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Thank you for posting in the Tableau Community Forums! I have not personally connected to the Arango database but there are several options available for connecting Tableau to data sources that are not yet natively supported by Tableau.
One option would be to mirror the data from the Arango database to a supported database. All supported connections can be found in the Tableau technical specifications.
If available for the database Tableau has an ODBC connector can be used to most data sources that have an ODBC driver. I am including several resources for the ODBC connection below. There can sometimes be limitations when using the ODBC connection versus a named connection that is listed in the explicitly on the data source page.
Also, if the data is available over HTTP, the connection to data source can be made with the WDC(Web Data Connector). I have included several resources for using the Tableau WDC below. The first link is to the Tableau Online Help on the WDC feature. Additionally, I included links to the specific section in the community and the Tableau GitHub section on the WDC.
Another option is to use the Tableau SDK, to create a .tde file of the data set to then be used in the Tableau Desktop program. Additional resources and information can be found below.
I hope these resources help!
Thanks for detailed options.
We are changing whole database from Mysql to ArangoDB.
Yeah we have tried Web Data connector , its working good but we have some 30 data sources so its hard to maintain 30 different WDC. We are working towards making it Dynamic so that we should be connect to One WDC for all data sources (trying).
Please let us know if any easy method to make it One WDC for many data sources.??
ODBC driver - we are using a third party tool ZappySys to connect to arango DB (rest API) , still testing it.
If we connect through ODBC , is it possible to publish to tableau server with auto refresh?