Tableau releases version 9.0 of Tableau Online

Tableau, a provider of cloud based analytics, has updated tableau Online to version 9.0 that brings faster performance, additional live database connection support and single sign-on support.

Tableau 9.0 helps users achieve more with their data in the cloud, the company claims.

The solution offers faster, more scalable, resilient, and extensible platform with capabilities like parallel queries, query fusion, vectorization, and smarter query caches that will make Tableau Online ten times faster.

Additionally, people can connect directly to databases like MySQL, Postgres and SQL Server on cloud hosted platforms including Amazon RDS and Windows Azure with more data connections.

Tableau Online already offers existing support for Amazon Redshift and Google BigQuery, Google Analytics, and


Tableau Online will offer a new way for people to keep on-premises data fresh in the cloud called Tableau Online Sync.

According to Tableau, this update will help organizations transition their data to the cloud making it easier to keep cloud analytics up to date.

In addition, Tableau Online 9.0 has security with a single sign-on support via SAML2.0, allowing embedding and Active Directory synchronization through corporate identity providers

The update also allows more ways to see data in everyday tools with support for embedding of Tableau dashboards in Salesforce via Canvas.

“Tableau Online 9.0 not only is faster than ever, but it makes it easier for customers to keep their dashboards in the cloud up-to-date, and supports even simpler embedding in popular cloud platforms like Salesforce,” said Dan Jewett, Vice President, Product Management at Tableau.

Chainalytics and Jetsuite are currently using Tableau Online.

In March, LOVOO, a social network based on location based services, deployed Tableau to analyze the quality of the data.

In January, Kreditech Group selected Tableau Software for visual analytics to generate reports for management on marketing and business data.

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