When you install Tableau on a Google Compute Engine (GCE) virtual machine (VM), you still have the advanced capabilities of Tableau in a local environment. Running Tableau on a GCE VM is an excellent choice if you want the flexibility of scaling up and scaling out without having to purchase and maintain an expensive fleet of servers. For instance, you can configure Tableau to be highly available, and integrate with all of the common enterprise applications (for example, Active Directory) that many organizations rely on.
Read this admin guide to learn:
- Best practices for installing Tableau Server on the Google Cloud Platform
- How to self-deploy Tableau Server on the Google Cloud Platform in a single or distributed environment
- Google Cloud resources to ensure your Tableau Server deployment is HIPAA-aligned