Cognos Interview Questions

Can we create reports using OLTP database? How?

What is power prompts? Can somebody explain me.

How can we convert imr report into Impromptu web report?

Can we create a cube in a Transformer from multiple IQD’s ?if so, how? Also , explain some of the best practices used ,while creating a cube in power play transformer?

How to schedule the report in Cognos? And i have 2 users u1,u2.

how to schedule the report for these 2 users(the 2 users will get result once for a week) but u1 get the result on every Monday to his inbox, and u2 get the result on every Wednesday to his inbox.?

How to upgrade drivers in Cognos 8?

What is the difference between cognos 8.2 and cognos 8.3?

How will you migrate your reports to QA environment?

what are the joins present in reportnet? which is most widely used?

How security is concerned with Reportnet? Explain its implementing steps.

In an existing Framework model, how will you add a new column to the existing table?

Report studio has two SQL tabs one native SQL and another one cognos SQL which one is get more preference? which one we need to consider?

For example I developed some reports on employee package now I have to develop same reports to another package.

How can I change reports to another package?

How can we publish package to QA environment not cognos connection?(if we have two URL one cognos connection and qa environment how can we publish package to QA?

Fiscal year means what?

How you create security to reports ?

How you create security to cubes ?

what are the applications of the tabular model ?

in reportnet how u burst the reports for every 5th day, 10 th day, 15 th day, 20 th day

what is the automation tool used for data warehouse testing?

what r the names of the reports that u prepared?

at what level u prepared the reports in cognos? in dataware housing what is the automation tool u r using?

suppose if u burst the reports if ur reports not reached to the destination how u will identify that one?

what is meant by roll up and roll back in dataware housing?

what r the migration tools available in the market with respect to cognos such as impromptu
reports are migrated to cognos reportnet?

what is logs in cognos ?

what is report burn and where it occurs

how u will design the report if the objects are available

how u will determine the performance tune will occur either in report or system

can reportnet supports cubes?

how u migrate the reports from impromptu to reportnet?

how u provide security to reports??how u provide security to packages ?

WHAT STEPS SHOULD BE TAKEN BY A REPORT DEVELOPER TO INTERACT WITH THE
CLIENT SERVER?

WHAT SHOULD BE DONE WHEN A REPORT RUNNING TIME WILL TAKE LONG TIME IN CONGNOS?

how can we improve performance of the reports?

What is Stich Query in Reportnet?

What is the use of Excel files in Cognos8?

What is parameter maps & Session parameter?

What is the importance of Dimension in the cognos.

What is Report item

What is Cardinality

what r the filters in fwm and report studio

what is query subject

What is architecture of Cognos 8

how u migrate reports to cognos 8 from previous versions

How can I convert a list report/Cross tab Report in Cognos EP series into a bar chart or pie chart etc.?

HOW MANY LEVELS CAN BE USED IN DRILL THROUGH REPORTS

How can i approach to write Congnos Certification? What exactly should i do?

What is difference between drill through and drill down?

What is slowly changing dimensions? why we are used SCD?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIST REPORT AND CROSSTAB REPORT?

Where u can save the Report net documentation in our local system?

Give me some examples for Lifecycle reporting, i mean which lifecycle we will use for reporting

How we check the errors before running the report,

first of all i want say thanks to Zilanibasha, As u said that now these days Cirtification in cognos8 is only possible. Will u like to tell me in detail How i apply for cirtification As i m very much Interested.

Anybody suggest me either url address or website for certification in Cognos from cognos.com !

what are the enhancements in cognos reportnet ?

what is the difference between group and association?

How do add dynamic titles in PP?

When You Import data into catalog You have complex columns names. How do you change the
Name of those columns?

What are the different ways of adding data in Transformer?

How to create measures and Dimensions?

What is IQD? What is contained in IQD? How you create IQD In ReportNet FrameWork?

What is loop in framework manager ?

How to crate cubes in transformer ?

What is snapshot ?

How to select multiple values from Type-in prompt? Example – I want to enter into type-in
prompt in ‘Product name— Liza’ display report data in ‘product name is Leza’ only OR I want to enter into type-in prompt in ‘All’, that time display report data in all are report data. How is possible this Scenario using in type-in prompt.
actually we are migrating one project to ACTUATE business intelligence solution to COGNOS REPORTNEt?

why the client want to migrate from ACTUATE to COGNOS REPORTNEt? what are the special features in COGNOS REPORTNEt?

How to findout YEAR CALCULATION? THAT MEANS YOU SHOW THIS YEAR REVENUE AND LAST YEAR REVENUE. WHEN YOU FILTER THIS YEAR VALUE THE RESULT SHOULD DISPLAY THIS YEAR RESULT AND LAST YEAR RESULT.

How to pass parameter value into html design page? (That is YOU Create a html page and use that page in your cognos 8 report header.take my question is how to use parameter value in the html page .)

what is model and how to create model and how to test model?

How to create a dynamic column name in Cognos?

How to test reports in cagonos ?

How to create users and permissions in cognos?

what are versions of cognos from starting release to latest in the market?

what is Cognos Visualizer and Cognos Scripting?

Explain the different stages in creating a report in cognos report net?

what are the limitations of cognos reportnet?

What are the Ways to Import Data into Catalog?

How you drill from power play to Impromptu? Explain all Steps?

How you create IQD In ReportNet FrameWork?

What is IQD? What is contained in IQD?

what was the actual purpose of portfolio in cognos ?

What is Cognos Powerhouse and what is it used for?

What a differences between Reporter report and Explorer report?

what is drill down and slicing and dicing what are the differences between them?

What is the difference between macros and prompt?

How to pass multiple values from picklist prompt to sub report filter?

How many number of cubes can we create on a single model? How can we navigate between
those cubes?

How to perform single signon in Cognos by using URL?

What are the differences between Cognos 8 and Cognos 7.x version?

Is it possible to apply access manager user rights in impromptu?

what is cube size?

What are the steps involved in migrating CRN enviroment to Cognos 8?

How to configure the Cognos configurations to work in the Windows 2000 Server machine?

what is the security module used in cognos?

what is exact catalog size?

what is Associated grouping? and how it works in cognos impromptu?

when we save a report in reportstudio with what ext it should be saved?

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