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Status Submitted
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Components Install and config
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 26, 2023

Cognos Server to support SAS JDBC

In the list of vendor-support client driver, SAS JDBC is not supported. 

RHB Group has made Cognos as enterprise business analytics tools, that connect to various data sources as their data strategy for RHB Bank Group. 

At the moment, the SAS ODCB driver to Cognos has caused multiple issues (example: Dataset refresh not working, error on dashboard). IBM Cognos technical support has recommended to change from CQM to DQM, for better memory handling and connecting to data source. However, SAS JDBC is not in the support list of the vendor support client driver for Cognos Server.

Customers would like to request to have SAS JDBC driver, to be added to the list, so that Cognos may connect to SAS data source.

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