Use ApacheDS with IBM Cognos BI as LDAP Directory Server

The Apache Directory Server is part of the Apache Directory project and can be used as an LDAP server or authentication provider with IBM Cognos BI. This can be useful if you don’t have a

The holy grail of TM1: the TM1s.cfg file

Intro The TM1s.cfg file is about as close as it gets to the holy grail of your IBM Cognos TM1 server. Strictly speaking only two parameters need to be configured and those are: AdminHost and

Big Data: Revolution or Hype?

Each information technology software vendor talked, a lot, about Big Data in 2012 and it doesn’t seem to be a temporary thing. All major players like SAS, Teradata, Informatica, Oracle, IBM and many others

What’s new in IBM Cognos BI 10.2.1 (Part 2/2)

If you missed part 1, you can find it here: What’s new in IBM Cognos BI 10.2.1 (Part 1/2) For the Modeler IBM Cognos Framework Manager The facts are the facts. Four new governors are

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Component Overview

Below you can find a logical component overview of all the components that come with IBM Cognos BI. Please note that what you can and can’t use will depend on your version and available

What’s new in IBM Cognos BI 10.2.1 (Part 1/2)

What’s new in IBM Cognos BI 10.2.1: Synopsis This post describes what’s new in IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 compared to version 10.2. IBM Cognos 10.2.1 is more than just a maintenance upgrade. It is not

IBM Cognos TM1 Operations Console Configuration

The IBM Cognos TM1 Operations Console is an interface on top of TM1 Top. The main advantage is that you can manage different servers from a more user-friendly single console in your web browser. 

Integrated security between IBM Cognos BI and TM1

This post is taken from an old blog that I don’t update anymore. Please note we are talking June 2011 and are still in a TM1 9.5 and BI 8 world. I noticed many people

IBM Cognos TM1 Operations Console Installation

This post describes how to install and enable the IBM Cognos TM1 Operations Console. As always it is not difficult to do, but it is not available or working out of the box. The

IBM Cognos TM1 Licensing Simplified

This post explains the different licenses of IBM Cognos TM1. Hopefully it can be helpful in choosing the right combination of licenses. This post about TM1 Licensing is for version 10.1.1, but the concept