Saturday, October 23, 2010

Prompt cache

If you have not seen this article already, you should definitely take a look. I found it very useful in a recent Proof Of Concept.

Check section 4.3 for knowing more about the prompt cache. You need to create a job that runs every now and then depending on how frequent your database refreshes are. For every report you can then use this setting:

Friday, October 22, 2010

Load balancing dialog !

Discovered this just today !

http://dispatcher IP:dispatcher port/p2pd/servlet/dispatch/p2plbDiag

This will give you some real information on the load balancing being done by the Cognos dispatchers. Much better if you have a multiserver setup at your disposal.

Friday, October 15, 2010

IBM Cognos 10 is coming ...

The first big release of Cognos after it was acquired by IBM, will be announced at the Business Analytics Forum at Las Vegas, on 25th October 2010. Apparently, the release is called IBM Cognos 10.

You may refer to the following websites for more information:

http://www-01.ibm.com/software/analytics/cognos/unleashed/
http://www.ibm.com/cognos/unleashed

IBM has even released a video on YouTube !