2 Replies Latest reply on Sep 30, 2016 7:39 AM by Charles Ayotte-Trépanier

    How to assess the impact on Server from views with excessively high activity (+1k requests/hour)?

    Charles Ayotte-Trépanier

      Hi,

       

      We have 3 dashboards (for a total of about 10 views) that are constantly being showed on multiple locations and generate about 1000 http_requests/hours (about 200 'show' requests/hour.) On peak usage hours, that's still about 50% of all activity on the server. Please let me reiterate: these views are not being consulted by regular users. They are being showns on TV's all around.

       

      I'm a new Tableau Server admin and still have limited knowledge/background on how all of this works behind the scene. Intuitively, I would think that these 3 workbooks could be significantly impacting CPU through Data Engine processes and memory through Vizql processes. Is there any way I could test these hypotheses? Is caching making all of this unimpactful? Is this worth doing anything about? (ex:

       

      Many thanks!