Time for another update of Butler SOS, this time to version 5.4. Github release : https://github.com/ptarmiganlabs/butler-sos/releases Docker image : https://hub.docker.com/r/ptarmiganlabs/butler-sos Documentation: https://butler-sos.ptarmiganlabs.com This release both adds some nice new features as well as enhancing existing ones and
When implementing Qlik Sense solutions for enterprise clients they usually have various requirements regarding alerts for failed reloads, support SLAs etc. Those are all interesting challenges to implement, but the most common request is probably: “The system should alert me if data doesn’t arrive on time” It’s a
Butler SOS has matured quite a bit during past couple of years, with latest additions being fine-grained monitoring of what users are connected to what servers. Opens up for various interesting use cases, including notification to users before server restarts etc. A brand new doc site (butler-sos.ptarmiganlabs.com) also
Qlik’s annual Qonnections conference in Orlando wrapped up yesterday. Three days packed with the latest from both the Qlikosphere in general and Qlik in particular. I had more session conflicts (where I wanted to attend several interesting sessions at the same time) than during any previous year, which is
In a large Qlik Sense installations you are likely faced with a high number of reloads every hour. But some apps are more important than others – those apps should reload immediately when triggered. The alternative is that those important apps end up being queued after ongoing long running tasks – not
I recently investigated a strange behaviour of the Qlik Sense REST connector, where it would become slower and slower executing REST queries, the longer the server had been running. RAM or CPU consumption was not unusually high, but something was clearly eating away some kind of resources from the system.
The goal of the previously described Slack proxy project was to allow posting of messages from Qlik Sense load scripts to Slack (great instant messaging platform!). The project has however developed into something larger and slightly more ambitious, integrating other connections than Slack. The original project name “Slack proxy” has
With so much cool data available online, tools like QlikView and Sense becomes real Swiss Army knives of data integration. Pull in some data from company internal databases, some data from previously created QVDs, and more and more commonly also from various online sources, both public and private. Depending on