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IBM Cognos Analytics: Architecture and Logging (v11.0)

  • Tuition USD $1,850 GSA  $1,455.92
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4733 Ratings
  • Course Code B6019G
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
B6019G - Cognos Architecture and Logging

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IBM Cognos Analytics: Architecture and Logging (v11.0) SPVC (J4019G-SPVC)

This course is designed to teach participants how to identify components and sub-components of the IBM Cognos Analytics architecture and how to use tools and techniques to provide a foundation to troubleshoot issues. Through lecture and interactive exercises participants will identify IBM Cognos Analytics components, examine how these components interact with Java, and will explore logging to assist when troubleshooting issues.

Skills Gained

Please refer to course overview.

Who Can Benefit

Administrators responsible for administering the IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0 environment


- IBM Cognos Analytics: Administration (v11.0) course or equivalent experience administering the IBM Cognos Analytics environment.

Course Details

Course Outline

 Architecture Overview
1: Introduction and Service-Oriented Architecture
- Identify IBM Cognos 11.0 architectural components
- Describe Service-Oriented Architecture in IBM Cognos Analytics

2: Explore the IBM Cognos Dispatcher
- Describe IBM Cognos Dispatcher
- Describe request routing and the routing process
- Describe Content Manager Cache Service

3: Examine IBM Cognos services
- Identify IBM Cognos services
- Explore the architecture in IBM Cognos 11.0

4: Examine Java memory management
- Describe Java memory layout
- Manage Java memory
- Use tools to monitor Java memory

5: Examine audit logging and Indication Processing Facility logging
- Describe installation logs and configuration logs
- Explore audit logging
- Explore IPF logging

6: Perform dye tracing
- Identify dye tracing requirements
- Perform dye tracing

7: Explore Dynamic Query Mode
- Explain Dynamic Query Mode (DQM) logging
- Explain IBM Cognos Dynamic Query Analyzer (DQA)

8: Explore component logging
- Explore component logging for Gateway, Dispatcher, Report Server, and Universal Data Access layer

9: Examine additional tools and special task logging
- Explore diagnostic tools and utilities for special task logging

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

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We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

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ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

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Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

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We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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This was a good program to get prepared for the solutions architect associate exam.

Class was very informative, although one lab didnt but will try again later

Great company -- easy to sign up and very organized. Loved my teacher and class overall.

They were very good. They made sure everyone was able to get into the training and got all of the material needed for class.

Overall ExitCertified is a great training provider and the remote learning is as effective as in person.

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