Delivering analytic capabilities once reserved for professional analysts, Quick BI allows you to perform data analytics, exploration, and reporting on mass data with drag-and-drop features and a rich variety of visuals. Quick BI enables users to perform data analytics, exploration, and reporting, and empowers enterprise users to view and explore data and make informed, data-driven decisions.
Supported data sources: RDS, ADS, MaxCompute, MySQL and SQL Server databases hosted on ECS instances, and local files.
Drag-and-drop, flexible data modeling, advanced visualization, and easy portal building.
Embed dashboards into your existing systems and enjoy access without an additional login.
Manage users and organizational units and apply row-level access control. When a report is viewed by multiple users, users can only view sections they are authorized to access.
Intelligent Analytics Suite Quick BI provides enterprises with a complete suite of analytics including data connectivity, data processing, visual self-help analytics, and data sharing to enhance the effectiveness of their data operations.
Connects to a wide range of data sources, including MaxCompute, RDS (for MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server), Analytic DB, HybridDB (for MySQL and PostgreSQL). Provides a standard interface for retrieving the metadata and data of data sources.
Supports OLAP modeling of data sources, and converts data sources to multi-dimensional analytics models. Supports semantics such as dimensions (dates and locations), measures, star schema, and snowflake schema. Allows you to define calculated fields. The product allows you to edit the existing SQL script of the data source to customize your dimensions and measures.
Enables users to build dashboards with visualization components. Supports 17 chart types, including line, pie, column, funnel, hierarchy, bubble geo, geo, and card. Also allows users to insert filter bars, TAB pages, iframe content, and text areas in the form of widgets as well as link multiple charts.
Allows users to perform analytics in a spreadsheet environment. Supports row-based and column-based filters, basic and advanced filters, subtotals, auto-sum, and conditional formatting.
Allows users to build portals from dashboards in a drag-and-drop manner. Supports embedded links (for dashboards), templates, and menu structures.
Fast data-driven decision-making
RDS + Quick BI
Effort to read data
Business users often needing to rely on IT professionals to design SQL statements for multi-dimensional analytics.
Effort to produce and maintain reports
It takes a long time to deliver updates and new code to the backend analytics system.
Cost of visualization
Reporting libraries such as Highcharts deliver an unsatisfactory experience and demand high-cost.
Integration with existing systems
RDS + Quick BI
Easy to adopt and suitable for a wide range of user groups.
Fast data consumption
Integrates with existing systems to enable rapid analytics and data consumption.
Provides a unified and manageable interface for users to access data, eliminating the need to use multiple systems.
Access control of transactional data
Log + RDS + Quick BI + MaxCompute
Row-level access control
Fine-grained access control. For instance, a regional manager can only view the data for the region they are responsible for.
Rapid response to change
The applicability of metrics has to change frequently to address business growth, posing the need to respond quickly.
Consistent computing performance across multiple data sources
Robust cloud infrastructure and underlying platform allow you to connect to different data sources with consistent and reliable performance.
Quick BI increases the ability of everyone to use data and greatly shortens the time period from business need to desired result.
Using Quick BI Through the Management Console
The Management Console provides users choice of deployment regions and direct access to the product. You can start using the product by logging into the Quick BI Management Console and enjoy full access to data sources, visual analysis, report analysis, organize user management.
Alibaba Cloud Documentation
To use Quick BI, please review the Quick BI Documentation to learn more about this product.
1. How to get started with Quick BI?
If you have already registered with Alibaba Cloud, you can log on to the Quick BI console from your account.
2. Can I log on using a RAM user?
Yes. You can purchase a Quick BI subscription using the primary account. Then you can create RAM users for your employees to log on with RAM users.
3. How to synchronize data source changes to datasets?
In the dataset list, select and edit a dataset and then click "Sync Table Schema."
4. How to change the display settings for measurement?
There are two types of display settings you can make measurements.
Many options allow you to set the display name of a measurement, including:
Display name in a table
Display name in a tooltip
Display name in a caption of a pie chart
Additionally, when using charts that involve axes, such as column charts and line charts, you can change the display settings for the captions on the axes.