IBM Cognos Analytics: Enterprise Administration (v11.0.x)

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

Learn the fundamental concepts of installing and configuring IBM Cognos Analytics, and administering servers and content, in a distributed environment. In the course, you will identify requirements for the installation and configuration of a distributed IBM Cognos Analytics software environment, implement security in the environment, and manage the server components. You will also monitor and schedule tasks, create data sources, and manage and deploy content in the portal and IBM Cognos Administration.

Audience

Administrators & Jedis

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of Web application server architectures
  • Security systems administration
  • Experience using basic Windows functionality
  • Experience using a Web browser
  • Knowledge of your business requirements

Learning Objectives

  • Overview of Cognos Analytics administration
  • Cognos Analytics architecture
  • Secure the environment
  • Administer the server environment
  • Manage run activities
  • Manage content
  • Examine administration capabilities

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While class exercises are performed within a Cognos Analytics v11 environment, our expert instructors can provide guidance on previous Cognos versions and their differences.

Introduction to IBM Cognos Analytics administration

  • IBM Cognos Analytics components
  • Administration workflow
  • IBM Cognos Administration
  • IBM Cognos Configuration

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Identify IBM Cognos Analytics architecture

  • Features of the IBM Cognos Analytics architecture
  • Examine the multi-tiered architecture, and identify logging types and files
  • Examine IBM Cognos Analytics servlets
  • Performance and installation planning
  • Balance the request load
  • Configure IBM Cognos Analytics

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Secure the IBM Cognos Analytics environment

  • Identify the IBM Cognos Analytics security model
  • Define authentication in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Define authorization in IBM Cognos Analytics
  • Identify security policies
  • Secure the IBM Cognos Analytics environment

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Administer the IBM Cognos Analytics server environment

  • Administer IBM Cognos Analytics servers
  • Monitor system performance
  • Manage dispatchers and services
  • Tune system performance, and troubleshoot the server
  • Audit logging
  • Dynamic cube data source administration workflow

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Manage run activities

  • View current, past, and upcoming activities
  • Manage schedules

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Manage content in IBM Cognos Administration

  • Data sources and packages
  • Manage visualizations in the library
  • Deployment
  • Other content management tasks

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Examine departmental administration capabilities

  • Create and manage team members
  • Manage activities
  • Create and manage content and data
  • Manage system settings
  • Manage Themes, Extensions, and Views

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