Tableau

Tableau offers the MySQL connector, a supplemental library that also works for MariaDB (MariaDB is an offshoot from MySQL).  You can connect to MariaDB directly using Tableau's MySQL connector.

Please select MySQL under Connect- To a Server.  Next in the MySQL window please input the following information:

Server= hostname

Username= username

Password= password

Make sure to select the Require SSL box and the No custom configuration file specified (click to change)... checkbox:

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Next in the Configure SSL Certificate window, please select Use the following custom SSL certificate file and Browse to input the path on your local hard drive to your ca-cert.pem file.  Please contact research@hbs.edu if you do not have this certificate file.  Then click OK.

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Now you may Sign in in the MySQL window and connect to MariaDB.