Pro Tableau

A Step-by-Step Guide

Authors: Acharya, Seema, Chellappan, Subhashini

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  • Showcases the connectivity of tableau to different Big Data sources such as Hadoop and various NoSQL databases as well as to multi-dimensional data structures such as SSAS cube, PowerPivot etc
  • Our book will have in its scope the implementation of data mining algorithms such as association rule mining, clustering, etc. leveraging the integration of Tableau with R
  • Focuses on topics as required from a developer perspective and share industry best tips and techniques
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About this book

Leverage the power of visualization in business intelligence and data science to make quicker and better decisions. Use statistics and data mining to make compelling and interactive dashboards. This book will help those familiar with Tableau software chart their journey to being a visualization expert.

Pro Tableau demonstrates the power of visual analytics and teaches you how to:

  • Connect to various data sources such as spreadsheets, text files, relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), non-relational databases (NoSQL such as MongoDB, Cassandra), R data files, etc.
  • Write your own custom SQL, etc.
  • Perform statistical analysis in Tableau using R
  • Use a multitude of charts (pie, bar, stacked bar, line, scatter plots, dual axis, histograms, heat maps, tree maps, highlight tables, box and whisker, etc.)

What you’ll learn

  • Connect to various data sources such as relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL), non-relational databases (NoSQL such as MongoDB, Cassandra), write your own custom SQL, join and blend data sources, etc.
  • Leverage table calculations (moving average, year over year growth, LOD (Level of Detail), etc.
  • Integrate Tableau with R
  • Tell a compelling story with data by creating highly interactive dashboards

Who this book is for

All levels of IT professionals, from executives responsible for determining IT strategies to systems administrators, to data analysts, to decision makers responsible for driving strategic initiatives, etc. The book will help those familiar with Tableau software chart their journey to a visualization expert. 

About the authors

Seema Acharya is a Lead Principal with the Education, Training and Assessment department of Infosys Limited. She is an educator by choice and vocation, and has rich experience in both academia and the software industry. She is also the author of the books, “Fundamentals of Business Analytics”, ISBN: 978-81-265-3203-2, publisher – Wiley India and “Big Data and Analytics”, ISBN: 9788126554782, publisher – Wiley India. She has co-authored a paper on “Collaborative Engineering Competency Development” for ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education). She holds the patent on “Method and system for automatically generating questions for a programming language”. Her areas of interest and expertise are centered on Business Intelligence, Big Data and Analytics technologies such as Data Warehousing, Data Mining, Data Analytics, Text Mining and Data Visualisation.
Subhashini Chellappan is a Software Engineering Team Lead with the talent division of Accenture. She has rich experience in both academia and the software industry.She has published couple of papers in various Journals and Conferences.Her areas of interest and expertise are centered on Business Intelligence, Big Data and Analytics technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL Databases, Spark and Machine Learning.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introducing Visualization and Tableau

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    Pages 1-48

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  • Working with Single and Multiple Data Sources

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    Pages 49-120

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  • Simplifying and Sorting Your Data

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    Pages 121-236

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  • Measure Names and Measure Values

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    Pages 237-319

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  • Table Calculations

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    Pages 321-431

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eBook 44,02 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2352-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 57,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2351-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Tableau
Book Subtitle
A Step-by-Step Guide
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Seema Acharya and Subhashini Chellappan
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2352-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2352-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2351-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 845
Number of Illustrations and Tables
31 b/w illustrations, 1032 illustrations in colour
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