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Teradata Date Field Cast as TIMESTAMP When Used As Relative Date Filter


Published: 02 Jun 2016
Last Modified Date: 25 Oct 2016

Issue

When a Date field is placed on the Filters shelf as a relative data filter, Tableau casts the field as TIMESTAMP in queries, causing performance issues in Teradata.

 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.1 - 9.3 
  • Teradata

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue that has been fixed in a recent version.
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