Cognos Interview Questions
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How create measures and demensions?

50

What is meant by alternate drill down with ex?

42

What is main advantage datawarehousing over oracle?

49




What is drill down and slicing and dicing whats the difference between them?

50

What is meant by junk dimension?

36

What is catalog and types of catalogs in cagonos and which is better?

52

How can create users and permissions in cognos?

47

What is the difference between group and associare?

43




What is the difference between a cascading report and drillthru report? Why do we go for drill thru report?

48

What are the other methods working as deployment functionality?

44

What junk dimension contains?

44

What are products of cognos?

50

What is the difference b/w macros and prompt?

48

How can we create a dynamic column name in cognos?

50

Suppose you run a report with empty data, how will you inform the end user that it has no data while running the report in report studio? Is it possible, if so how?

56


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can anybody explain me about sales project in cognos..wt is the requirement,how u get the requirement..explain me any one based on ur experience as a report developer..how much time u will take to complete one project,single person in a team have to do how many reports..in a real time how much time will take to complete reports ie..one single report.. (simple and complex report)and in real time ur project contains how many fact tables and dimension tables..how many query subjects and query items..wt functional area u worked on.. hope u vl respond as soon as possible ..my mail- id is ammu2india@gmail.com

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Tell me about Dnamic and Static Dashboards?

1327


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What is the use of powerhouse?

56


What is the difference between the standard and metrics folder?

31






What is the enterprise class platform architecture of cognos 8?

53


is there any difference between operational database and data base?if yes what r they?

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What actually a project contains?

53


Hi All, Is there any way to check whether a value is selected in a Multi-select tree prompt? I have a tree prompt and want to get to know whetehr which values user has selected,i want to so that values on the top of the report. I Have used that paramDisplayValue('paramername'),But it will display only last selected value. For Example i have tree prompt with one level Region- >country->states If user select region Asia it will dislay the all the Countries in that region and then if user select India it will display the states related to india only Suppose Hierachy look like this: Asia->India->Andhra Pradesh. I want to show this hierachy on the top of the report How it is possible? Can you please help me?

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how you burst the reports? If you are bursted reports is not reached to destination how you identify?when you import data into catalog you have complex columns names.how do you change the name of those columns?

62


what is the role of cognos comsultant?what actually it means?pls reply

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------------ Diff b/w MemberCaption and MemberDescription?

1355


What are the types of folder present in cognos?

68


What is the difference between ‘macro’ and ‘prompt?

42


What you mean by drill across and what is the difference between drill through, drill across?

50