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.
Tableau Server Administration or equivalent experience.
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.
Prepare for the course with this Trailmix.
Lessons and Topics
What sorts of content organization is used?
Roles and responsibilities
How are users trained and supported?
User education materials and measures
Tableau Server Architecture
Main Tableau Server Processes
Server Process Flows
The Class Environment
Tableau Server Authentication
Automating Server Tasks
Review: Blue/Green Upgrade
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
Caching, Session Memory Settings, Visualization Rendering, Search and Browse process
Configuring for Redundancy using a three-node architecture