Tableau's latest release adds governance, security and scalability features

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Version 2021.3 of Salesforce Tableau volition beryllium disposable aboriginal this month, with the recently announced features pursuing implicit the adjacent respective months.

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Tableau has announced the merchandise of its latest version, 2021.3, which adds caller features that Tableau merchandise selling VP Loreal Lynch describes arsenic having been reimagined for the modern enterprise, "including caller endeavor subscription plans and caller endeavor capabilities from governance and information to level scalability."

Citing information from McKinsey, Tableau said that 92% of companies are failing to standard their analytics projects. Mulesoft and Coleman Parkes Research recovered that 87% of IT and concern leaders interest that information and governance dilatory innovation, Tableau noted. The caller features successful Tableau 2021.3 are successful galore ways designed to code that.

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The archetypal acceptable of caller features falls into the information absorption and governance class and should marque beingness easier for those dealing with some medication and mentation of data. Tableau Catalog, which discovers and indexes contented and data, present allows users to spot inherited descriptions wrong of web authoring flows, and information prime warnings that nexus to impacted dashboards are present disposable arsenic subscription-based email notifications. 

Megan Oertel, manager of merchandise analytics astatine Sysco LABS, said that her squad has been precise focused connected cataloging definitions and logic astatine the earthy information level, and describes the caller Tableau Catalog features arsenic a ocular mentation of her work. "Being capable to picture columns successful Tableau and incorporating information warnings astatine the visualization level of our level volition beryllium a bully boost successful our efforts to guarantee that our users spot and recognize the information we are surfacing for them," Oertel said. 

New information features being added successful 2021.3 volition "increase flexibility and segmentation by allowing Tableau administrators to centrally configure which users and groups person entree to which slices of data," Lynch said. Centralized row-level information gives administrators the quality to specify and negociate information down to the idiosyncratic enactment of a table, and volition stock those roles crossed Tableau flows, information sources, and workbooks that beryllium connected the primitively restricted data. Virtual connections that volition fto Tableau users make and stock information to antithetic tables done a governed database transportation are besides being added.

Scaling, arsenic mentioned above, is simply a cardinal constituent of the changes Salesforce is introducing successful Tableau 2021.3, and 3 caller scaling features are being added to Tableau 2021.3 successful the coming months. 

Technology-agnostic and level autarkic endeavor notation architecture, scheduled for merchandise aboriginal this twelvemonth volition assistance Tableau users physique their systems with an oculus toward availability, scalability and security. Resource absorption features are becoming much robust successful the coming months arsenic well, with the quality to amended occupation queue show by limiting inheritance assets usage coming aboriginal adjacent year. 

In addition, caller as-yet unnamed assets absorption capabilities for Tableau Server Management volition beryllium coming adjacent twelvemonth arsenic well. Dynamic scaling wrong a containerized mentation of Tableau Server is besides scheduled to beryllium released successful the aforesaid timeframe. 

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Lastly, Lynch said that Tableau plans to simplify its endeavor subscription plans by bundling respective antithetic services. Creator, Explorer and Viewer licenses for Tableau Online with Data Management are being bundled, arsenic are Data Management positive Server Management for Tableau Server. 

Tableau 2021.3 is scheduled for merchandise aboriginal successful September, and volition motorboat with the caller subscription plans, information prep features, and catalog improvements.

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