Data sources in Qlik Cloud
Whether your data is stored on-premise or in the cloud, you can quickly load it into Qlik Cloud. You can even stream your social media data into your Qlik apps.
There are different ways you can add and load data from data sources.
The following data sources are supported in Qlik Cloud Analytics Services.For information about data sources supported in Qlik Cloud Data Integration, see Connecting to data sources in Qlik Cloud Data Integration.
Qlik Data Gateway - Direct Access
Data source connectors that support Qlik Data Gateway - Direct Access appear twice in the Add data connection dialog. Once with just the data source name and once with the data source name followed by (via Direct Access gateway). Qlik Data Gateway - Direct Access eliminates the need to open inbound firewall ports, allowing Qlik Sense SaaS applications to securely access firewalled data. If your enterprise data source is located behind a firewall and can be accessed via Qlik Data Gateway - Direct Access, it is strongly recommended to connect to it via the Direct Access gateway.
Data sources that support Qlik Data Gateway - Direct Access are marked with an asterisk in the list below.
For more information on Qlik Data Gateway - Direct Access, see Data gateways.