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Mastering Qlik Sense

By : Juan Ignacio Vitantonio
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Mastering Qlik Sense

By: Juan Ignacio Vitantonio

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense is a powerful, self-servicing Business Intelligence tool for data discovery, analytics and visualization. It allows you to create personalized Business Intelligence solutions from raw data and get actionable insights from it. This book is your one-stop guide to mastering Qlik Sense, catering to all your organizational BI needs. You'll see how you can seamlessly navigate through tons of data from multiple sources and take advantage of the various APIs available in Qlik and its components for guided analytics. You'll also learn how to embed visualizations into your existing BI solutions and extend the capabilities of Qlik Sense to create new visualizations and dashboards that work across all platforms. We also cover other advanced concepts such as porting your Qlik View applications to Qlik Sense,and working with Qlik Cloud. Finally, you'll implement enterprise-wide security and access control for resources and data sources through practical examples. With the knowledge gained from this book, you'll have become the go-to expert in your organization when it comes to designing BI solutions using Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Best Practices for Loading Data in Qlik Sense

As the name of this chapter suggests, best practices can be applied anywhere throughout the life cycle of a project. From coding to test cases, there are lots of best practices one can follow to keep a data project tidy and organized.

In the previous chapter, we learned how powerful the Qlik engine is, and we also described guidelines to optimize your model.

Qlik Sense data is stored in memory so every bit of data we load counts. As well as RAM capacity, we must understand how we can load data in an optimized way. Qlik Sense scripting is extremely powerful, but with great power comes great responsibility. You, as a Qlik Sense enthusiast, must ensure your loading techniques are accurate and follow best practices within the Qlik Sense world.

In order for all of us to work and understand different projects, it is important that the...