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Tables in Database with Thai_CI_AS Collation Not Visible


Published: 21 May 2020
Last Modified Date: 21 May 2020

Issue

When connecting to a database with Thai_CI_AS collation, the tables may not be listed on the Data Source page.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • MacOS
  • MS SQL Server

Resolution

Try the following workarounds:

Option 1

Work with your database administrator to see whether it is feasible to change the database collation.

Option 2

Connect to the database directly from Tableau Server (or Tableau Online) using web authoring.

Cause

Simba SQL Server ODBC Driver 1.3.14.1000 does not support connecting to SQL Server databases with Thai_CI_AS collation.
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