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Data Access and Modelling

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Import SQL COMMENT ON in data modules

Increasing size and complexity of data sources increase the demand for easy-to-handle metadata information. Descriptions directly implemented in source database objects are also useful for data modelers and report & dashboard authors. SQL COMM...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Option to view Cube viewer and browse in classic mode(Like how it is in TM1 Architect/TM1 Perspectives) for PAw and PAx

This will be a good option for user adaptation from the TM1 Architect or TM1 Perspectives to the future tool IBM Planning Analytics Workspace(PAw) and IBM Planning Analytics for Excel(PAx). It simply provides an ease of user interface into TM1 Cub...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Datamodule doesn't support store procedures

By introducing the capability to import database stored procedures as parameterized query objects in the Data Module, you could streamline your workflow within Cognos and eliminate the need for additional Cognos Framework Manager installations. Th...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Support customized JDBC driver by Amazon

Amazon provides us a new JDBC driver to access AWS RDS Postgres DB, but it is not currently supported in Cognos Analytics (we are using version 11.2.4 FP2). A support case (TS014762359) has been submitted. Based suggestion from case support, we ar...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Prevent copying of data modules

We want to allow a user to use a data module in Reporting perspective but he should not be able to copy the data module. On the copied data module the user is the owner and has full permissions. It is not possible to prevent copying of data module...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Submitted

Ralph Davis

Cognos Data Modules need expanded capabilities to model Planning analytics cubes. Basic model can be created, but limited in scope. As a result, any self service is diminished in the COgnos Dashboard environment.
24 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Allow REST queries to be run asynchronously

Currently when using CADataConnector.read_data() to access data in Notebooks, there is a hard limit of 5 minutes. After this, the request will fail. This is caused by a timeout of 5 minutes on all REST queries. Please allow users to run REST queri...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Option to restrict rows returned when testing joins

In Framework Manager there is the option to restrict the amount of data returned in a Query Subject (default is 20 rows). Can a similar option be added to data modules?
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Framework to data modules convertion

Have a tool to convert Framework Manager models (model.xml) to data modules whenever possible. Our target: Avoid having to rewrite data modules from scratch when FM models already exist
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data Wrangling at upload time

Implement simple functions (eg : upper, lower, replace null by ,date casting, categorize, lines/col delete,…) to allow preparation and transformation at upload/refresh time. Our target : Avoid business users force to prepare/transform data with ot...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted