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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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Your two best friends

Fine tune your application by using a couple of handy tools.


When developing QlikView applications, you sometimes need a little help from your friends.


There are two things you should use while fine tuning your application. One is Windows Task Manager, and the other is QlikView's Memory Statistics exporter.

How to do it

When you run a document reload, it is a good idea to have Windows Task Manager open. On the Performance tab, if you are running Windows 8 or above, select the Memory icon on the left-hand side, so that the graph shows memory use.


To open Windows Task Manager, press Ctrl + Shift + Esc.

What this will show is the state of the system's memory while the reload is being performed. What you don't want to see is the line running at the top of the graph as this would indicate that you are using all of the system's memory. This means that Windows may be starting to page its memory, which is rather time consuming.

It is also worth viewing the...