Topic: tableau

Salesforce to acquire data visualization company Tableau for $15.7 billion

Salesforce is acquiring data analytics and visualization platform Tableau for a whopping $15.7 billion in an all-stock transaction. The acquisition follows Google’s purchase of the analytics startup Looker for $2.6 billion last week and shows that the industry is willing to pay huge sums for effective data analytics.   “2019 is close to becoming a … continue reading

SD Times news digest: GitLab 11.4 released, Healthcare.gov breached, and Tableau’s roadmap

GitLab has announced the release of GitLab 11.4. According to the company, this update includes new features that will enable teams to more efficiently work together. The latest release will offer more efficient code reviews with new features such as Merge Request Reviews and a file tree for diffs. GitLab is also introducing Feature Flags, … continue reading

Tableau 2018.2 is now available with new extensions API

Analytics provider Tableau Software has announced the general availability of Tableau 2018.2. This release adds a new Extensions API, which enables customers to drag and drop third party functionality into dashboards. Users will also be able to create their own extensions. For example, IT could create a custom writeback extension that would allow analysts to … continue reading

Tableau Software announces data engine Hyper for Tableau 10.5

Visual analytics platform provider Tableau Software are promising 5x faster querying and 3X faster extraction over previous iterations with the introduction of new data engine technology, Hyper, in version 10.5 of Tableau. Hyper is designed to provide fast data ingest and analytical query processing on large or complex data sets. According to Tableau, the new … continue reading

Tableau acquires ClearGraph, NodeSource integrates with AppDynamics, and Absolute 7 Platform — SD Times news digest: August 9, 2017

Tableau plans on adding natural language into its platform with its latest acquisition of the natural language query startup, ClearGraph. “Natural language queries will make it easier for more people to interact with Tableau, whether you’re an executive who needs an answer quickly, or on a mobile phone and want an answer from your data … continue reading

Amazon Go in beta, Tableau releases data education report, and Uber debuts Uber AI Labs and new acquisition—SD Times news digest: Dec. 5, 2016

Amazon has introduced a beta of Amazon Go, a 1,800 square-foot location in Seattle that uses deep learning and sensors to keep track of what people are buying. The goal of Amazon Go is to create “a new kind of store with no checkout required,” according to the company. Shopping at the Amazon Go store … continue reading

Tableau shifts focus to developers, introduces new APIs and developer portal

Tableau wants to help developers find new ways to understand data. On the heels of its latest release of Tableau 10, the data visualization company has made new APIs available that allow developers to connect and integrate Tableau into their applications. While the company is traditionally centered on business users, Tableau recently decided to ramp … continue reading

Tableau 10 will bring with it redone analytics visualizations

Tableau is gearing up for version 10. The general availability of version 10 of its analytics platform will come sometime in the next few weeks, and today the company detailed the expected improvements and changes to it. For those generating reports with charts and graphs, Tableau has redone a lot of the basic visualization foundations. … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Pop! goes the bubble

Even before the wave of bad Valley news last night, January made things in the San Francisco Bay Area tense. We’ve been on edge for months here in anticipation of the Super Bowl. Now that those immense proceedings are over, the Bay Area seems to be exhaling a large sigh of relief. Thing is, maybe … continue reading

With Hadoop already supported, Tableau talks streaming

When Apache Hadoop burst onto the scene, it changed the game not only for batch processing and data storage, but also for analytics. Tableau was one of the first visual analytics companies to support Hadoop, and now it’s feeling a similar tug from Apache Spark and the streaming revolution. Dustin Smith, product marketing manager at … continue reading

Big Data, bigger competition

With the help of Big Data and business intelligence, companies are finding ways to improve their bottom line … continue reading

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