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Learning Google BigQuery by Eric Brown, Thirukkumaran Haridass

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The following section explains how to use Tableau Desktop Edition to connect to BigQuery and get the data from BigQuery and create visuals:

  1. After opening Tableau Desktop, select Google BigQuery under the Connect To a Server section on the left; then enter your login credentials for BigQuery:
  1. At this point, all the tables in your dataset should be displayed on the left:

You can drag and drop the table you are interested in using to the middle section labeled Drop Tables Here. In this case, we want to query the Google Analytics ...

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