Out of Memory Error When Publishing a Workbook to Tableau Cloud

Published: 22 Nov 2022
Last Modified Date: 24 Nov 2022


When publishing a workbook connected to Google BigQuery to Tableau Cloud, the following error occurs or Tableau Desktop hangs. The issue doesn't occur when reducing the amount of data connected.

Error Message: Out of memory
Error Code: D9BBBBA3


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Cloud
  • Google BigQuery


Following are potential workarounds:

Option 1
Delete the unnecessary fields that are not used in the views on Data Source page.

Option 2
Add Data Source Filters to reduce the amount of data.
Create a data source filter

Option 3
If you use Extract connection to Google BigQuery, change it to Live connection.

Option 4
Add RAM/memory to the machine running Tableau Desktop.


Insufficient memory on the machine running Tableau Desktop.
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