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Actian ODBC

by Actian


Tableau Connector Plugin to Actian Avalanche, a fully managed hybrid data warehouse that runs on-prem and across multiple cloud platforms, including AWS, Azure and GCP. Avalanche is designed from the ground up to deliver high performance at scale across all dimensions – data volume, concurrent user, and query complexity – at a fraction of the cost. This connector offers enhanced SQL support and works with Actian’s OLAP and OTLP databases.


  1. Download the Connector file (.taco).
  2. Move the .taco file here:
  • Windows: C:\Users[Windows User]\Documents\My Tableau Repository\Connectors
  1. Start Tableau and under Connect, select the Actian ODBC by Actian connector. (Note: You'll be prompted if the driver is not yet installed.)
  2. Actian ODBC by Actian Driver Installation:
  • A. Go to the Driver Download
  • B. Download the Actian ODBC Driver and install following the instructions in the readme provided with the client install. Ensure the 64-bit Client version is installed.
  1. Relaunch Tableau and connect using the Actian ODBC by Actian connector.

Tech Specifications

Works with
Tableau 2019.4 and later