- Starting from 2018.2, steps to upgrade Tableau Server have changed for Windows. See Upgrade from Tableau Server 2018.1 or earlier to Tableau Server with TSM and Upgrade process change in Tableau Help.
- The Server Upgrade Guide takes you through the entire process to make your upgrade as seamless as possible.
- Download the newest maintenance release and get started!
Extend the value of your data across your entire organization with Tableau Server. The Tableau Server platform is easy to deploy, scale, and monitor.
New in Tableau Server 2019.1
Natural language interface lets you get answers by simply asking questions
Ask Data is designed to work with any published datasource. Simply click on a data source of interest, via the data source page, and you will be directed to Ask Data. Newly published data sources will also be enabled with Ask Data by default. No additional steps are needed once the data source is published.
Fully integrated with the Tableau platform, Ask Data is easy to use, smart and powerful. Just type your questions into a text following the suggestions along the way.
For information, follow this link.
Tableau Prep Conductor
Scalable and reliable data preparation in a secure server environment
Tableau Prep Conductor is a new add-on product for Tableau Server and Tableau Online. It empowers IT departments, data stewards and analysts to consistently deliver prepared data in a scalable and reliable environment. For the first time, customers can centralize the scheduling, monitoring, and administration of data preparation performed in Tableau Prep Builder, which is the new name for Tableau Prep to distinguish it from Prep Conductor.
Prep Conductor unleashes the full potential of Tableau Prep by operationalize your data prep experience through Tableau Server integration.
Prep Conductor should feel familiar, because it is using all the existing Tableau Server frameworks that help to schedule data source refreshes, organize your Tableau content, and collaborate within your organization.
For more information, follow this link.
Export to PowerPoint from Tableau Server
Export snapshots of Tableau workbooks to PowerPoint from Tableau Server
Tableau will capture static images from a workbook and export them into PowerPoint. Each tab in the workbook shows up in a separate PowerPoint slide. A title slide is added to the PowerPoint which contains the name of the workbook as well as a link back to the workbook on Tableau Server. Date and time published is also recorded in the title slide.
During authoring, users can select a new custom size named PowerPoint (1600x900) that helps them create a viz that will look great in PowerPoint.
For information, follow this link.
Tableau Services Manager (TSM)
As of Tableau Server 2018.2, Tableau Services Manager (TSM) is now available for Windows as well as Linux, and replaces tabadmin. This new web-based server configuration and management application contains a new user experience for server administrators – a command-line interface (CLI) and a web interface (both interact with the new TSM REST API).
For more information about TSM, see the following helpful resources:
Tableau Server on Linux Upgrade information
Are you upgrading Tableau Server on Linux to 2018.2?
Share workbooks and data extracts with other users in your organization using Tableau Server!
Read through the links below for advanced knowledge and details:
- Tableau Server Configuration utility
- tabadmin command line utility
- Tableau Server Monitor
Troubleshooting Extracts on Tableau Server
If your users experience or report any of the following behaviors while performing an extract task, they may be running into an incompatibility scenario. Please redirect them to the following Knowledge Base articles to resolve the error(s).