Visualize Live IBM Informix Data in Tableau





IBM Informix Tableau Connector

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Use the CData Tableau Connector for IBM Informix and Tableau Desktop to visualize live IBM Informix data.

Tableau is a visual analytics platform transforming the way businesses use data to solve problems. When paired with the CData Tableau Connector for IBM Informix, you can easily get access to live IBM Informix data within Tableau. This article shows how to connect to IBM Informix in Tableau and build a simple chart.

The CData Tableau Connectors enable high-speed access to live IBM Informix data in Tableau. Once you install the connector, you simply authenticate with IBM Informix and you can immediately start building responsive, dynamic visualizations and dashboards. By surfacing IBM Informix data using native Tableau data types and handling complex filters, aggregations, & other operations automatically, CData Tableau Connectors grant seamless access to IBM Informix data.

NOTE: The CData Tableau Connectors require Tableau 2020.3 or higher. If you are using an older version of Tableau, you will need to use the CData JDBC Driver for IBM Informix. If you wish to connect to IBM Informix data in Tableau Online, you will need to use CData CloudHub.

Connect to IBM Informix in Tableau

Open Tableau and click More under Connect -> To a Server. Select "IBM Informix by CData," then configure the connection and click "Sign In."

以下のプロパティを設定してIBM Informix に接続します。

  • Server:IBM Informix を実行しているサーバーの名前に設定。
  • Port:IBM Informix サーバーがリッスンしているポートに設定。
  • Database:IBM Informix データベースの名前に設定。
  • User:データベースへのアクセスを許可されたユーザーのユーザー名に設定。
  • Password:データベースへのアクセスを許可されたユーザーのパスワードに設定。

また、対応するIBM Informix 依存関係をインストールする必要があります:

  • Windows:IBM Data Server Provider for .NET をインストール。
  • Java:IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC をインストール。

Discover Schemas and Query Data

  1. Select CData from the Database pull-down menu.
  2. Select Informix from the Schema pull-down menu.
  3. Drag the tables and views you wish to visualize onto the join area. You can include multiple tables.
  4. Select Update Now or Automatically Update. Update Now lets you preview the first 10,000 rows of the data source (or enter the number of rows you want to see in the Rows text box). Automatically Update automatically reflects the changes in the preview area.
  5. Click the tab for your worksheet. Columns are listed as Dimensions and Measures, depending on the data type. The CData Tableau Connector discovers data types automatically, allowing you to leverage the powerful data processing and visualization features of Tableau.
  6. Drag a field from the Dimensions or Measures area to Rows or Columns. Tableau creates column or row headers.
  7. Select one of the chart types from the Show Me tab. Tableau displays the chart type that you selected.

Using the CData Tableau Connector for IBM Informix with Tableau, you can easily create robust visualizations and reports on IBM Informix data. Download a free, 30-day trial and get started today.