Chapter 4. Data Sources

We've completed the "seeing is believing" phase with big success. We've shown HighCloud Airlines the potential value that QlikView can bring to their business and how they will be able to give their raw data the meaning that their business requires to make everyday decisions. Now, the natural question that arises after seeing what QlikView can do on the frontend is: what type of database does QlikView require to work?

The straight answer to this question is simply that QlikView does not necessarily require a specific database or Data Warehouse (DWH) to pull data from. It can benefit from using a DWH, but that is not required. However, the data must reside somewhere in order to be able to pull it into QlikView, visualize ...

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