Tableau 2019.2 - Server

Architecture & Administration


Tableau Server Architecture and Administration is a three-day, instructor-led, online course. Students will gain a deep understanding of fundamental Tableau server administration concepts as well as complete an installation and perform critical configuration, optimization and troubleshooting tasks. Content migration and other upgrade considerations for teams moving from previous versions of Tableau will also be covered.

A fully interactive experience, our online classroom offers a unique opportunity to learn from and work with a subject matter expert. Participants get practice performing the skills and can ask questions of the instructor in real time.


Three Days


Students receive a comprehensive set of learning materials, including all course notes and class examples.




Administrators: Individuals responsible for on-going administration of the business analytics System

  • Review the overall server architecture
    • Review the components of Tableau Server
    • Examine the Tableau services
    • Discuss hardware recommendations
    • Understand the Tableau cache server
    • Decide between client or server-side rendering
    • Look at session memory settings
    • Cover search and browse
    • Introduce TabJolt
  • Install a single server environment
    • Review product use and options
    • Cover the installation checklist
    • Discuss installation options
    • Install a single node Tableau Server
  • Examine and use the command line interface
    • Use tabcmd and tabadmin command line tools
    • Review help documentation for the command line utilities
  • Discuss scalability and availability
    • Review scenarios for multi-node installations
    • Discuss terminology
    • Configure for redundancy
    • Examine failure scenarios
    • Prepare for a high-availability environment
    • Add an external software load balancer
    • Create a primary backup
    • Deal with repository failover
  • Configure SSO
    • Review authentication methods
    • Enable automatic login
    • Create guest accounts
    • Cover mutual SSL
    • Discuss SAML, Kerberos and SSO for SAP HANA
    • Examine OpenID Connect¬†
  • Upgrading an existing server
    • Compare upgrade scenarios
    • Discuss versioning
    • Prepare for an upgrade
    • Review upgrade options
  • Take a look at the server interface
    • Examine the administrator and user interface
    • Explore projects
    • Review workbooks and views
    • Learn to search for content
    • Sort content
  • Perform site administration
Registration Details

  • Senturus accepts payment by credit card, purchase order and invoice.
  • Paying party will receive a payment confirmation email upon payment receipt.
  • Each registered student will receive an email with the course confirmation and details on how to access the online classroom.
  • Students will receive electronic copies of the course materials and may print one hard copy for their personal use. The course materials are copyrighted and any other reproduction or distribution of these materials is strictly prohibited.

We recommend that all attendees have two displays (monitors) so they can see the training presentation and their hands-on class work simultaneously.

Audio for attendees is via VoIP and a PC Headset is highly recommended. Audio is also available via teleconference using a TOLL number.

Cancellations made ten or more calendar days prior to the first day of the course receive a 100% refund.

Cancellations made between five and nine calendar days prior to the first day of the course, receive a 50% refund.

Registrants will be charged 100% of the enrollment fee if a cancellation request is not received at least five calendar days prior to the first day of the course.