Performance Issues when Connected to MSAS after Upgrading to Tableau Desktop 2018.3

Published: 31 Jan 2019
Last Modified Date: 20 Oct 2019


A workbook connected to a MSAS data source shows a significant drop in performance after upgrading to Tableau Desktop 2018.3 


  • Tableau Desktop 2018.3.0 - 2018.3.3 
  • MSAS


This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 858157  which has been corrected in more recent versions. 

Additional Information

Performance recordings for the same workbook when using Tableau Desktop 2018.3 and when using a previous version will show a spike in the number of "get_cached_metadata" events.

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