QlikView Server

Qlik Developer’s conversation with the Database Administrator

DV: QlikView Developer | Jim: Database Administrator DV: Hi Jim, can I get full access to Sales table on ORCAPROD? Jim: Why do you need full access? DV: I need it to extract the data to build a QlikView application for Finance and Operations. Jim: In that case, don’t you just need read access to the(…)

QlikView Server and Publisher Training Course

    Recently, we (myself and Shilpan) launched the QlikView Server and Publisher Course on Udemy. Which is a comprehensive course on QlikView Server and Publisher.  We had added loads of theory and practical content (see topics covered below). Together our goal is to make you awesome with QlikView Server and Publisher skills. This course(…)

Client Side Error Logging: QlikView IE-Plugin

I’m sure most of you, if not everyone are aware about the QlikView server logging. There are variety of logs available to manage and debug QlikView Server and Publisher. As a QlikView developer, you use the QVW logs to debug the script errors. Recently I had been dealing with the IE-Plugin stability and performance issues.(…)

All you need to know about QlikView CAL(s) – Part II

This is the second part of two part blog post about QlikView CAL management. Let’s understand how do CALs/licenses work together… Qlikview Server can support any combination of different CALs in a single Qlikview Server. Often it makes sense to combine the different CALs in a single Qlikview server based on the user requirements. When CALs(…)

All you need to know about QlikView CAL(s) – Part I

What is a CAL A QlikView license is referred to as a Client Access License (commonly called as CAL). To access the QlikView Dashboards deployed in QlikView Server, users need a Client Access License (CAL).  The CALs are purchased with QlikView Server and tied to the QlikView Server Serial Number. A CAL is never transferred to a client, but(…)

Book Review: QlikView Server and Publisher by Stephen Redmond

  QlikView administrators have to know little about a lot of things which includes the following: How to install or upgrade QlikView server Managing licensing & CALs How to manage and secure the QVWs Understanding of Windows server architecture & tools How to monitor and troubleshoot QlikView server Most of the times, QlikView developers wear(…)

QlikView Developer Skill Set

QlikView developers come from different backgrounds & skills. Generally speaking, we can divide QlikView developers into two categories: Organic & Tailor-made. Organic QlikView developers come from one of the streams – Traditional BI/ETL Developer, Database Developer, Data Analyst, Excel Developer, Web Developer, Test Analyst, Business Analyst and a DBA. Coming from one of these streams(…)

7 Things Administrators Should Know about the QlikView environment

When something is wrong its Administrator’s fault! But when everything is working as expected then its Developer’s magic. This is generally true in the IT world and Administrators are one of the key people for any organization. But unfortunately very few are thankful for their hard work & efforts. QlikView Administrators are no different from(…)