IIS server since that is the requirement for Tableau Server. It was unlike anything else that we were using.
  • Tableau will tell you that the license grants you the ability to have three instances (dev, staging, prod), but in reality you likely won't use more than dev & prod, as the workflow was rather awkward for us.
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January 16, 2018

Tableau Server Review: "Show your data with pride!"

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Tableau's visual presentation of data is unsurpassed
  • Tableau Server is easily integrated into various database and technologies such as Business Objects
  • Because the Tableau user community is so large, we are able to obtain answers to the majority of our questions through news feeds and online user groups and communities.
  • On the lowest level, many of Tableau's features and strengths are too complicated for the typical end-user
  • IT expertise is required to fully implement Tableau Server
  • Tableau Server is very weak in source-code versioning.
Read Ken Sparks's full review
November 14, 2017

User Review: "My Tableau Server "Spiell""

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • The ease of use - you don't have to spend countless of hours training users how to maneuver around the product. It is straightforward and self-explanatory.
  • Ease of administering - I never took any formal training for this tool but have become rather good in creating groups with pertinent access and the role level security and administration is phenomenal. You can fashion your security just the way you want it.
  • Updating and deploying the system is earth-shattering - it is very flexible and the cost is rather transparent.
  • While it is easy to deploy and administer, it is also a very powerful monitoring and management tool as well.
  • Alerting - is one area that tableau could improve on. I have submitted this as an enhancement feature, there is no way yet to state that when an account is reached a predetermined threshold, you can send an alert to a group to make decisions or act accordingly.
  • Some other functionality that you have to use add-on tools to accomplish.
Read Siggy Tetteh, CSSGB, MBA, MCP's full review
January 16, 2018

Tableau Server Review: "Easy visualisations with Tableau"

Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • User experience
  • Easy to build
  • Performance
  • Lacks in slice and dice capability
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April 21, 2017

Tableau Server Review: "Tabeau the BI-Giant"

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Scalability: one can easily add workers to the primary computer and thus increase performance of the enterprise tableau server.
  • Security: Tableau server allows user to define security on multiple levels (server, site, project and workbook).
  • Distribution: makes it easy to distribute tableau dashboards across the organization since it's web based.
  • Making any change to the tableau infrastructure needs a restart of tableau server.
  • Extract refresh once started cannot be canceled.
  • License management is not possible using tableau server.
Read Victor Chowdhury's full review
April 10, 2017

User Review: "Tableau Server will Serve you Well"

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Easy for non-technical users to learn how to access and manipulate reports
  • Workbook editing features provide a lot of customization potential without having to buy desktop -- as long as the defined data source does not change
  • Wide variety of role and content-based permissions settings
  • Great for distributed enterprise implementation and support -- lots of flexibility and use can be tailored lots of ways to meet the needs of different user groups
  • Love that all the user and content data is easily available for analysis.
  • More ways to organize content would improve. For instance, sub folders within the project folders would assist greatly.
  • Tags used to label and organize should be able to be assigned and managed at the project level. Having just one set for a big, distributed implementation like ours makes them useless.
  • Either updates need to be bundled more and released less frequently, or Tableau workbooks need to work in any version of Tableau Server and Desktop. A big challenge with our distributed approach is that some desktop users want to do every update, but IT can't be updating the server every month. It should not be a problem to have different versions on server and desktop, but neither product allows earlier versions to open files generated in new one
Read Heidi Hiemstra's full review
June 13, 2017

Tableau Server Review: "Tableau - A Program Ahead of its Peers"

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Aesthetic value of reports generated is a plus.
  • Intuitive system, not overly complex but not too simplistic either.
  • Reliable platform, haven't had many notable issues of crashes, security penetration, or misinformation.
  • Tutorials don't always help 100% - typically you have to go through their support team for special integrations. Once set up however, things run efficiently.
  • You need to have reliably fast internet, otherwise it can get overloaded and you can possibly lose data.
Read Chris Metropulos's full review
April 21, 2017

Tableau Server Review: "Tableau is Awesome"

Score 6 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Heat mapping
  • Accessability to data sets directly
  • Could use with programming shell; able to do mild SOAP API programming
  • Could use with programming shell; able to do mild RESTAPI programming
  • A bit expensive for initial engagement without a trusted referral
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June 29, 2017

Tableau Server Review: "My Tableau Assessment"

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Visualizations - everything from a heat map to pie chart and in between
  • Mass data - file size importing is important to work with, and big data sets have it all
  • Databases - SQL backend to make an application more robust
  • Cost - expensive
  • Too many features - more support
  • Space - really a lot of space on the computer
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December 27, 2016

User Review: "Our experience by using Tableau Server"

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Easy to use
  • Mobile device support
  • Good investment return
  • Lacks some functions in enterprise BI like robust scheduling reporting.
  • Cannot build data source when you use a browser to create a new report.
  • Monitoring capabilities are not comprehensive.
Read Elvin Cheng's full review
October 13, 2016

Tableau Server Review: "Data at a Glance"

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Connects to disparate data easily
  • Reduces the need for IT personnel to extract custom datasets
  • Compresses and visualizes large amounts of data for quick display
  • Helps keep dashboards organized
  • Allows for flexibility by making published dashboards accessible anywhere
  • Cost
  • Limited functionality of executing stored procedures and analytical cubes]
  • Would like to see a stronger partnership with AWS and Azure
Read Sergio Martinez's full review
December 02, 2016

User Review: "Tableau Server experience"

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Great visualization
  • Able to connect with many databases
  • Automatically update data
  • Be able to set up a security filter
  • Extracted data failed sometimes
Read Nhung Nguyen's full review
September 12, 2016

Tableau Server Review: "Tableau - a great reporting solution!"

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Graphs are easy to create!
  • Data connections are easy to use - and when your data is not formed well you can write custom queries.
  • Great user experience! Our users love the tool.
  • It is not easy to determine when using sets would be useful.
  • Complicated calculations are a little hard to troubleshoot.
  • Extracts! Killing an extract would be useful and currently no easy way to do this.
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March 02, 2016

Tableau Server Review: "Getting the most out of small data in healthcare"

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • For cases of "tell me something about X" for a data set I've never seen before such as data collected about blood transfusions, Tableau is fantastic at helping to make sense of the data and creating insights.
  • In cases where the data is really messy, even though Tableau does not do full ETL it speeds up the analysis and distribution of analytics process by an order of magnitude or more over Excel, which is a huge win for us.
  • Tableau's ability to aggregate at a variety of levels via table calculations is something that I haven't een done in other BI products (except via a ton of SQL), it makes a number of advanced computations easier for users to accomplish.
  • Tableau's model for filtering and sorting is based on the individual worksheet. Though extensions have been made over time for filtering at the dashboard level, the level of functionality for filtering and sorting at the dashboard level isn't where I'd want it to be.
  • Dashboard layout has definitely improved with version 8.0, and it's not quite the pixel perfect rendering that I want.
Read Jonathan Drummey's full review
March 01, 2016

Review: "Tableau Server - Enterprise Data Visualization Software"

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Tableau Server can be up and running within 30-60 minutes on a clean install since their installation wizard is extremely easy to use.
  • Tableau Server is easily administered by a small technical team of 1-3 people. The majority of administrative needs can be addressed through the web application directly. Others can be configured easily in configuration files or utilities.
  • High level business users LOVE the rich, interactive visualizations that are possible using Tableau. No experience is needed to interact with and draw meaningful conclusions from your data using the web application.
  • Analyst-level users can quickly learn to use Tableau Desktop in harmony with Tableau Server. With Tableau Desktop, users can create/modify reports and draw even deeper analysis.
  • The Tableau Community and Forums are extremely active. However, Tableau Support is also proactive in terms of troubleshooting issues. They are responsive, follow up, and work on a first name basis.
  • In Tableau Desktop / Tableau Server you can add micro-ETL processing, mapping, and other business rules directly in Tableau reports. This quickly becomes a danger to undermine existing back-end systems and their business logic. To avoid this, enforce concrete rules and structure for where business rules live.
  • The Tableau ecosystem is fantastic and flexible, but there is a learning curve. Creating meaningful reports is difficult and it takes time to learn.
  • Tableau Server introduced such a fast moving paradigm to reporting and visualization that it flipped our business users and technical team upside down. Suddenly we saw the millions of ways we could be slicing and dicing our data. Tableau Server opens up enormous windows for creativity and out of the box thinking. It's important to slow down and define a vision and long term goals for the reporting suite.
  • Tableau does not offer any solution for version control on its workbooks / dashboards / reports.
  • There is no clear way on how to QA/test Tableau reports given that it is primarily GUI-driven.
Read Andrew Porter's full review
March 01, 2016

Tableau Server Review: "Yes, Tableau can make you feel "Tab - Blue" At Times"

Score 6 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Allows you to quickly visualize your data.
  • Great for viewing data that has geospatial elements.
  • Easy to share with others via publishing to Tableau Server.
  • Not a one stop shop for summarizing large data sets (>1 million rows).
  • Does not work well with Teradata (in my experience). There was a host of connectivity issues that were logged by Tableau support as bugs/defects that were going to be addressed.
  • Performance is solely based on the amount of RAM your individual machine running the client app has (I would regularly see the Out of Memory error when trying to connect to Teradata).
  • Requires customization in order to force a refresh of the the webpage when publishing the dashboard on Tableau Server (data refreshes in the background but webpage does not update at the same time).
Read Mashhood Syed's full review
February 16, 2016

Tableau Server Review: "Tableau - A Report in multiple dimensions"

Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • You can "easily" add equations to the data that is displayed in your charts.
  • We are able to provide "real time" reporting in Tableau. As the data in our service process occurs, it updates the report.
  • We particularly like the mapping function. Again, we can easily provide data points in a map format in a multiple ways with dynamic icons.
  • Great support.
  • Drill down function: You can select a data field and drill down into the underlying data.
  • Well, the viewer does not provide "drill down" capability. One of the nice features is the ability to drill down into the data that is displayed on the chart. It is easy to send someone the viewer to review a report, but it lacks this functionality.
Read Craig Rosenblum's full review
May 25, 2016

Review: "Tableau Server - A new way to Visualize data"

Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Tableau server is incredibly fast to deploy and easy to manage different permission levels for different roles and individuals
  • Tableau server helps to share dashboards via cloud and it can be connected to live data sources so that the dashboard gets updated automatically when the data is refreshed. This was not possible with traditional dashboards.
  • Tableau server enables integration of dashboards with existing enterprise applications so that data can be used by various departments to analyze business issues.
  • Tableau server allows safe and secure connection to virtually any data source.
  • The pricing plans should be made more affordable for small and medium businesses and continuous emphasis should be on reducing high maintenance costs which range from 20-25%.
  • Tableau server is very user friendly and does not require much of technical expertise after the initial data preparation has been taken care of or if you are using basic data sources like a csv or an Excel file (which is highly unlikely to happen with an enterprise). So, there is still a need for someone with good technical skills to create the initial database and integrate it with Tableau server.
  • It has a limited set of capabilities when it comes to advanced statistical or predictive features. So, Tableau server is best used to describe and analyse the past events but fails to predict the future events.
  • Integration with other enterprise systems and applications is not possible and even customization is out of question.
  • There is no provision for efficient reporting by scheduling reports and notifying the users once a new report has been generated. Also, data security is enabled by providing database access to the users which itself poses a threat to data security.
Read Rajat Jain's full review
April 08, 2016

Review: "Tableau Server - A wonderful platform when conditions are met"

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Strength 1. Dashboards & visualization rendered in a browser looks almost the same as the original design in Tableau Desktop. As a developer, the last thing you want is to realize your published dashboard is a distorted reflection of your original design.
  • Strength 2. Permission control. Although a bit more complex than other products (note I say "complex" and not "complicated"), Tableau Server provides great object and role-based permission control. Highly customizable.
  • Strength 3. Workbooks decoupled from their sources for reuse (not mandatory but best practice). Although source/s can be monolithically embedded in a workbook for refreshing, they can be deployed as "stand-alone" sources (live or extracted) to be used and reused to feed into multiple workbooks.
  • Strength 4. User-credentials management. Admins have the option to manage users and user groups via ad-hoc internal functionality or leveraging an existing Active Directory infrastructure. For large organizations, the latter allows adding a security layer by moving credential-granting responsibilities away from Tableau Admin's scope to an organization-wide security department.
  • Data Governance. Adding functionality to make it easier to manage fields in a centralized manner, having a centralized data dictionary with synonyms, an impact analysis tool, etcetera, would be a big asset for large organizations (or smaller ones that do manual information lineage control).
  • Simpler permission interface. Some improvements done recently, but still missing some functionality to see the big picture instead of having to review calculated user permissions at object level (project, workbook), same for data sources and a combination of the three.
  • A graphic interface to see how extract schedules are designed to flow (using serial/parallel sequencing and priority values), as well as a report to show plan execution on a particular date or time-frame (highlighting where the extract failed).
Read Alec Guerenstein's full review
March 29, 2016

Tableau Server Review: "Visualise BIG data - Be Realistic Be A Tableauite!!"

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • I liked the feature that it is self managable so I could access tableau outside and inside of the VPN of the organization.
  • The workbooks that were generated can be shared online by its cloud online feature. It made it easy to share amongst the team.
  • It is easy to access after sharing of the workbook and works in a similar fashion as a web browser.
  • Data storage is easier and manageble.
  • Security is the main concern for me when it comes to sharing it online in the cloud.
  • More detailed documentation is a need. API documentation is missing.
  • There is an integration issue when it comes to social integration among the different zones of users.
Read Pooja Takavale's full review
March 16, 2016

Tableau Server Review: "Tableau - Solution for the BIG data Analytics !!"

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Displaying highly customizable graphs
  • Aggregating unstructured data and establishing relationship among them
  • Realtime analytics of data and updates on the fly
  • Adding social integration with tableau
  • More good API descriptions
  • Platform independent and backward compatibility
Read Sudhakar Kamanboina's full review

Feature Scorecard Summary

Pixel Perfect reports (24)
8.0
Customizable dashboards (30)
8.4
Report Formatting Templates (27)
8.1
Drill-down analysis (31)
7.6
Formatting capabilities (30)
7.9
Integration with R or other statistical packages (19)
8.0
Report sharing and collaboration (29)
7.8
Publish to Web (29)
8.8
Publish to PDF (28)
7.9
Report Versioning (22)
7.6
Report Delivery Scheduling (24)
8.1
Delivery to Remote Servers (7)
7.4
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.) (28)
8.2
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization (28)
8.7
Predictive Analytics (20)
7.8
Multi-User Support (named login) (28)
8.1
Role-Based Security Model (29)
8.1
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete) (29)
8.3
Single Sign-On (SSO) (9)
8.3
Responsive Design for Web Access (28)
8.0
Dedicated iOS Application (22)
7.7
Dedicated Android Application (16)
6.9
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile (22)
7.9
REST API (8)
8.2
Javascript API (8)
8.0
iFrames (8)
7.8
Java API (7)
7.5
Themeable User Interface (UI) (8)
7.2
Customizable Platform (Open Source) (7)
7.0

About Tableau Server

Tableau Server is an enterprise-class business analytics platform that can scale up to hundreds of thousands of users. It allows distributed mobile and browser-based users to interact with Tableau workbooks published to the server from Tableau Desktop.

Tableau Server comprises 4 main components: -Application Server - VizQL Server -Data Server -Backgrounder

Tableau Server supports both web browser and Tableau Desktop clients.

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Pricing

Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
Entry-level set up fee?No

Tableau Server Technical Details

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Mobile Application:No