Detailed step-by-step guide on upgrading from Tableau Server 9.x to 10.0 and avoiding common pitfalls.

If you or your Tableau manager is itching to get their hands on the latest release of Tableau — 10.0, you may have been reading up on documentation to get ready (or maybe just daydreaming). Official documentation can often be convoluted, assume too much, skip over critical details, or simply miss certain things.

We went through an upgrade recently and gathered resources from multiple sources and while the upgrade is relatively simple, we still had encounters with the dreaded “server initialization failed” popup notice. …

Here is a high level overview of how to deploy Solr if approached cautiously.

  1. Requirements
  2. Install
  3. Edit Configuration files to work with HDFS
  4. Changing to ‘Solr’ user
  5. Adding Nodes
  6. Starting SolrCloud
  7. Creating a collection
  8. Verify & Enjoy

These directions were drafted using this Lucidworks Install guide and are only meant to help avoid pitfalls and provide additional notes. Please read and understand the notes & warnings in the Lucidworks guide before beginning.

#Requirements for this guide

Installation on a Linux server.

Solr 5.5.0 requires Java 1.7 and higher.

HDP 2.3 or 2.4

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