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Direct Query apps

Direct Query lets you to directly communicate with underlying data sources without having to import the data.

Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS Government noteQlik Sense Enterprise SaaS - Government (US) users cannot use Direct Query.

Direct Query provides an easy way to intelligently manage compute costs and user experience across databases and applications without moving the data from the underlying data sources. This capability is primarily meant to support specific analytical needs, as well as to introduce new users how to leverage Qlik analytic capabilities over customer data stored in databases. Direct Query also makes it easy to transition from a Direct Query app state to an in-memory data extract.

For more information about Direct Query, see Accessing cloud databases directly with Direct Query.

Direct Query app overview

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