IBM Cognos Analytics and older do not have a version 11 release of Powerplay Transformer for designing and building Powercubes. calculated measure, and a PowerCube Experienced IBM Cognos Transformer in IBM Cognos PowerPlay client, we identify a number of issues with. Problems when Modeling in IBM Cognos Transformer. When a user opens the cube in PowerPlay or one of the IBM Cognos studios, the system verifies that .

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Copyright interview questions Design by: The time source data is in the DT column in the model. Do you want days in the time dimension?

If not needed, we suggest to generate them based on the data and do not generate a category for each day. Data sources recommendations Column names in a data source must be unique. We will group the data by year in the highest hierarchy level and the most detailed level in the time dimension will be a week. Cognos Powerplay Client 2. The others are optional.

Do you want quarter-years in the time dimension? We will get into more details on that options later on in this tutorial. Each source can be expanded and it lists all available columns.

PowerCubes provide secure and fast data access. Fixed costs – calculated per the whole year.


Cognos PowerPlay Transformer

Put the PowerCube file name: Can someone please explain the difference between Cognos Powerplay client, Powerplay server and Cognos transformer. Powerplay Server is exactly what it sounds like. Main PowerPlay Transformer features: Gather business users requirements Create a Model Plan which will include design and data requirements for the model and decide on the cube distribution transdormer Select measures Plan dimensions and levels Design and develop the PowerPlay model in Transformer Create PowerPlay cubes and distribute them to the end users Analyze and explore the cube data using PowerPlay A Transformer Model can be also created using a wizard with AutoDesign function or manually.

We can see a new time dimension in the Dimension Map of the model: I am trying to install Cognos Put a name for the PowerCube: Other measures can be calculated.

Usually it is required to perform allocation when part of the data is available only on a higher detail level than other data. Source data typically comes from a data warehouse, sometimes from production ERP system tgansformer in many cases includes multiple sources in order to deliver information required by the model.

Enter ther first day of a particular year yyyymmdd – year value in this setting is not important. Customers dimension with the source data preview: To add measures to the model, follow the poewrplay below: I have the installation software for the below three, but not sure if these need to be installed and if so in which order.


Cognos PowerPlay Transformer Tutorial

Users can browse the source data by using Data Source Viewer. Variable costs allocated dynamically by quantity: PowerPlay Transformer Guide – Products dimension In this lesson we will create two additional dimensions: Time dimension Time dimension is a special type of dimension. About Me Siva Mandala.

This measure will be also allocated. PowerPlay Transformer application The default Cognos PowerPlay transformer window is composed of the following windows depicted on the the screenshots below.

There are two ways of implementing allocation: The final model structure is shown below: Post as a guest Name. The dimensions will have the following hierarchy:. Cognoz measure will be allocated.

IBM Cognos Analytics 11 support for Powerplay Transformer – United States

Cognos provides an automatic support for handling time dimensions which is working very well. Transformer is used to design and build cubes. Gross revenue – the source data stores sales records on a daily basis.

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