This course is intended for individuals responsible for architecting and administering enterprise deployments of Tableau Server, or who are involved in customer installations of Tableau Server. Note: This class is taught using a Windows server environment.
- NOTE: This course is available in 2-full days or abbreviated class hours in 4-day schedule. If unable to find your session of choice, click 'View more available dates'.
When you complete this course, you will be able to:
- Identify and describe authentication methods.
- Upgrade Tableau Server using a robust “Blue/Green” approach rather than an in-place upgrade.
- Back up, restore, and uninstall Tableau Server.
- Understand the role of fault tolerance and high availability in server architecture design.
- Create a distributed three-node server environment.
- Test user loads on both single-node and multi-node environments using TabJolt.
- Configure a server environment to use an external load balancer.
- Perform a hot-topology change.
Who Can Benefit
Tableau Server Administration or equivalent experience.
- What sorts of content organization is used?
- Site definition
- Governance models
- Governance mechanisms
- Roles and responsibilities
- How are users trained and supported?
- Community tools
- User education materials and measures
Tableau Server Architecture
- Main Tableau Server Processes
Server Process Flows
The Class Environment
Tableau Server Authentication
- Authentication Mechanisms
Automating Server Tasks
Review: Blue/Green Upgrade
- Technical Specifications
- Upgrade Process
- Installing Tableau Server on the Initial Node (Server A)
Tableau Server Backup, Restore and Uninstall
- Backing up a secondary node (Server B)
- Enabling legacy identity mode on initial node (Server A)
- Restoring the secondary node (Server B) back up on initial node (Server A)
- Uninstalling Tableau Server on the secondary node (Server B)
Scalability and Distributed Installations
- Testing User Load with TabJolt
- Performance Guidelines
- Caching, Session Memory Settings, Visualization Rendering, Search and Browse process
- Configuring for Redundancy using a three-node architecture
- Configuring for a Load Balancer
- Retesting User Load with TabJolt
- Decommissioning a File Store
- Performing a Hot Topology Change