I am very new to this field. First of all, i would like to know what exactly cube does ?
Why Qlik is not using cube? or Is Cube necessary for any reporting tool?
Check this out:
OLAP cube - Wikipedia
Since it has preaggregated structure which lead to unflexible architecture.
if you need something new you have to do a lot of coding...
on the other hand QIX what Qlik has is really flexible.
Retrieving data ...