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Deploy an index cluster

Qlik Big Data Index is deployed in a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) using Kubernetes. You can deploy the cluster in a number of Kubernetes environments:

  • Amazon EKS (Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Non-managed Kubernetes environments

Deploy the environment in the following order

Deployment architecture

Understand the Qlik Big Data Index architecture, and the different pod types..

System requirements for Qlik Big Data Index deployment

Make sure that your environment fulfills the system requirements. You need access to the following hardware, software and information to be able to prepare the environment for deployment.

Preparing an index cluster deployment

You need to make some preparations before you can deploy the Qlik Big Data Index cluster with Helm.

Deploying the index cluster

Start the deployment by installing the Qlik Big Data Index Helm chart.

Create a secure communication path

Secure communication between Qlik Sense and the index cluster

When you have deployed the index cluster, the communication is not encrypted by default. We recommend that you ensure that the communication between Qlik Sense and the index cluster is secure.

Next step after the deployment

Index the data

The index is the main element of Qlik Big Data Index. Before you can index the data, you need to prepare the data using a schema, and connect to the data with a specific connector.