Posts Tagged ‘TM1 Performance’

Estimating Hints for Cognos TM1 Report Development

Typically, a TM1 project will include work to create reports. Most finance groups will have a number of Excel workbooks that they are using for both their forecasting and planning as well as for reporting. These workbooks will become the “templates” for designing your TM1 input sheets and reports. For the reports, you will be […]

Autonomous Performance Tuning

I was recently asked by a former colleague of mine to help conduct an appraisal of a large scale Cognos TM1 development project that is planning on sourcing all kinds of data from a large Oracle RDMS. In addition to the “normal” review objectives (is the design appropriate? are best practices being followed? will the […]

Performance Testing Your Cognos TM1 Application

Performance testing a TM1 model begins with understanding performance testing in general. Performance testing is an iterative process and the expected outcome (acceptable performance) will be based upon both the TM1 application and the environment it is deployed in.  The goal of performance testing is to identify response times, throughputs, and resource utilization of the […]

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 […]

IBM Cognos TM1 and a Relational Mind

      For a long time relational models have supported the ability to create virtual tables known as “views” to provide a mechanism that allows developers to customize how their users can logically view data stored in base tables. There is a similar concept in Cognos TM1 known as “virtual cubes”. A virtual cube […]