In the modern world the success of any organization is decided on the basis of Data Analysis. Data analysis is to understand the problems faced by an organization. Data Analysis is the process of evaluating data of the organization using analytical and statistical tools. One such kind of analytical tool is Qlik Sense.
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Qlik Sense is the product of Qlik Tech. Qlik Sense is the powerful self-service analytical tool. Qlik Sense has gained popularity as it helps the professionals to develop personalized and interactive dashboards, reports, and visualization from the data coming through varied data sources with ease.
Qlik Sense consists of three editions as follows:
Qlik Sense if available free for personal and internal business. You can download it from its official website and start using it. Qlik Sense can be learnt very easily. It is an interactive application. Qlik Sense desktop hub gives you the glimpse of all the applications you prepared and each application can consist of number of sheets. It is very easy to navigate. Data can be loaded and charts can be prepared by simple drag and drop. You can connect to standard APIs for further customization. It can be connected to Qlik View and can combine with its scripts.
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In this section, we see the Qlik Sense Process Flow step by step,
Step 1: The data is entered in the Qlik Sense Environment via Qlik Sense Proxy. Proxy acts as a gateway between users and the client. In other words, this Proxy connects the front end and back end.
Step 2: The data that comes from the user is stored in Qlik Sense Repository and the Qlik Sense Scheduler manages the loading and reloading of this data in QIX Engine.
Step 3: Once the data is loaded into back end, all the major functionalities like data indexing, calculations, searching, self-service interactions is done in Qlik Sense Engine. Its main functionality includes processing the data and returns the appropriate results.
Step 4: Once all the functionality is done on the data the proxy returns the data to the end user with the help of Qlik Sense Application. Qlik Sense Application serves as the front end. We get the final file with .QVF extension. This file also contains all the data loaded in Qlik Sense back end in a compressed format.
Step 5: Qlik Sense Application is the final layer that is used to create visualizations.
There are number of advantages offered by Qlik Sense and hence it is Important Qlik Sense can be further classified into Qlik Sense Desktop, Qlik Sense Cloud, and Qlik Sense Enterprise. The following is the importance:
The following is the comparison between four different analytical tools –
|Specifications||Qlik Sense||Sisense||Microsoft Power BI||Tableau Desktop|
|Trial Free Version||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Prep tools for Data||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Tools for Data (Join, integrate, blend)||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Natural language query||X||✓||✓||X|
|Social media analytics||✓||✓||✓||✓|
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