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How to install Qlik Sense in AWS.

How to install Qlik Sense in AWS.

Working at OptimalBI, I am asked to install and configure a number of products be it for production workloads or internal evaluations. Some of these products require days of configuration (according to the vendor) or at the other end of the spectrum require a single...

Use Trifacta to Wrangle your data

Use Trifacta to Wrangle your data

As mentioned in Shane Gibson’s blog, Trifacta = I can code! (and free data wrangling on your desktop), some of us at OptimalBI have had the pleasure of using Trifacta’s Desktop Data Wrangling tool. A little something from their website Data Wrangling to Simplify the...

How to install Yellowfin 7.1 updates p.o.p

Recently, I had to update one of our Yellowfin servers, and it was a p.o.p (easy ;)).  The Yellowfin team have made the update process as easy as possible; they provide an update jar file that enables you to update your Yellowfin installation rather than having to...

Locked account in Yellowfin

Have you had a user that has locked their Yellowfin user account? The error message that the user will generally see is ‘You have exceeded the maximum login attempts allowed’ Unfortunately there is no Click here to unlock for the user however theoretically you should...

My year in review – 2014

So last year I wrote a year in review blog for 2013 and I was surprised at how much I had achieved personally and at work. There was a new job, moved cities, had a house built, and we had a beautiful baby girl (child #2).  Well I think 2014 wasn’t that busy but I...