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Error "The Google BigQuery service was unable to compile the query. Syntax error: Unexpected" When Attempting to Refresh Google Big Query Extracts or open Live Connections in Tableau Cloud


Published: 25 Nov 2019
Last Modified Date: 08 Jun 2022

Issue

When refreshing a data source from Google BigQuery or accessing a live Google BigQuery data source in Tableau Cloud it fails with an error 

"The Google BigQuery service was unable to compile the query. Syntax error: Unexpected"

Environment

  • Tableau Cloud 2019.4.0
  • Google BigQuery

Resolution

This issue was resolved on the November, 25 2019. Extracts for Google BigQuery should be functioning normally at this time. 

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