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IBM Cognos BI - Supplement for Metadata Modelers

( Duration: 2 Days )

In IBM Cognos BI - Supplement for Metadata Modelers training course, Participants will learn the full scope of the metadata modeling process, from initial project creation, to publishing of metadata to the Web, enabling end users to easily author reports and analyze data.

  • Knowledge of common industry-standard data structures and design
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience gathering requirements and analyzing data

  • Developers
  • Modelers
  • Application Developers

COURSE AGENDA

1

Working with Different Query Subject Types

  • Identify the effects of modifying query subjects on generated SQL
  • Specify two types of stored procedure query subjects
  • Use prompt values to accept user input
2

Setting Security in Framework Manager

  • Examine the IBM Cognos security environment
  • Restrict access to packages
  • Create and apply security filters
  • Restrict access to objects in the model
3

Manage OLAP Data Sources

  • Connect to an OLAP data source (cube) in a Framework Manager project
4

Publish an OLAP model

  • Publish a model with multiple OLAP data sources
  • Publish a model with an OLAP data source and a relational data source
5

Advanced Generated SQL Concepts and Complex Queries

  • Governors that affect SQL generation
  • Stitch query SQL
  • Conformed and non-conformed dimensions in generated SQL
  • Multi-fact/multi-grain stitch query SQL
  • Variances in Report Studio generated SQL
  • Dimensionally modeled relational SQL generation
  • Cross join SQL
  • Various results sets for multi-fact queries
6

Using Advanced Parameterization Techniques

  • Identify session and model parameters
  • Leverage session, model, and custom parameters
  • Create prompt macros
  • Leverage macro functions associated with security
7

Model Maintenance and Extensibility

  • Perform basic maintenance and management on a model
  • Remap metadata to another source
  • Import and link a second data source
  • Run scripts to automate or update a model
  • Create a model report
8

Optimize and Tune Framework Manager Models

  • Identify how minimized SQL affects model performance
  • Use governors to set limits on query execution
  • Identify the impact of rollup processing on aggregation
  • Apply design mode filters
  • Limit the number of data source connections
  • Use the quality of service indicator
9

Working in a Multi-Modeler Environment

  • Segment and link a project
  • Branch a project and merge results
10

Managing Packages in Framework Manager

  • Specifying package languages and function sets
  • Control model versioning
  • Nest packages

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