Tableau Desktop Speed Performance Optimization

Optimize Tableau Desktop speed & performance, and learn how to build fast, scalable, and user-friendly dashboards
Tableau Desktop Speed Performance Optimization
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1.14 GB
Total length :
3h 18m



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Tableau Desktop Speed Performance Optimization

What you’ll learn

Build fast, scalable, and user-friendly dashboards with Tableau Desktop
Optimize data sources, calculations, filters and visuals to create high-performance workbooks
Master the same tools & techniques used by business intelligence analysts and data scientists
Showcase your Tableau Desktop skills with unique, hands-on course projects
Learn from a best-selling instructor and award-winning Tableau developer

Tableau Desktop Speed Performance Optimization


This course is compatible with both Tableau Public (free) or Tableau Desktop (paid)
Prior experience with Tableau Desktop is strongly encouraged


If you’re looking to improve the speed and performance of your Tableau Desktop dashboards, this is the course for you.In this course, you’ll be playing the role of a Business Intelligence Analyst at Bike Maven, a bicycle sharing company based in New York City. You’ve inherited a Tableau dashboard containing 3 years of accident data, but it’s so slow that it’s practically unusable. Your mission? Use the optimization tools and techniques covered in this course to make the dashboard fast, scalable, and user-friendly.We’ll start by reviewing Tableau’s performance evaluation tools, then dive into four key optimization areas, including data design, filters, calculations, and layouts & visuals:Course Project & SetupIntroduce the course project, set expectations, and install Tableau DesktopPerformance Evaluation Review performance expectations, internal vs. external factors, and performance recording toolsData DesignOptimize data models, define aggregations, and leverage Tableau extractsFilter OptimizationApply workbook & sheet-level filters, choose efficient filter types, and utilize filter alternativesCalculation OptimizationChoose best-fit functions, use efficient syntax, and limit complex blendsLayout & VisualsCreate performant visuals, limit mark counts, and optimize dashboard sizingTableau Server & OnlineReview performance factors outside of local Tableau Desktop dashboardsDuring the course you’ll learn how to record and interpret query performance, understand exactly how Tableau processing and rendering actually works, and review common event types and their impact on speed and usability. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of various data modeling techniques and connection types, share best practices for filter optimization, introduce pro tips to help you write efficient calculations, and review key data visualization and dashboard design principles.We’ll practice applying these techniques to our Bike Maven dashboard, and track our performance improvements each step of the way. Whether you’re a casual user, aspiring analyst, or data science professional, this course will give you the tools you need to become an absolute Tableau ROCKSTAR — guaranteed!Join today and get immediate, lifetime access to the following:3+ hours of high-quality video50+ page Tableau Speed & Performance ebookDownloadable Tableau project files & solutionsHomework assignments & quizzesCourse Q&A forum30-day money-back guaranteeSee you in the course!-Dustin (Featured Tableau Author & Lead Tableau Instructor, Maven Analytics)__________Looking for our full business intelligence stack? Search for “Maven Analytics” to browse our full course library, including Excel, Power BI, MySQL, and Tableau courses!See why Maven Analytics courses are among the TOP-RATED the BEST-SELLING courses on Udemy:”Some of the BEST courses I’ve ever taken. I’ve studied several programming languages, Excel, VBA and web dev, and Maven is among the very best I’ve seen!” Russ C.”This is my fourth course from Maven Analytics and my fourth 5-star review, so I’m running out of things to say. I wish Maven was in my life earlier!” Tatsiana M.”Excellent from start to finish. I picked up a bunch of techniques that will be useful in the workplace, from new chart templates to some very cool advanced visualizations. I loved all of it!” Robert C.”Maven Analytics should become the new standard for all courses taught on Udemy!” Jonah M.


Section 1: Getting Started

Lecture 1 Course Structure & Outline

Lecture 2 READ ME: Important Notes for New Students

Lecture 3 Introducing the Course Project

Lecture 4 DOWNLOAD: Course Resources

Lecture 5 Setting Expectations

Section 2: Performance Evaluation

Lecture 6 Intro to Performance Evaluation

Lecture 7 Why Performance Matters

Lecture 8 Dashboard Types

Lecture 9 Key Performance Questions

Lecture 10 Internal vs. External Factors

Lecture 11 VizQL & Query Processing

Lecture 12 Performance Recording

Lecture 13 Interpreting Performance Results

Lecture 14 Event Types

Lecture 15 Workbook Performance Factors

Section 3: Data Design

Lecture 16 Intro to Data Design

Lecture 17 Data Modeling Options

Lecture 18 Live vs. Extract Connections

Lecture 19 Live Connection Optimization

Lecture 20 Extract Connection Optimization

Lecture 21 Data Source Options

Lecture 22 Performance Impact | Data Design

Section 4: Filter Optimization

Lecture 23 Intro to Filter Optimization

Lecture 24 Filtering Order of Operations

Lecture 25 Filter Optimization Tips

Lecture 26 Filter Options

Lecture 27 Date Filtering

Lecture 28 Filter Actions

Lecture 29 Parameter & Set Actions

Lecture 30 Performance Impact | Filter Optimization

Section 5: Calculation Optimization

Lecture 31 Intro to Calculation Optimization

Lecture 32 Calculation Types

Lecture 33 Aggregation

Lecture 34 Level of Detail Expressions

Lecture 35 Table Calculations

Lecture 36 Conditional Calculations

Lecture 37 Calculated Groups

Lecture 38 Common Pain Points

Lecture 39 Performance Review | Calculation Optimization

Section 6: Layout & Visuals

Lecture 40 Intro to Layout & Visual Optimization

Lecture 41 Mark & Sheet Counts

Lecture 42 Mapping Options

Lecture 43 Tooltips

Lecture 44 Pages

Lecture 45 Dashboard Properties

Lecture 46 Dashboard Objects

Lecture 47 User Experience Tips

Lecture 48 Performance Impact | Layout & Visuals

Section 7: Tableau Server & Online

Lecture 49 Intro to Server & Online

Lecture 50 Embedded vs. Published Sources

Lecture 51 Dashboard Caching

Lecture 52 Cache Warming

Lecture 53 Client vs. Server-Side Rendering

Section 8: Wrapping Up

Lecture 54 Key Performance Takeaways


Analysts or BI professionals looking to build fast, high-performance dashboards,Tableau Desktop users who want to optimize the speed and performance of existing workbooks,Anyone looking to pursue a career in data analysis, data visualization or business intelligence,Students who want a comprehensive, engaging, and highly interactive approach to training

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 3h 18m | 1.14 GB
Created by: Maven Analytics

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