Tableau Server on AWS deployment options

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Deployments on public clouds continue to be supported but the content for third-party public cloud deployments is no longer updated.

For the latest Tableau Server deployment content, see the Enterprise Deployment Guide(Link opens in a new window) and the Deploy(Link opens in a new window) section of Tableau Server help.

For those customers who have access, we recommend Tableau Cloud. For more details, see:


You can self-deploy Tableau Server on an Amazon EC2 instance that you provision, deploy Tableau Server using the AWS CloudFormation templates in the Tableau Server on AWS Quick Start, or deploy Tableau Server on AWS using an AWS CloudFormation template in the AWS Marketplace. The following table shows the differences between each option.

Tableau Server AWS Self-Deployment AWS Quick Start AWS Marketplace
Production ready
Install on Linux
Install on Windows
Scale-out (add nodes)
Active Directory support
BYOL license
Supports latest version of Tableau

Each of the deployment options are described in more detail below:

For more information about licensing options for Tableau Server, see Licensing Overview(Link opens in a new window).

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