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QlikView Unlocked

By : Andrew Dove, Roger Stone
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QlikView Unlocked

By: Andrew Dove, Roger Stone

Overview of this book

QlikView Unlocked will provide you with new insights to get the very best from QlikView. This book will help you to develop skills to work with data efficiently. We will cover all the secrets of unleashing the full power of QlikView, which will enable you to make better use of the tool and create better results for future projects. In the course of this book, we will walk you through techniques and best practices that will enable you to be more productive. You will gain quick insights into the tool with the help of short steps called ”keys,” which will help you discover new features of QlikView. Moving on you will learn new techniques for data visualization, scripting, data modeling, and more. This book will then cover best practices to help you establish an efficient system with improved performance. We will also teach you some tricks that will help you speed up development processes, monitor data with dashboards, and so on. By the end of this book, you will have gained beneficial tips, tricks, and techniques to enhance the overall experience of working with QlikView.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
QlikView Unlocked
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
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Understanding the differences in environments

QlikView comes in many shapes and sizes and with extra add-ons too. These can have a dramatic effect on how your server is configured. In addition, there are many ways that you can license the use of your documents. All have their advantages, and all have cost implications.


How your server runs depends on the basic server version you are using. It could be Small Business Server, Enterprise Server, or Extranet Server. You need to know whether it is a Full license or a Test license and whether QlikView Publisher is installed and licensed.

Once the server type is established, next come User Licenses (sometimes referred to as CALs). There are currently four types to choose from: Named User, Document, Session, and Usage.

How to do it

Should we use Small Business Edition or Enterprise Edition?

There are a couple of significant differences between these two versions. Firstly, the number of User CALs that Small Business Edition can have is limited...