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QlikView Server and Publisher

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Stephen Redmond

Written for server administrators, this book guides you step by step through installing, managing, and maintaining QlikView Server and Publisher for your enterprise. It’s the foolproof route to turning information into knowledge.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782179856
Paperback176 pages

About This Book

  • Learn how to install and utilize the feature-rich QlikView with a step-by-step approach
  • Configure the appropriate environment for your server implementation
  • Discover how to shield your QlikView server by implementing third-party security
  • Share and manage your data using the QlikView Publisher

Who This Book Is For

If you are a server administrator wanting to learn about how to deploy QlikView Server for server management,analysis and testing, and QlikView Publisher for publishing of business content then this is the perfect book for you. No prior experience with QlikView is expected.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with QlikView Server
Supported Windows Servers
Licensing and Server types
Deployment options
Service Oriented Architecture
QlikView clients
Summary
Chapter 2: Standard Installation Process
Preparing the QlikView environment
Installing the QlikView Server step-by-step
Testing the implementation
Summary
Chapter 3: Exploring the QlikView Management Console in Detail
Looking at what has been installed
QlikView Management Console
Summary
Chapter 4: Managing and Securing QlikView Documents
Securing QlikView Documents
Other Document properties
Using Event Driven Execution (EDX)
Summary
Chapter 5: Installing QlikView Server Enterprise
Installing the QMS and DSC service
Testing the services installation
Establishing the shared folder
Installing the QVS service
Testing the QVS installation
Installing the QDS (Publisher) service
Testing the QDS installation
Creating the Publisher folders
Installing the QlikView Web Service on IIS
Testing the web installation
Connecting servers to QMS
Summary
Chapter 6: Configuring the QlikView Publisher
Exploring QMC Publisher components in detail
Creating tasks
Summary
Chapter 7: Alternative Authentication and Authorization Methods
Types of Directory Service Provider (DSP)
Enabling DMS authentication and establishing ACLs in the QMC
Configuring Directory Service Providers
Enabling HTTP header authentication
QlikView ticket authentication
Summary
Chapter 8: Monitoring and Troubleshooting QlikView Server
Locating and interpreting logfiles
Using QlikView administration dashboards
Using QlikView power tools
Reviewing the Windows event logs
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Choose the correct operating system and configuration to run QlikView Server/Publisher
  • Install a basic server and understand how it works
  • Deploy an enterprise class QlikView Server system
  • Install a QlikView Publisher
  • Create tasks with QMC Publisher Components
  • Integrate with third party security platforms
  • Monitor and troubleshoot your implementation

In Detail

QlikView is the most flexible enterprise Business Intelligence platform for transforming information into knowledge. Users can effectively consolidate relevant data from multiple sources into a single application, create reports, and visualize content for unprecedented business insight using QlikView. QlikView Server allows the nesting of multiple servers for data load balancing and enables users to access data using their PC and mobile devices. QlikView Publisher ensures that the right information reaches the right user at the right time, and gives further centralized administration and management.

Starting with the basics of QlikView Server, this book will show you how to deploy and manage your clustered environment. You will also learn how to share your data using QlikView Publisher.

With extensive practical examples and quality screenshots, the book starts by giving you a detailed understanding of QlikView Server and will proceed to help you get to grips with managing the server. From deploying a simple QlikView Server on a single-box, to an enterprise deployment on multiple servers, to alternative authentication options, you will learn all the areas that you need to know about.

Finally, you will learn how to share and manage your data using QlikView Publisher, which includes discovering the optimal configurations of QlikView. This book will enable you to effectively manage your QlikView Server and Publisher.

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