B6063 IBM Cognos Cube Designer - Design Dynamic Cubes (v11.0)

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Duration

2 Days

12 CPD hours

This course is intended for

Data Modelers

Description

Participants will learn the full scope of the metadata modeling process, from initial project creation, to publishing a dynamic cube, and enabling end users to easily author reports and analyze data.

Introduction to IBM Cognos Dynamic Cubes
  • Define and differentiate Dynamic Cubes
  • Dynamic Cubes characteristics
  • Examine Dynamic Cube requirements
  • Examine Dynamic Cube components
  • Examine high level architecture
  • IBM Cognos Dynamic Query
  • Review Dimensional Data Structures
  • Dynamic Cubes caching
Create & Design a Dynamic Cube
  • Explore the IBM Cognos Cube Designer
  • Review the cube development process
  • Examine the Automatic Cube Generation
  • Manual development overview
  • Create dimensions
  • Model the cube
  • Best practice for effective modeling
Deploy & Configure a Dynamic Cube
  • Deploy a cube
  • Explore the Estimate Hardware Requirements
  • Identify cube management tasks
  • Examine Query Service administration
  • Explore Dynamic Cube properties
  • Schedule cube actions
  • Use the DCAdmin comment line tool
Advanced Dynamic Cube Modelling
  • Examine advanced modeling concepts
  • Explore modeling caveats
  • Calculated measures and members
  • Model Relative Time
  • Explore the Current Period property
  • Define period aggregation rules for measures
Advanced Features of Cube Designer
  • Examine multilingual support
  • Examine ragged hierarchies and padding members
  • Define Parent-Child Dimensions
  • Refresh Metadata
  • Import Framework Manager packages
  • Filter measures and dimensions
Optimize Performance with Aggregates
  • Identify aggregates and aggregate tables
  • In-memory aggregates
  • Use Aggregate Advisor to identify aggregates
  • User defined in-memory aggregates
  • Optimize In-Memory Aggregates automatically
  • Aggregate Advisor recommendations
  • Monitor Dynamic Cube performance
  • Model aggregates (automatically vs manually)
  • Use Slicers to define aggregation partitions
Define Security
  • Overview of Dynamic Cube security
  • Identify security filters
  • The Security process - Three steps
  • Examine security scope
  • Identify scope rules
  • Identify roles
  • Capabilities and access permissions
  • Cube security deep dive
Model a Virtual Cube
  • Explore virtual cubes
  • Create the virtual cube
  • Explore virtual cube objects
  • Examine virtual measures and calculated members
  • Currency conversion using virtual cubes
  • Security on virtual cubes
Introduction to IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Define IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Redefined Business Intelligence
  • Self-service
  • Navigate to content in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Interact with the user interface
  • Model data with IBM Cognos Analytics
  • IBM Cognos Analytics components
  • Create reports
  • Perform self-service with analysis and Dashboards
  • IBM Cognos Analytics architecture (high level)
  • IBM Cognos Analytics security
  • Package / data source relationship
  • Create Data modules
  • Upload files
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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