MarkLogic | Tableau Exchange


by MarkLogic


MarkLogic provides a leading data platform to integrate and manage data, and the MarkLogic Connector for Tableau based on ODBC provides a fast, easy connection for quick, real-time access to full Tableau functionality. Unearth the value in your structured and unstructured data with MarkLogic’s search, governance, and built-in curation capabilities and the dynamic visual analysis and reporting of Tableau.


Before Installation: Please read both Notice.txt and license.txt.

This connector supports all versions after MarkLogic 9.0-1. Please make sure your Tableau version is 2020.3 or later.

  1. Download the Connector file (marklogic_odbc.taco).
  2. Move the .taco file here:
    • Windows: C:\Users[Windows User]\Documents\My Tableau Repository\Connectors
    • macOS: /Users/[user]/Documents/My Tableau Repository/Connectors
  3. Start Tableau and under Connect, select the MarkLogic connector. (Note: You’ll be prompted if the driver is not yet installed.)
  4. MarkLogic ODBC Driver Installation:
    • Go to the Driver Download:
    • macOS: Follow the link to the macOS Driver and install the 64-bit client.
    • Windows: Download the MarkLogic Driver and install following the instructions on the webpage. Ensure the 64-bit Client version is installed.
  5. Relaunch Tableau and connect using the MarkLogic connector.

Tech Specifications

Works with
Tableau 2020.3 and later