Tableau Desktopedit

Use the Elasticsearch JDBC driver and dedicated Elasticsearch Tableau Connector to access Elasticsearch data from Tableau Desktop.

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Load dataedit

First, move or download the JDBC driver to the Tableau Desktop drivers directory:

  • Windows: C:\Program Files\Tableau\Drivers
  • Mac: /Users/[user]/Library/Tableau/Drivers

Move the Elasticsearch Connector for Tableau to the Tableau Desktop connectors directory:

  • Windows: C:\Users\[Windows User]\Documents\My Tableau Repository\Connectors
  • Mac: /Users/[user]/Documents/My Tableau Repository/Connectors

Launch Tableau Desktop. In the menu, click More…​ and select Elasticsearch by Elastic as the data source.

Select Elasticsearch by Elastic as the data source

In the New connection modal, enter the information for your Elasticsearch instance, and click Sign In.

Sign in

In the main window, select your Elasticsearch instance as the Database. Then select a table to load.

Select a table to load

Finally, generate a report.

Generate a report