After thinking about the concept for a few years and actively working on it for six months, it’s time for the first public release.Continue reading “Butler Auth 1.0 now available – strong authentication for Qlik Sense!”
Butler 4.2 brings alerting superpowers to Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows.
This version of Butler might actually bring you the most flexible and powerful alert emails ever for Qlik Sense.
Layout and contents of the emails are configurable, script logs included in the email and more.
Find all details at butler.ptarmiganlabs.com.
Butler adds various features to Qlik Sense Enterprise (the Windows server version), making it easier to develop, maintain and operate Qlik Sense environments and apps.
Butler is open source software.
Full docs, getting started guide available at butler.ptarmiganlabs.com.
Butler SOS has matured quite a bit during past couple of years, with latest additions being fine-grained monitoring of what users are connected to what servers.
Opens up for various interesting use cases, including notification to users before server restarts etc.
Starting today that site is the goto-place for everything Butler SOS related.
The site contains both installation and configuration instructions, as well as a (hopefully growing) set of examples on how Butler SOS can be used in various way.
Make sure to check out the blog section of that site too!
For years I have thought about ways to get data lineage info for all apps in a Qlik Sense Enterprise environment.
It would be super useful to know exactly what apps use a particular data source, as well as vice versa (what data sources are used by a specific app). I know there are commercial tools doing this and much more, but I wanted something easy to use, yet still effective and free.
Same thing for app load scripts: Extracting and storing them to disk in human readable format has more than once save days of work, when something has gone badly wrong in an app.
Dumping load scripts to disk was possible in my original Butler tool, but then only one app at a time. So not quite what was needed in an enterprise context.
Enter Butler Spyglass.Continue reading “Butler Spyglass: Data lineage and metadata tool for Qlik Sense”