How-to Tutorials

Helpful articles and videos about all things BI Connector

How to Mash-up/Blend two OBIEE Subject Areas
Say you have two subject areas:  Sample Sales Lite and Sample Target Lite.   Your goal is to compare Revenue from Sample Sales Lite against Target Revenu...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 9:27 AM
How to extract and incrementally refresh OBIEE data using Tableau Desktop
In this tutorial,  you will learn the step-by-step approach for extracting OBIEE data using Tableau Desktop and then using incremental refresh to fetch the ...
Sun, 16 Sep, 2018 at 11:30 PM
How to extract OBIEE data using Tableau Server
In this step-by-step tutorial, we will discuss how you can publish an extract to Tableau Server and configure it for daily automatic incremental refresh. ...
Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 5:36 AM
Video Tutorial - Extract OBIEE data into Tableau Data Extract (.tde) file
If you want to minimize the performance hit on your OBIEE system, you can extract the OBIEE data into Tableau using BI Connector, save it as a Tableau D...
Sun, 16 Sep, 2018 at 11:30 PM
How to remove the embedded username in a published OBIEE data source in Tableau Server
When you publish a OBIEE workbook or data source to Tableau server, the default username is shown whenever someone tries to access that datasource or workbo...
Sun, 16 Sep, 2018 at 11:30 PM
How to hide unused columns in extract connection?
  In this tutorial, you will learn the step-by-step approach for hiding unused columns in Tableau Desktop. Pre-requisites: BI Connector Desktop editi...
Wed, 15 Aug, 2018 at 9:27 AM
How to Embed Password for a Data Source in Tableau Server?
Pre-requisites 1.  You should have an published extract from OBIEE data using Tableau Desktop.  Refer to this step-by-step tutorial.   Modifying Cre...
Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 5:41 AM