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Mastering QlikView by Stephen Redmond

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Understanding how QlikView stores its data

QlikView is really good at storing data. It operates on data in memory, so being able to store a lot of data in a relatively small amount of memory gives the product a great advantage—especially as Moore's Law continues to give us bigger and bigger servers.

Understanding how QlikView stores its data is fundamental in mastering QlikView development. Writing load script with this understanding will allow you to load data in the most efficient way so that you can create the best performing applications. Your users will love you.

A great primer

A great primer on how QlikView stores its data is available on Qlik Design Blog, written by Henric Cronström (http://community.qlik.com/blogs/qlikviewdesignblog/2012/11/20/symbol-tables-and-bit-stuffed-pointers ...

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