Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Latest Cognos Interview Questions and Answers (Page 3)

Below are some important Cognos interview questions which are asked in most MNC company interviews for beginners or professionals.

21. What is Cognos Reporting tool?
Cognos is a Reporting tool from IBM which helps in reporting and analysis of various data from a data warehouse.

22. What is Cognos Connection?
It is a Web portal for Cognos 8 and a component which interracts with the Content Store. It is a frontend to publish, find, manage, organize, and view organization’s

business intelligence data.

23. What is Report item?
Report item is nothing but a query item when it is drag and drop into the work area.

24. What is Cardinality?
Cardinality is nothing but relation between tables.
One to One > One to Many > Many to Many > Many to One

25. What is data mining?
Data mining is a process of extracting hidden trends within a data warehouse.

26. What are the types of prompt in Cognos?
Value prompt ,Text Prompt, Date prompt, Time prompt, Date and time prompt

27. What is Drill Through?
Drill-through reporting allows you to link from one report to another. You can drill through in a number of ways. > A Drill Through id developed with two reports.
1. Parent Report  > 2. Child Report.

28. What are the components of Report Net?
Framework manager ,Cognos connection, Query Studio, Report Studio

29. What is difference between content store and content manager?
A content store is a data base which stores the meta data of the reports.
But where as a content manager is a service which is available in dispatcher. which it manages the security.

30. What is OLAP?
OLAP stands for On Line Analytical Processing, a series of protocols used mainly for business reporting.
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