Author Archive | Craig Leach

Benchmarking QlikView Load Script Strategies

I recently worked on a project that involved improving the performance of a user developed QlikView document load script. The problem I was told was that the reload took approximately 12 hours to complete. The request that I received was to examine the document and improve the data model and load strategy. One issue that […]

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Qlik Sense Load Order Sorting

QlikView Developers have long used load order sorting to provide a custom or business rule driven sort order. Load Order sorting provides a simple way to sort values in an expected order without resorting to a numeric prefix, hidden sort fields or other techniques. Some common examples of lists commonly sorted in non-standard orders are […]

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Configuring QlikView Server for Multiple Authentication Types – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog post we examined the configuration steps required for accepting multiple types of authentication when connecting with a single QlikView Server (QVS).  In any multiple authentication scenario, the default document authorization mode must be changed from NTFS authorization to DMS authorization as shown in Figure 1. This is because NTFS […]

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Configuring QlikView Server for Multiple Authentication Types – Part 1

Recently I was involved with a clustered QlikView Server installation project in a very large multi-national enterprise. The QlikView server was designed to service multiple user groups in its lifetime. These user groups where global in scope and used differing authentication methods. In addition, there were multi-year infrastructure projects underway that promised to change the […]

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Creating new probes for SAP BusinessObjects 4.X Monitoring

Monitoring is a powerful new management feature in SAP BusinessObjects 4.0. Monitoring allows you to view and record platform server metrics for analysis and alerting. The Monitoring service also provides system administrators with several tools to ensure the platform is functioning optimally. One of those tools, Probes, allow you to execute various functions of the […]

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