Posts Tagged: tableau server

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Auto refresh a Tableau Dashboard without Embedding
March 21, 2017
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I was casually sitting at my desk writing my first ever blog entry here when Tamás Földi walked past my desk. He asked me how much I know about Tableau and JavaScript, because he has a cool idea which he didn’t really manage to find the time to implement yet. He quickly briefed me into […]
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Building Faster Dashboards by Understanding Tableau Server
October 25, 2016
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Two weeks ago I was lucky enough to visit some of my new and old customers in the sunny Bay Area. To make it more interesting I opted for a short presentation at Netflix to talk about Tableau Server Architecture, Abstract Query Caching and Fusion plus dashboard optimisation. I was super jetlagged but still I […]
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Tableau JavaScript API without Embedding
August 29, 2016
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One of the biggest myths of Tableau Javascript API is that you cannot use it inside Tableau Server. Some says that you need to embed your workbooks into external sites to leverage Javascript API. Well, don’t believe them since Tableau JS API works flawlessly in Tableau Server Vizportal with any workbook without any with some minor […]
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Tableau JavaScript API in Practice: My Chess Game Tutorial
July 25, 2016
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In this short tutorial I will go thru the basic steps of creating a project that uses Tableau JavaScript API. My intent is to show non-developers how the typical implementation workflow looks like. Obviously, there are multiple ways to achieve the same goals but the way of implementing new web applications is pretty much the […]
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Tableau Graceful Restarter Application: PET Restart
July 21, 2016
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Last week I had the opportunity to show some of our solutions at ISATUG (International Server Administration Tableau User Group). One of my topics was graceful restart, because, yes, I still find it so useful that I want to share this goodie as much as I can. And to share something that actually works in practice […]
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Reconfiguring Tableau Server without Restart: Graceful Restart (part2)
June 5, 2016
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Graceful restart, the promise of restarting core components like vizqlserver without impacting the users. As of now there is no official support from Tableau Software to do black magic like this, but yes, you aren’t here for official supported stuff. You are here for actual solutions. Considering that you know how Tableau Server’s configuration template engine […]
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Reconfiguring Tableau Server without Restart: The Basics (Part1)
May 17, 2016
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Tableau Software is continuously working on Server’s architecture to make it more robust, modern and enterprise grade. However, it still has its design heritage and technical dept that make some tasks too complex or uncomfortable. One of these is the way how minor and major configuration changes can be applied. Even if we made tiny […]
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Changing Tableau Server log entries severity: The untold story of disassembling
April 6, 2016
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I usually post things that are experimental, breaks the licensing terms, terminates the support but this day I will go beyond. Do not try this at home or your work place and again, no warranty. Really. So the story starts with one of my current challenge in Tableau Server administration. On default log level (where […]
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Version Control: Revision History in Tableau 9.3
March 20, 2016
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Prior to Tableau Server 9.3 Version Control and Revision History were one of the most wanted Server features. During the Developers on Stage presentation at TC15 (nah that was a party) I saw this new feature show cased and it was like “yes, this is what we need exactly“. Something what even the end users can use: […]
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Refreshing Server Extracts from Command Line – The Two Approaches
March 6, 2016
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I see several questions related to refreshing a data source or workbook on a remote Tableau Server. The rules are easy, we have two different tools that are working pretty differently. Let’s see what the differences and when to use each tool. Tableau Data Extract Command-Line Utility This is a command-line utility that comes with Tableau […]