Summary


This article describes the Tableau Web Data Connector (WDC) option. The WDC enables a Tableau workbook to consume an InfoBurst Database Query or XML Data Cache (XDC).


Licensing


Tableau features require an add-on Tableau license. Contact InfoSol for licensing details.


Web Data Connector


To connect Tableau Desktop to InfoBurst:

  • Select Connect > To a Server > Web Data Connector
  • Enter the InfoBurst WDC URL then Enter: http://[IB_SERVER]:8551/system/wdc/
  • Enter an InfoBurst username and password


Select a Data Source


Database Queries

  • Select Database Queries
  • Select a Database Connection
  • Select a Database Query
  • Enter parameter value(s) (if applicable)


XDC Cache & Cache Queries

  • Select XDC Cache & Cache Queries
  • Select a XDC Connection
  • Select a Cache or Cache Query
  • Enter parameter value(s) (if applicable)


Tutorial

WDC Tutorials at getdVeloping


See Also

Tableau Data Extract (TDE) from Web Intelligence

Bursting a Tableau Workbook