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Unable to Connect to Presto from Tableau Prep


Published: 25 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 26 Jun 2018

Issue

No options to connect to Presto in Tableau Prep.

Environment

  • Tableau Prep 2018.1.1
  • Windows 10
  • Presto

Resolution

Option 1:

Upgrade to Tableau Prep 2018.1.2.

Option 2:

If you cannot upgrade, use the following workaround to use Presto in Tableau Prep flows: 
  1. Create an extract as a flat file (.csv).
  2. Then use the flat file as a data source with Tableau Prep. 

Cause

The Presto data source connector was first added to Tableau Prep with the release of Prep 2018.1.2.
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