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Tableau Desktop System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or newer (64 bit)
  • Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Opteron processor or newer
  • 2 GB memory
  • 1.5 GM minimum free disk space
  • iMac/MacBook computers 2009 or newer
  • OSX 10.10 or newer
  • 1.5 GM minimum free disk space

Tableau Server System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2; Windows 7, 8, and 10 on x64 chipsets
  • CentOS 7, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, Oracle Linux 7
Hardware specifications:
  • Minimum System requirements
    • 2 cores
    • 64-bit processor
    • 8 GB system memory
    • 15 GB minimum free disk space
  • Recommended requirements
    • 8 physical cores, 2.0 GHz or higher CPU
    • 64-bit processor
    • 32 GB system memory
    • 50 GB minimum free disk space
  • Multi-node and Enterprise deployments
    • Contact Tableau for sizing and technical guidance

All of Tableau’s products are Unicode-enabled and compatible with data stored in any language. The user interface and supporting documentation are in English, French, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Korean and Simplified Chinese.

Tableau Desktop is supported in both Windows and MacOS environments. In addition, all of Tableau’s products operate in virtualized environments when they are configured with the proper underlying Windows operating system and minimum hardware requirements. These virtual solutions include Citrix environments, Parallels, Microsoft Virtual PC, and VMware.

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