Qlik Sense lets you to connect to your data, wherever it is stored, with a wide range of Qlik Connectors and other data connection types.
When you create a data connection it is saved to Qlik Sense, so you can quickly select and load data from the data sources that you commonly use.
Create a connection
To select data from a data source, you can either create a new data connection or use a saved data connection. You can create data connections and access your saved connections from:
Add data in the data manager.
Add new data to your app quickly and get assistance creating associations.
For more information, see Adding data to the app.
Data connections in the data load editor.
Select data from a new or existing data connection, or use the script editor to load data from a data connection. You can also edit existing data connections.
For more information, see Connect to data sources in the data load editor.
Data sources in spaces in the cloud hub
Add data from a new connection to a space. You can also edit existing data connections.
For more information, see Managing data sources from the cloud hub.
If you have on-premise data sources you want to use in your tenant, you can upload them using Qlik DataTransfer. For more information, see Uploading on-premises data with Qlik DataTransfer.
You can only see and use data connections that you own. You cannot change the owner of a connection.
Connecting to data sources from a private network
To request data from your data connections through a firewall, you need to add the
Data connection requests are made from
Underlying IP addresses (US):
Underlying IP addresses (EU):
Underlying IP addresses (APAC):
Data connection types
Qlik Sense allows you to access your data wherever it resides. The following data connection types are available with Qlik Sense. You can download connectors from the qlik.com download site to use with Qlik Sense.
Many of the connectors that access these data sources are built into Qlik Sense, while others can be added. Each type of data connection has specific settings that you need to configure.
Load data from files that you have uploaded to your cloud.
For more information, see Adding data from uploaded data files.
Load data into Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes from files in
For more information, see NFS connector.
Connect to an
- Amazon Redshift
- Apache Drill
- Apache Hive
- Apache Phoenix
- Apache Spark
- Azure SQL
- Cloudera Impala
- Google BigQuery
- Microsoft SQL Server
- MySQL Enterprise
For more information, see Database.
Connect to an
To learn more about
Connect to a
To learn more about
Connect to your
For more information, see Salesforce connector.
- SAP SQL
To learn more about SAP connectors, see Qlik Connector for use with SAP NetWeaver.
Qlik Web Connectors
Connect to social media or web-based data sources.
- Amazon S3 Metadata
- AYLIEN News V2
- AYLIEN Text Analysis
- Azure Storage Metadata
- Facebook Fan Pages
- Facebook Insights
- Google AdSense
- Google AdWords
- Google Analytics
- Google Calendar
- Google Cloud Storage Metadata
- Google Drive and Spreadsheets
- Google Search Console
- Mailbox IMAP
- Microsoft Dynamics CRM V2 (SaaS editions of Qlik Sense only)
- OneDrive Metadata
- Slack V2
- Watson Natural Language Understanding
- YouTube Analytics
To learn more about Qlik Web Connectors, see Built-in Qlik Web Connectors.