Technical Specifications - Tableau Desktop

By: Tableau Software  06-Dec-2011

Tableau Desktop Professional

Opens data from:

  • Firebird 2.0 or later
  • Hyperion Essbase 7x and System 9 or later
  • IBM DB2 8.0 or later (running on pSeries or xSeries)
  • Microsoft Access 2000 or later
  • Microsoft Analysis Services 2000, 2005, or 2008
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 or later
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005, or 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket
  • OData
  • MySQL 3.23 or later
  • Netezza release 3 or later (requires Netezza ODBC driver version 3.1.4 or later)
  • Oracle 9i or later
  • PostgreSQL 7.0 or later
  • Teradata 6 or later
  • Text files, comma delimited format
  • Vertica 2.2.0 or later
  • Greenplum 3.3 and later
  • Microsoft PowerPivot files (whether or not published in Sharepoint 2010)
  • ParAccel Analytic Database (PADB) version 2 and later
  • Sybase IQ 12 and later
  • Aster Data nCluster
  • Progress OpenEdge 10.2B patch 4
  • Also, many databases that are ODBC Version 3.0 compliant

File Sharing:

  • Connects to Tableau Server for web-based analytics
  • Creates package files for Tableau Reader

System Requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008, Server 2003
  • 55 megabytes minimum free disk space
  • 32-bit or 64-bit versions of Windows**
  • 32-bit color depth recommended

Virtual Environments:

Parallels, VMWare, Microsoft Virtual PC, and Citrix environments.*

Internationalization:

All of Tableau’s products are Unicode enabled and compatible with data stored in any language. The user interface and supporting documentation are in English, French and German.

Price: $1,999 per user

*All of Tableau’s products operate in virtualized environments when they are configured with the proper underlying Windows operating system and minimum hardware requirements.

Tableau Desktop Personal

Opens data from:

Excel, Access, text files, OData, Windows Azure Marketplace Datamarket and Tableau Data Extracts.

File Sharing:

  • Creates package files for Tableau Reader

System Requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008, Server 2003
  • 55 megabytes minimum free disk space
  • 32-bit or 64-bit versions of Windows**
  • 32-bit color depth recommended
  • Note: Internet Explorer 6 is not supported.

Virtual Environments:

Parallels, VMWare, Microsoft Virtual PC, and Citrix environments.*

Internationalization:

All of Tableau’s products are Unicode enabled and compatible with data stored in any language. The user interface and supporting documentation are in English, French and German.

Price: $999 per user

*All of Tableau’s products operate in virtualized environments when they are configured with the proper underlying Windows operating system and minimum hardware requirements.

**Tableau Desktop has been tested and is supported on 64-bit Windows versions. Tableau is a 32-bit application and does require 32-bit versions of the database drivers, even when running on 64-bit versions of Windows.

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011


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