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In this Video you will learn about Joining and Blending in Tableau and the differences between them.
Joining is where you are able to combine data from the SAME data source, for example worksheets in an Excel file or tables in an Oracle database. You need a common field, also called a key, that tells Tableau how to join the data.
Blending is where you able to combine data from DIFFERENT data sources, for example a worksheet in Excel with a table from an Oracle database. This is very powerful because in the past you would typically need to have someone with the specific technical…