Error "Fetch size 10000 exceeds the limit..." Connecting to Redshift

Published: 31 Dec 2013
Last Modified Date: 08 Feb 2017


When you try to connect to or publish an Amazon Redshift data source, the following error might occur:
Fetch size 10000 exceeds the limit of 1000 for a single node configuration. Reduce the client fetch/cache size or upgrade to a multi node installation.


  • Tableau Desktop 8.0.
  • Tableau Desktop 8.1.0 - 8.1.5
  • Tableau Server 8.0
  • Tableau Server 8.1.0 - 8.1.5
  • Amazon Redshift


  • Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 8.1.6 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in the Tableau knowledge base.
  • Upgrade to Tableau Server 8.1.6 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server in the Tableau knowledge base.


This behavior is a known issue that has been corrected in more recent releases.

Additional Information

For more information about this issue, refer to the 8.1.6 Release Notes page.
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