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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

By : Miguel Angel Garcia, Barry Harmsen, Stephen Redmond, Karl Pover
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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

By: Miguel Angel Garcia, Barry Harmsen, Stephen Redmond, Karl Pover

Overview of this book

QlikView is one of the most flexible and powerful business intelligence platforms around, and if you want to transform data into insights, it is one of the best options you have at hand. Use this Learning Path, to explore the many features of QlikView to realize the potential of your data and present it as impactful and engaging visualizations. Each chapter in this Learning Path starts with an understanding of a business requirement and its associated data model and then helps you create insightful analysis and data visualizations around it. You will look at problems that you might encounter while visualizing complex data insights using QlikView, and learn how to troubleshoot these and other not-so-common errors. This Learning Path contains real-world examples from a variety of business domains, such as sales, finance, marketing, and human resources. With all the knowledge that you gain from this Learning Path, you will have all the experience you need to implement your next QlikView project like a pro. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: • QlikView for Developers by Miguel Ángel García, Barry Harmsen • Mastering QlikView by Stephen Redmond • Mastering QlikView Data Visualization by Karl Pover
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

QlikView Deployment Framework

The QlikView Deployment Framework (QDF) allows us to easily reuse resources and separate tasks between different teams and people. A common folder structure, data, color schemes, and expressions are among the resources that we can share between the data governance team, the R&D team, and active business users.

The QDF is built using a resource container architecture. In the same way that a shipping container on board a ship or stacked in a port can easily be moved from one place to another, QDF containers are independent capsules that can easily be moved and stored in different computers and servers.

When we install QDF, we assign it to a folder where we are going to store these containers. How we define a container depends on how we want to organize the QlikView applications in our business. A container may be a project, it may be a department, or it may define a phase in the Extraction, Transform, and Load (ETL) process.

The QDF has two special containers...