Use Certified Data Sources

To speed up the process of validating and setting up data, use certified data sources. Certified data sources are carefully chosen by site administrators and project leaders.

By taking advantage of relevant content that's already available, you can avoid duplicating work and spend more time on your analysis.

Note: To access these features in Tableau Desktop, you need to sign in to Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud from the Server menu.

Certified data sources published to Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud

Certified data sources appear with a unique certification badge. Hover over the badge to learn who certified the data source, read any descriptive notes they've provided, and confirm the connection type.

Here's how certified data sources look when you connect to data in Tableau Desktop.

And here's how you can identify certified data sources in Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud.

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