Mastering QlikView

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Learn
  • Learn performance-tuning techniques to tackle the challenges associated with scalability
  • Use and apply the most effective data models to find answers to your biggest business questions
  • Get to know the best practices for data loading and understand QVDs to implement an ETL approach
  • Discover a range of techniques to manage metadata including the QlikView Governance Dashboard
  • Write great scripts to load data in different ways
  • Visualize data using a set of analytical and advanced charting techniques
About

QlikView and its new sister product, Qlik Sense, are the leading tools for BI and data discovery. They both feature the ability to consolidate relevant data from multiple sources into a single application, an associative data model to allow you to explore the data the way your brain works, and state-of-the-art visualizations, dashboards, analysis, and reports.

The book starts by reviewing the best performance-tuning techniques and then advances to help you discover strategies to improve performance and test scalability with JMeter. You will also learn dimensional data modeling and creating best-practice ETL techniques using the QlikView script and QlikView's graphical ETL tool, Expressor. Following this, you will deploy QlikView Governance Dashboard to import multiple data sources and view all the information in a single location. Finally, you will learn why virtualization is important and what are the best practices for virtualization in QlikView.

Features
  • Let QlikView help you use Business Intelligence and data more effectively 
  • Learn how to use this leading BI solution to visualize, share and communicate insights
  • Discover advanced expressions and scripting techniques that will help you get more from QlikView
Page Count 422
Course Length 12 hours 39 minutes
ISBN 9781782173298
Date Of Publication 26 Nov 2014

Authors

Stephen Redmond

Stephen Redmond is the CTO and Qlik Luminary at CapricornVentis - a QlikView Elite Partner. He is the author of several books, including QlikView for Developers Cookbook and QlikView Server and Publisher, both published by Packt Publishing. He is also the author of the popular DevLogixseries for SalesLogix developers. In 2006, after many years of working with CRM systems, reporting and analysis solutions, and data integration, Stephen started working with QlikView. Since then, CapricornVentis has become QlikView's top partner in the UK and Ireland territories, and with Stephen as the head of the team, they have implemented QlikView in a wide variety of enterprise and large-business customers across a wide range of sectors, from public sector to financial services to large retailers. In 2014, Stephen was awarded the Luminary status by Qlik in recognition of his product advocacy. He regularly contributes to online forums, including the Qlik Community.

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