Get indepth overview of different types of models i.e., relational model and DMR model in Cognos and their features in detail. Read for More!. You want to create a dimensionally modeled relational model from a relational data Data Sources, references to data sources defined in Cognos Manager. Creating a Framework Manager Dimensional Model – DMR. 9- Import the tables/views, Known as Query Subject in Cognos world. Identify.

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Creating a DMR model

You created your package, now you should get a prompt asking cogjos you want to open the Publishing Package Wizard. The content is now ready for the business user to use in the form of a dkr schema grouping. You want to provide a very basic layout of query subjects for business users so they can comfortably create queries, and produce reports or workspaces. Your final expression definition should be:. Repeat step 5, but drag customer to the white area on the right and then at the bottom right-hand corner, click on Add to add a new Query Item.

You can link one object to an object in another namespace though. We only want business users to have access to Presentation View, not Physical or Business View, but we cannot exclude Physical or Business because Presentation depends on it.

A Namespace is an object that uniquely identifies stored and organized objects that are found in your model.


Cognos Express Cookbook — DMR – Dimensionally Modeled Relational Model

To test it, click on the blue play button and it should show you the correct results like in the picture below:. Model measure dimensions should be composed of only quantitative items.

The scope still remains the same. In Generate Relationshipsuncheck Use primary and foreign keys so you can manually create the model.

DMR – Dimensionally Modeled Relational Model

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The foodmart-reduced data source schema is not the same from the one we have now. In Framework Manager, you associate security filters with users, groups, and roles whose unique identifiers are stored within the model. It should validate automatically.

Query subjects should be unmodified views of the source tables. The subject queries that were created at the beginning of this recipe are known as data source query subject which is comparable to a table in SQL.

Bharati DW Consultancy: Framework Manager Dimensional Model – DMR

Presentation View this view will be presented to the business user. At least one path in the hierarchy skips at least one level. When all are selected, right click on one of them, and choose Create Star Schema Grouping….

Click on Test and you should get the top n rows specified. It is a process of navigating the data from highest level to lowest level details. In Cognos Cube Designer, you first create a query subject and then add query items from your data source to it.


This means the query subjects in Physical View should be data source while the query subjects in Business View should be model. You then associate the security views with users, groups and roles; these associations are stored in your Content Manager instances.

Cognos Cube Designer guides your modeling activities to allow you to succeed in your reporting requirements. This allows you to easily modify what business users see without modifying any of the dmrr subjects, and when query subjects are modified in the Business View, changes take effect in the Presentation View as well.

You can create a measure dimension for one or more query subjects that have a valid relationship between them.

We know the schema in the Physical View namespace is a snowflake, but we want it simpler and faster. You can check all of their many functions and parameters by clicking on the tabs on the lower left-hand corner, but we will cover that some other time. In Cognos Cube Designer, you can also create a query item set to obtain an abstract, business-oriented collection of query items. The branches in the unbalanced hierarchy descends to the different levels.

Then click the arrow pointing to the left.