Tableau’s data visualization platform now supports Linux, promises faster operations – Business Intelligence Info

TableauannouncedtodaythatitsnewHyperdataengineisgenerallyavailabletocustomers,providingamassivespeedboostforexistingprocessesthroughitsbusinessintelligenceandanalysissoftware。

ThecompanyalsoannouncedthegeneralavailabilityofitsLinuxserverproduct,whichisbuiltontopofHyper。

ThiswillallowpeopletorunTableau’ssystemontopofthepopularopensourceoperatingsystem—inadditiontoWindows—andfulfillsalongstandingrequestfromusers。

ThesetwoupdatesarepartofTableau’sversion10。

5releaseofitssoftwareandcomeasthecompanyfacestoughcompetitioninthebusinessintelligenceandanalysisspace。

Tableauhastocontendwithnewcloudservicespoppingupfromjarplayersinthetechmarket—likeMicrosoftandAmazon。

HypercouldprovideamajorboosttoexistingTableaucustomerssinceitworkswithandspeedsuptheexistingprocessestheyhaveinplace。

Customerswon’thavetorewritequeriesinordertotakeadvantageoftheperformanceboost—thesoftwareissupposedtojustmaketheirexistingworkfaster。

TheHyperenginealsoenablesanewVizinTooltipfeature,whichletspeopleseevisualbreakdownsofdatajustbymousingoverpartsofadashboard。

ThatallowsuserstobetterunderstandthemakeupofentriesonaTableaudashboardwithouthavingtowritecodetodoso。

Forexample,userscannowmouseoverchartsandseeautomaticallygeneratedbreakdownsofthenumericaldatabehindeachfieldinnearrealtime,withouthavingtowriteaqueryortakeupadditionaldashboardspaceshowingthatinformation。