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Posts Tagged ‘TM1 design’

Loading Cubes – with Cognos TM1 Performance Modeler

So we’ve created a sample, simple cube in Modeler (this cube has only 2 dimensions) and we want to load some data. To do that, you can (like in TM1 Architect) right-click on the folder “Processes”: And then provide a name for the new process: Performance Modeler now presents the “edit process” panel with the […]

IBM Cognos TM1 TurboIntegrator – Comment Your Code

  “Either positive or negative comments are good because it shows I am still relevant” – Justin Guarini In all of my years of coding and testing TurboIntegrator scripts, my biggest pet peeve has to be opening a TI script and seeing lines and lines of unstructured, un-commented code. I’ve heard all the excuses: “self-documenting”, […]

Modifying Cognos TM1 Configuration Parameters

The Tm1s.cfg Server Configuration File The Tm1s.cfg file is an ASCII file that specifies environment information for a TM1 server. A default Tm1s.cfg file is created in the TM1 server data directory when you install a copy of the TM1 server. You can edit the Tm1s.cfg file to reflect the environment of the associated remote […]

TM1 Modeling Best Practice – Optimally Locating Solution Logic

To insure that acceptable levels of performance and maintainability can be achieved, an “architectural purist” (like me) will want to recommend that when implementing your Cognos TM1 model, great care be taken when deciding where you implement the specific logic that the solution requires. Although there will always be “room for exception” (for example to […]

Navigating Cognos TM1 Cube Types

navigation Cubes are to TM1 what tables are to relational databases.  Almost all data stored in TM1 is stored in and accessed from cubes. Do you know the difference between the types of these basic objects?   Let’s explore!     First, each and every TM1 cube must have at least two and up to […]