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Concepts

This section introduces you to some common concepts in Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows.

Get an understanding of the different types of objects, what hypercubes are and how they are used, what load balancing is in Qlik Sense, and more.

Concept Description
Generic object Generic objects are structures for storing and interacting with data in an app. They are the primary type of entity through which the engine provides access to the components of an app.
Hypercube Hypercubes in Qlik Sense represent extractions of the data loaded for apps, and are defined through the HyperCubeDef property.
List object A list object is a type of Qlik Sense object that consists of exactly one dimension and no measures.
Load balancing Load balancing is a procedure used to get a more even distribution of the work load between different nodes in a multi-node setup.
Master object A master object is used when you want to display the same object on several sheets.
Paging Paging is a concept used in Qlik Sense to allow access to selected parts of data tables.
Properties Generic objects have different properties depending on what they represent.
Selection models You can use selection models when creating visualizations using the APIs.
Snapshot A snapshot is a graphical representation of the state (type and data) of a data object at a point in time that you can use when you create slides used in data storytelling.