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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)

Optimizing your data loads

So far, we have shown you two ways of loading data: through Data Manager and using the Data Load Editor.

Qlik Sense has made it easy to load data by giving the user different options and making it clear and easy to understand where to go.

A good application must have a well-thought-out model. But a well-thought-out model is nothing if loading your data takes longer than expected.

In this section, you will learn how to load data faster using QVD files, and we will also explain data loading techniques that will make your script load data in a blink of an eye.

QVD files

QVD stands for QlikView data file. This type of file contains data stored using Qlik Sense or QlikView. QVD files can be created...