The new data modeling capabilities in Tableau create flexible data sources built around relationships.
Relationships combine data from different tables by looking at what columns (fields) those tables have in common and using that information to bring information from each table together in the analysis.
Unlike joins or unions, relationships form a data source without flattening multiple tables into a single table. Because of this, related data sources know which table each field is from. That means each field keeps its context, or level of detail. Related data sources can therefore handle tables with different granularity without issues of duplication or data loss.
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