1 Reply Latest reply on Sep 15, 2016 8:25 AM by David Li

    Data source design question, reporting vs analytical data sources (sum tables)?

    cesare lasorella

      What has been the best practice for Tableau in terms of data base designs. Historically, it has been beneficial to create sum tables to manage reporting efficiency and to present many different metrics at the executive level. In tableau, is it recommended to create that environment of a reporting data source and an analytical data source? I am under the impression that tableau is better enhanced to just use source data alone at the line level, my concern is the organization I work with has line items in the millions.

       

      Thank you