This module will introduce the topic of QVD files, which are used as a data source for Qlik applications. The three main use cases for QVD files are: increased app development; reduce stress on the data source and provide data synchronicity; and facilitate incremental load.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what QVD files are
  • Learn how to use QVD files and explore the benefits
  • Create and load QVD files
  • Examine security aspects when using QVD files
  • Implement a QVD layer structure for optimal document development and load performance
  • Recommendations for unofficial use cases like archiving and data warehousing