This section lists the requirements that must be fulfilled by the target system in order to successfully install and run Qlik Sense.
Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows
For development and testing purposes only:
Note: These operating systems are supported by Qlik Sense. Third-party software may require service packs to be installed.
Multi-core x64 compatible processors
We recommend that you use at least 4 cores per node in a Qlik Analytics Platform deployment.
8 GB minimum (depending on data volumes, more may be required)
Qlik Sense is an in-memory analysis technology. The memory requirements for the Qlik Sense products are directly related to the amount of data being analyzed.
|Disk space||5.0 GB total required to install|
Note: Qlik periodically runs network file share performance tests on Qlik Sense using WinShare, and FreeNAS with SMB 3.0. For more information on network file share solutions, contact your Qlik representative.
|WebSockets||Web browsers and infrastructure components (such as proxies and routers) must support WebSockets.|
|.NET framework||4.5.2 or higher|
|PowerShell||4.0 or higher|
Centralized logging database
PostgreSQL is included in the Qlik Sense setup by default. However, you can also download and install it manually.
Note: The version of PostgreSQL 9.6.x installed with Qlik Sense does not include pgAdmin tools. You can download and install them manually if required.
PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database management system. It is released under the PostgreSQL license, which is a free and open source software license.
|Network||The configured hostname must resolve to an IP address on the host machine.|
|Qlik Management Console (QMC), supported browsers||
The following browsers are supported for accessing the QMC.
Supported Microsoft Windows browsers:
CefSharp embedded browser v55 or later (CefSharp allows you to embed the Chromium open source browser inside .Net apps)
Supported Apple Mac OS browsers:
|QMC, minimum screen resolution||
Desktops, laptops, and Apple Mac: 1024x768
No mobile or small screen support.
It is not possible to install Qlik Sense on a machine with QlikView Server already installed.
Qlik Sense Enterprise on Cloud Services
|Maximum app size||500 MB|
|Total cloud storage||500 GB|
|Maximum concurrent reloads||5|
|Maximum reloads per day||100|
Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes
The Kubernetes environment must have Internet access to the Qlik Helm and Container Image repository.
Kubernetes service vendors:
Non-managed Kubernetes deployments:
|Kubernetes package manager||Helm greater than v2.12.0 and less than v2.15.x|
Windows: Minikube v0.33 +
Red Hat MiniShift v1.21.0+
Mac: Docker for Desktop with Kubernetes enabled: v220.127.116.11
Storage attached to the cluster that supports ReadWriteMany. This can be configured as a Storage Class or a Persistent Volume Claim
|Processors (CPUs)||Minimum 4 cores (additional depending on data volumes)|
|Memory||Minimum 8 GB (additional depending on data volumes)|
|Disk space||5 GB total required to install|
|IDP||For user authentication an OIDC compatible IDP is required|
Qlik Sense Mobile app
|Qlik Sense Mobile for iOS||
iOS and iPadOS supported versions:
Note: iOS 11.0 or later is required for SAML authentication.
Qlik Sense Mobile for iOS compatibility with Qlik Sense:
Warning: Qlik SenseFebruary 2018 or later is required to reduce the size of apps for download to your iOS device.
|Qlik Sense Mobile for Android||
Android OS supported versions:
Qlik Sense Mobile for Android compatibility with Qlik Sense:
|Per-app VPN support||
Qlik Sense Mobile per-app VPN through Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) is designed to work with the environments and versions listed in this section.
Qlik Sense EnterpriseNovember 2017 or later:
Qlik Sense Enterprise November 2018 or later:
Access to Qlik Sense Enterprise using AirWatch per-app VPN is supported on the following browsers:
Qlik Sense Mobile for BlackBerry app
|BlackBerry UEM support||
We recommend using Apple devices powered by A10 processor or higher:
|Qlik Sense Mobile for BlackBerry app compatibility with Qlik Sense||The Qlik Sense Mobile for BlackBerry app is compatible with Qlik Sense February 2019 and later releases.|