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Desktop Edition

Tableau Desktop to OBIEE/OAS & OAC/OTBI Connector for data analysts, developers, and super users.

Available with purchase of server edition

Server Edition

Tableau Server/Bridge/Desktop to OBIEE/OAS & OAC/OTBI Connector for sharing data sources and dashboards across teams and groups.

Connect Tableau Desktop to OBIEE/OAS & OAC/OTBI Subject Areas and Reports
Yes
Yes
Live connection from Tableau Desktop to OBIEE/OAS & OAC/OTBI
Yes
Yes
Extract to Tableau Desktop from OBIEE/OAS & OAC/OTBI
Yes
Yes
Publish OBIEE/OAS & OAC/OTBI dashboards & data sources to Tableau Server/Cloud
No
Yes
Live connection from Tableau Server or Tableau Online to OBIEE/OAS & OAC/OTBI
No
Yes
Schedule automatic refresh of extracts to Tableau Server or Tableau Online
No
Yes

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Frequently Asked Questions

How is the BI Connector Desktop Edition licensed?

A specific number of BI Connector Desktop edition licenses will be provided for free based on the purchase of BI Connector Server edition licenses. If you require additional desktop licenses (beyond what's freely provided with Server edition licenses) you can purchase the Desktop edition as stand-alone licenses at a separate cost.

Can the Desktop Edition be used to publish data sources and dashboards to Tableau Server or Tableau Online or Power BI Cloud Service?

No. Publishing and sharing of data sources and dashboards to Servers or Online requires BI Connector Server Edition license.

How is the Server Edition licensed for Tableau Server?

If the Tableau Server is setup on a 10-core (or more) machine, you need an enterprise license of BI Connector Server Edition which will offer you the flexibility to deploy BI Connector on all servers for all your users at an attractive cost.

If you have a department installation (8 CPU core license) of Tableau Server, then you need a 8-core server edition license of BI Connector. There is no restriction on the user count.

If your Tableau Server is licensed based on the number of users (instead of CPU cores), the BI Connector licensing is also based on that user count. Please note that all the Tableau Server users will be counted as BI Connector users.

How is the Server Edition licensed for Tableau Online?

The BI Connector licensing for Tableau Online is based on the number of Tableau Online users. Please note that all Tableau Online users will be accounted as BI Connector users.

How is the Server Edition licensed for Power BI Cloud Service via On-Premise Gateway?

For Power BI Service, the BI Connector licensing is a server-based (CPU core based) unlimited user license of BI Connector Server Edition. The number of CPU cores in the machine used for the On-Premise Gateway is considered. A minimum of 8 CPU cores must be licensed.

If you have an enterprise installation (10 or more CPU cores) of On-premise Gateway, then we recommend an enterprise license of BI Connector Server Edition which will offer you the flexibility to deploy BI Connector on all servers for all your users at an attractive cost.

Does the Server Edition work with the Power BI Report Server?

Yes, the BI Connector Server Edition works seamlessly with the Power BI Report Server.

For the Report Server, the BI Connector licensing is a server-based (CPU core based) unlimited user license of BI Connector Server Edition. The number of CPU cores in the machine used for the Report Server is considered. A minimum of 8 CPU cores must be licensed.

If you have an enterprise installation (10 or more CPU cores) for the Report Server, then we recommend an enterprise license of BI Connector Server Edition which will offer you the flexibility to deploy BI Connector on all servers for all your users at an attractive cost.