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Prep Builder Crashes When Writing to MySQL Table


Published: 03 Jan 2022
Last Modified Date: 04 Jan 2022

Issue

Prep Builder is unable to write to a MySQL Database table. One of the following error occurs.
 
"The table does not comply with the requirements by an external plugin"

"Tableau Prep Builder stopped running because an underlying process stopped unexpectedly. If this problem continues, try reinstalling the product"

Environment

  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • MySQL 5.7, 8.0

Resolution

Disable group-replication in MySQL.

Cause

Group replication on MySQL prevents writing to a table with no primary key.
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