Qlik Catalog® Technical Overview

Qlik Catalog is a modern enterprise data management solution that simplifies and speeds up how you catalog, manage, prepare, and deliver your trustworthy, actionable data to business users across your enterprise. It builds a secure, enterprise-scale repository of all the data your business has available for analytics, giving your data consumers a single, go-to catalog to find, understand, and gain insights from any underlying enterprise data source. The solution's data preparation and metadata tools streamline the transformation of raw data into analytics-ready assets, while the product's Smart Data Catalog help people easily discover and select whatever data they need. Built on a platform of hardened data security and featuring governance capabilities, you can easily integrate Qlik Catalog with any of your other data management tools to gain enterprise-grade scalability, reliability, and performance.

This paper provides a detailed technical overview of Qlik Catalog's architecture including the following:

  • Qlik Catalog Components

  • The Fundamental Role of Metadata within Qlik Catalog

  • Security and Data Governance

  • Deployment Options

  • Integrating with Other Applications