Live Webinar

Tableau Administrators Virtual User Group

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Join us on Friday, March 2 for the Tableau Administrators Virtual User Group.


  • Welcome & Introduction by Mark Wu, Tableau Ambassador
  • Tableau Server on Linux: What You Need To Know by Robert Brewer, Tableau Software
  • This session will explain how Tableau Server on Linux differs from Windows, highlighting all the goodies that will warm the hearts of Linux experts. You will learn how we package Tableau Server, what the 'Run As' user means on Linux, the Linux security model, and more. We'll also highlight issues to be aware of in cloud deployments.

  • Nested Project Permissions by Mark Wu, Tableau Ambassador
  • This presentation will focus on differences among project leaders, project owners, and admins for regular projects and nested projects. We will explore how locked project permissions work in nested projects and how to set publishing permissions for parent & child projects for unlocked nested projects.

  • Live Q&A

Meet the speakers:

Robert Brewer is the engineering manager of the Server on Linux team at Tableau. Before Tableau, Robert was a postdoctoral researcher on the EcoSense and Virtual Power Plant projects in the computer science department of Aarhus University in Denmark. Robert has also been an entrepreneur. As a co-founder of LavaNet, he served as board chair for six years, as well as vice president, and system department manager. Robert received a B.A. in physics from Reed College, in Portland, Oregon, and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Mark Wu drove Tableau governance and Center of Excellence aimed at making enterprise data available to a wide variety of users on a self-service basis and balanced with security, scalability and IT support. More than 20,000 users were added to Tableau server within one year. Mark is the keynote speaker at Tableau West Coast Customer Advocacy Summit 2016 & 2017. Check out his blog here:

For questions about this event, please reach out to Mark Wu.