Qlik Sense

This article describes how to use Qlik Sense with a Databricks cluster or a Databricks SQL endpoint to analyze data in Delta Lake.


For information about Qlik Replicate, a solution that helps you pull data from multiple data sources (Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SAP, mainframe, and more) into Delta Lake, see Qlik Replicate.

Step 1: Get Databricks connection information

  1. Get a Databricks personal access token.

  2. Get the Server Hostname, Port, and HTTP Path field values from the JDBC/ODBC tab for your cluster.

  1. Get a Databricks personal access token.

  2. Get the Server Hostname, Port, and HTTP Path field values from the Connection Details tab for your SQL endpoint.

Step 2: Configure a Databricks connection in Qlik Sense

  1. Sign in to the Qlik Sense app or website for your organization.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • If you have an existing app that you want to use, click the app’s tile on the home page to open it.

    • If you do not have an existing app, click Add new > New analytics app, and follow the on-screen directions to finish creating the app and to open it.

  3. With the app open, click Prepare > Data manager.

  4. Click Add data > Files and other sources.

  5. For Connect to a new data source, click Databricks.

  6. In the Create new connection (Databricks) dialog, enter the following information:

    1. For Host name, enter the Server Hostname value from Step 1.

    2. For Port, enter the Port value from Step 1.

    3. For Database name, enter the name of the database that you want to use.

    4. For HTTP Path, enter the HTTP Path value from Step 1.

    5. In Credentials, for User name, enter the word token.

    6. For Password, enter the token from Step 1.

    7. For SSL Options, select the boxes Enable SSL, Allow Self-signed Server Certificate, Allow Common Name Host Name Mismatch, and Use System Trust Store.

    8. For Name, enter a name for this connection, or leave the default name.

    9. You can leave the rest of the settings in this dialog with their default settings.

  7. Click Test connection.

  8. After the connection succeeds, click Create.

  9. Follow the on-screen directions to add tables to your connection and to filter the tables’ data.

  10. Click Next.

  11. Follow the on-screen directions to analyze your data with sheets, visualizations, and other data analytics and visualization resources.