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IBM Cognos Cube Designer: Design Dynamic Cubes (V10.2) (B5263G)

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Overview of IBM Cognos BI

  • Describe the IBM Cognos Family
  • Identify the positioning of each component and studio in IBM Cognos BI
  • Examine the high level IBM Cognos BI architecture
  • Describe Cognos BI groups and roles

Introduction to IBM Cognos Dynamic Cubes

  • Overview of Dynamic Cubes
  • Identify the challenges of large data volumes that are resolved by dynamic cubes
  • Examine dynamic cube characteristics and requirements
  • Explore the related components, tools, and high-level architecture
  • Describe the dynamic cube lifecycle, from business requirements to application
  • Examine how dynamic cubes use caching

Create and Design a Dynamic Cube

  • Explore the IBM Cognos Cube Designer interface
  • Review the automatic and manual processes to create a cube
  • Extend the metadata in an existing cube

Deploy and Configure a Dynamic Cube

  • Deploy and publish a dynamic cube
  • Configuration and management of a published cube
  • Examine query service administrative tasks
  • Explore dynamic cube properties
  • Configure a dynamic cube to trigger a report

Advanced Dynamic Cube Modeling

  • Identify advanced modeling techniques and caveats
  • Examine calculated members and measures
  • Model a relative time dimension
  • Explore multi-lingual support
  • Define parent-child dimensions in dynamic cubes

Optimize Performance with Aggregates

  • Examine aggregation in dynamic cubes
  • Identify types of aggregates (database and in-memory)
  • Allocate memory for cache and aggregates
  • Explore the aggregate workflow
  • Explore Aggregate Advisor
  • Use an aggregate slicer to properly route data

Define Security

  • Overview of dynamic cube security
  • Identify existing roles and capability requirements
  • Use security filters to define hierarchy security views
  • Assign users and groups to security views

Model a Virtual Cube

  • Examine the benefits, requirements, and build process of virtual cubes
  • Explore virtual cube objects: dimensions and hierarchies
  • Examine virtual levels in merged hierarchies
  • Apply security to virtual cubes
  • Publish a virtual cube