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Install Tableau Server on the Google Cloud Platform

When you install Tableau Server on a Google Compute Engine (GCE) virtual machine (VM), you still have the advanced capabilities of Tableau Server in a local environment. Running Tableau Server on a GCE VM is an excellent choice if you want the flexibility of scaling up and scaling out without having to purchase and maintain an expensive fleet of servers. For instance, you can configure Tableau Server to be highly available, and integrate with all of the common enterprise applications (for example, Active Directory) that many organizations rely on.

Tableau Server can take advantage of many native Google Cloud Services:

In addition, you can store the data you use with Tableau Server using any of the following Google Cloud Services. Tableau provides native data connectors that enable you to connect to data in the following Google data sources: