October 7, 2014
Triggering Extract Refreshes in Tableau
At #DATA14, Bryan Brandow demoed the "Trigger" service that he built for our needs at Facebook. Basically, it's a snippet of python code that listens for data to lands in a database. Once Trigger "hears" that data has landed, it kicks off a Tableau extract refresh. Get all of the details on his blog by clicking this image.
Here's the video of Bryan presenting the Trigger Service at #DATA14 (start the video at 7:05 if it doesn't start there automatically):