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Tableau Production Server Memory Use Climbs to 100% Over Time


Published: 17 Sep 2016
Last Modified Date: 24 Mar 2017

Issue

Tableau Server memory usage increases over time when extracts or workbooks using large nested calculated fields are in use.

This issue is noticed in VizQLServer and TDEServer processes.

Environment

Tableau Server 9.3.0-9.3.5

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 538417) that has been fixed in a recent version of Tableau Server. A query change was implemented in this version that streamlines impacted queries.
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