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Prep Flow Jobs Intermittently Show Pending Status Longer than Expected in Tableau Cloud


Published: 23 Jan 2024
Last Modified Date: 13 Feb 2024

Issue

When there are available resource blocks, flow jobs intermittently are queued and show pending status, typically over 15 to 30 minutes.

Environment

  • Tableau Cloud
  • Prep Flows

Resolution

Option 1

Move scheduled flow jobs to earlier or later times of the day. 

Option 2 

Manually run the prep flow in Tableau Prep Builder.

Cause

Capacity has been reached on the Tableau Cloud pod. 
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