Posts Tagged: Server

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Tableau Filestore Consistency Checker – How Repository Maps to Filestore
August 17, 2017
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Somewhere around the end of July I was invited to show some magic from our consultancy portfolio in the Server Admin User Group’s virtual meetup. I choose (no, actually Mark choose) two topics: the first was automated query banding (practically server side search and replace to programmatically fill initial sqls for workbooks and data sources) while […]
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Tableau Server on Linux – Part 2: Zookeeper and File Store/TDFS
August 4, 2015
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The journey continues: in this session we are going to move the famous TDFS (Tableau Distributed File System) with Zookeeper service to one of our favorite operating system: Linux. The goal is the same: have each and every Tableau Server processes on Linux without the need of the Windows OS. And a short disclaimer: this […]
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TableauFS on Windows: Extend the possibilities with Docker
May 28, 2015
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Good to know: TableauFS is also available for download as a fancy docker container. Since Docker supports windows you can run the container directly on Windows and mount the contents of your Tableau Server directly as a network drive. Let’s see how easy is this in practice. 1. Install Docker Docker is a container manager application  where you can […]
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How to generate the initial extract with Tableau Server
September 11, 2014
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A lot of folks are struggling with this issue: imagine that you have to build an extract with millions of rows from your slow databases. You are on your corporate VPN from a hotel room or from a plane. It’s just painful and risky and the extract sorting process will consume a lot of CPU […]