How to create a performance recording
The Performance Recording feature in Tableau records performance information about key events as you interact with a workbook. You can then view performance metrics in a workbook that Tableau creates to analyze and troubleshoot different events that are known to affect performance:
Connections to data sources
Server blending (Tableau Server only)
Tableau support may ask that you create a performance workbook as they work with you to diagnose performance issues.
Enable Performance Recording for a Site
By default, performance recording is not enabled for a site. A server administrator can enable performance recording site by site.
Navigate to the site for which you want to enable performance recording.
Under Workbook Performance Metrics, select Record workbook performance metrics.
Start a Performance Recording for a View
Open the view for which you want to record performance.
When you open a view, Tableau Server appends “:iid=<n>” after the URL. This is a session ID. For example:
Type :record_performance=yes& at the end of the view URL, immediately before the session ID. For example:
Load the view.
A visual confirmation that performance recording has started is the Performance option in the view toolbar:
View a Performance Recording
Click Performance to open a performance workbook. This is an up-to-the-minute snapshot of performance data. You can continue taking additional snapshots as you continue working with the view; the performance data is cumulative.
Move to a different page or remove :record_performance=yes from the URL to stop recording.