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QVD Converter - Create and Process QlikView Data Files everywhere

The QVD Converter is a reusable Java library from TIQ Solutions. The library enables Java applications to create and process QlikView data files (QVD format) from any size independently (e.g.. in Unix environments).

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The offered Java classes can be used directly in any Java implementation (via import) and are a useful starting point for the development of plug-ins for ETL tools like Pentaho Kettle. With this, QlikView data files are integratable in any data integration process.

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At this moment, TIQ Solutions develops a QVD JDBC driver based on the QVDReader class. This JDBC driver will make QlikView QVD data files available as queryable SQL data sources for a broad range of applications implementing the JDBC standard.

Read more about it on TIQ Solutions QVD Converter website:

http://www.tiq-solutions.de/display/enghome/QVD+Converter

I’ve pushed my latest QVDReader examples on GitHub:

https://github.com/ralfbecher/QlikView_QVDReader_Examples

Update: I’v added new features for version 1.3:

  • select a subset of fields, skip unwanted data (in preparation for QVD JDBC driver and for better performance)
  • cache of last records symbol values to prevent lookups (performance)
  • more example applications for batch processing (e.g. search over a bunch of QVD files with wildcards for files and search pattern)