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Unable to Perform Left Right and Outer Joins with Splunk Data Sources


Published: 08 Nov 2021
Last Modified Date: 08 Nov 2021

Issue

Feature request to support left, right and outer joins with Splunk data sources.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Splunk

Resolution

Splunk data sources only support inner joins.

As a possible workaround try the following:

Use Tableau Prep builder to perform the join, and export the data to a hyper file. Then use Tableau Desktop to perform analysis on the hyper file instead. 

Cause

Splunk data sources only support inner joins.
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