Actian Announces Connector in Tableau Extension Gallery to Help Customers Scale Analytics

PALO ALTO, Calif. – October 13, 2020 – Actian, the leader in hybrid cloud data warehousing and data integration, announced the immediate availability of the new Actian connector in the Tableau Extension Gallery. The new Avalanche Connector enables the Actian Avalanche hybrid cloud data warehouse to connect seamlessly with Tableau to help users scale and enhance their interactive analytics.

“Actian’s proven cloud data warehouse solutions and support for multi-cloud, on-premises and virtual private clouds has made them a natural fit for the Tableau platform and as an industry partner,” said Brian Matsubara, RVP of Global Technology Alliances at Tableau. “By offering the Actian connector in the Tableau Extension Gallery, our customers not only have a powerful and seamless way to access and analyze their data, but are empowered to get the most value out of their existing cloud data warehouse and analytics investments.”

To maximize an established partnership aimed at delivering a seamless connectivity experience for customers, Actian and Tableau worked together to develop an improved connector, leveraging the Tableau Connector SDK. Not only does this capitalize on Tableau’s latest analytical features, it also positions Actian as one of the first data warehouse companies to offer a connector in the Tableau Extension Gallery.

“Each enterprise is different and requires a unique set of tools to fully actualize their analytical capabilities,” said Emma McGrattan, SVP Engineering at Actian. “Our main goal is to provide that for our customers. The Actian Avalanche hybrid cloud data warehouse can be deployed in less than 20 minutes and is a game changer for companies looking to build on instant data insights. The Actian Connector creates an even easier way for users to access our cloud data warehouse with Tableau.”

With the Actian Connector, customers will gain:

  • Enhanced support for Level of Detail (LOD) Expressions.
  • Ability to eliminate the need for Tableau Data Source Customization (TDC) files.
  • Streamlined connection dialogue experience.
  • Seamless support for new feature updates.

The Actian Avalanche Connector is available for Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server. For more information and to download the new Actian Connector, please visit the Tableau Extension Gallery.

About Actian

Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics, and integration company, delivers data as a competitive advantage to thousands of organizations worldwide. Through the deployment of innovative, enterprise-class, hybrid data products, fully managed cloud services, mobile and IoT Edge data management, and industry solutions Actian ensures that business-critical systems can analyze, transact and connect at their very best – both on-premises and in the cloud. Thousands of forward-thinking organizations around the globe trust Actian to help them solve their toughest data challenges to transform how they run their businesses…with data. For more, visit

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