Did you manage to find out a resolution for this. I am facing a similar problem and the Tableau connection to Hive is giving an issue.
The only difference is: since I my Hive table is a Twitter's data in JSON Format, the error message is Serde driver cannot be found. I am also getting Default.TableName is not found"
Tableau Engineering Team,
This is very common question everywhere but with no solution. If you can help then it would be great.
Hey Ravi -
Tableau can't parse JSON on it's own. Use the GET_JSON_OBJECT UDF instead: