2 Replies Latest reply: Jun 24, 2016 1:48 PM by Michael Tarallo RSS

    Does Qlik-V and Qlik-S management capabilities of semantic layer?

    Sebastian Manar

      Hi guys

       

      I want to know if Qlik View and Qlik Sense have features for management of semantic layer..

       

      Im not sure but i think that Qlik View doesn't have it. And Qlik Sense i have no idea.

        • Re: Does Qlik-V and Qlik-S management capabilities of semantic layer?
          Gysbert Wassenaar

          What features are you thinking of when you say "features for management of semantic layer"?

          • Re: Does Qlik-V and Qlik-S management capabilities of semantic layer?
            Michael Tarallo

            Hello Sebastian,

             

            Thanks for your question.

             

            ......If you are thinking of older legacy BI tools, or SQL-based query tools that NEED to create metadata layers (semantic layers) in order to work with the BI tool -- and then pass either native / ansi SQL or translated API calls to the back-end data source....then NO - Qlik does not work that way. We do not maintain a semantic layer. Data is loaded from the source into the in-memory data model, compressed, indexed and becomes part of the app (Qlik Sense or QlikView). The client UI then aggregates on the fly and updates the visualizations at the speed of thought without going back to the source. (we have solutions for direct query access too if needed).

             

            Let us know what else you would like to know.

             

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            Regards,

            Mike Tarallo

            Qlik