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How To Connect To Newrelic Insights Data


Published: 29 May 2020
Last Modified Date: 01 Jun 2020

Question

How to integrate New Relic Insights Data with Tableau.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

The ability to natively connect to New Relic Insights from Tableau is not currently built into the product.

The following workarounds might help: 

Option 1: Use the following Web Data Connector https://github.com/tableau-mkt/insights-data-connector.  
Note this WDC is not officially supported by either Tableau or New Relic 
Web Data Connector

Option 2: Export the Insights data to CSV, and connect to the CSV using Tableau Desktop
Export Insights data to CSV file

Option 3: Use the Insights API to extract the data, and put it into a database which can be connected to from Tableau Desktop
Insights API

Option 4: If you just want to embed a dashboard created in Insights, you may be able to create a publicly accessible URL as per the first document below, then link to that external URL from your Tableau dashboard
Embed Insights charts in external webpages
Linking to Web Resources from a Dashboard

Additional Information

To voice your support for the inclusion of this enhancement in a future product release, please also add your vote to the following related Community Idea: 
https://community.tableau.com/ideas/6414
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