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Using different editions of Qlik Sense

Qlik Sense is available as a client-managed or a SaaS solution. It can be deployed on Microsoft Windows, Kubernetes, or SaaS cloud infrastructure. There are slight feature differences between these platforms.

The SaaS editions of Qlik Sense are Qlik Sense Business and Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS.

The client-managed versions of Qlik Sense are available on Kubernetes and Microsoft Windows. Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes uses the cloud hub. Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows can be deployed on-premise or the cloud.

Organizing apps in the cloud hub

Apps in the cloud hub can be tagged so that related apps can be viewed together. You can tag apps and create collections based on these tags. If another user can view an app, they can view all tags on the app. However, to add tags to an app you must have edit permission on the app.

Developing apps collaboratively in shared spaces

Windows

You develop apps collaboratively in a stream. Users with edit permissions in a stream can add private sheets, stories, and bookmarks to your published app. They can publish these items to make them available to other users in the app. These community items can be approved by the app owners to be included in the base items of the app. Base items are included when the app is copied or downloaded by other users.

SaaS editions of Qlik Sense and Kubernetes

You develop apps collaboratively in a space. Users with edit permissions in a shared space can add private sheets, stories, and bookmarks to an app in a space. Users with edit permissions can then make their sheets, stories, and bookmarks public. Rather than being added to a community section for approval, these items are added directly to the public items of the app and are included when the app is copied or exported. Any user with edit permission in a space can take ownership of a public item to work on it further, by making it private.

Reloading apps in the cloud hub

Windows

If you want to schedule reloads for your apps, you or your administrator needs to create a reload task in the Management Console.

SaaS editions of Qlik Sense and Kubernetes

App owners can schedule reloads for their apps directly from the cloud hub.

Controlling access to apps with spaces

Windows

You control access to published apps by publishing them to streams. Streams are created in QMC and access to streams is set in QMC. Published apps have restrictions with how content can be added to it after publishing. Updates to the app can be made by duplicating the app, making changes, and then republishing the app. Sheets can be added to the base sheets of a published app by approving them.

Unpublished apps in Work are only visible to the app creator, and are published to streams when they are complete.

SaaS editions of Qlik Sense and Kubernetes

There is no concept of unpublished or published apps. Users can share their own apps directly with specific users or the whole of their cloud hub from their personal space. Shared apps can be continuously modified and changed by their owner.

Users with a professional license can also create shared spaces. Unlike streams, users can create shared spaces directly in the cloud hub. Shared spaces provide access control to apps. Users in a shared space are assigned an owner, administrator, editor, or viewer role, which limits the actions they can take both in the space and in apps in the space. See: Managing permissions in shared spaces and Managing permissions in managed spaces.