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Error "Unable to refresh data source because of query compilation" After Attempting to Create an extract of cross-database joined MySQL Tables


Published: 26 Feb 2018
Last Modified Date: 23 Mar 2018

Issue

Unable to create an extract of cross-database joined MySQL tables and the following error occurs:

Unable to refresh data source because of query compilation
Error materializing temporary table: Tableau Data Engine Error: 40583: error converting utf8 to utf16: 10

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 10.4.0
  • Tableau Bridge
  • MySQL

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.5.0 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.
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