CData Tableau Connector for eBay Analytics
The CData Tableau Connector for eBay Analytics offers self-service integration with Tableau. The connector facilitates live access to eBay Analytics data in Tableau using the connection window. The connector also provides direct querying to visualize and analyze eBay Analytics data.
The connector supports Tableau Desktop 2020.1 or later and Tableau Prep 2020.4.1 or later. For older versions of Tableau, the CData ODBC Driver for eBay Analytics or the CData JDBC Driver for eBay Analytics can serve as an alternative means of connecting to eBay Analytics data in Tableau.
See Getting Started for a guide to create a eBay Analytics Data Source in Tableau. The guide will walk you through Installing the Connector and then Configuring a Connection via the connection builder.
Once a connection has been configured, see Getting Data to set up a data source that offers live connectivity to eBay Analytics.
Advanced Features details additional features supported by the connector, such as defining user defined views, ssl configuration, remoting, caching, firewall/proxy settings, and advanced logging.
Using the Connector
Refer to Visualizing Data to create and work with Tableau visualizations.
See User Defined Views to construct virtual tables whose contents are determined by a pre-configured query, which will then be discovered among existing table metadata.
See Data Model for information on the available database objects and how to use SQL to work with eBay Analytics APIs. This section provides more detailed information on querying specific eBay Analytics entities.
Connection String Options
The Connection properties describe the various options that can be used to establish a connection.