Upgrading your RDS Instance
If you find that the current RDS instance you are using to host Tableau repository is a performance bottleneck, you can upgrade your RDS instance to a larger size. This topic describes the steps that you can use to upgrade your RDS instance.
Stop Tableau Server:
After confirming that the server has shutdown, sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon RDS console at
- In the navigation pane, choose Databases and then choose the DB instance that you want to modify.
- Choose Modify. The Modify DB Instance page appears.
- Modify your RDS instance by setting the DB instance class to the one you want.
- Choose Apply immediately to make sure that the changes are applied straight away. For more detailed information, see Modifying a DB Instance Running the PostgreSQL Database Engine(Link opens in a new window) on AWS documentation site.
Monitor the status of the RDS instance in the AWS console. It may take a while, but when the status shows as Available, you can start Tableau Server and resume normal operations:
Tableau Server Administrator who has have access to the Amazon RDS account can perform all the steps required to upgrade the Amazon RDS instance.