We often want to record the exact time taken by a report to execute. This recipe will show you a technique that is tried and tested and can be used repeatedly to examine the performance of a report at different loads and volumes on the data source.
Take any report whose execution time is to be recorded. The steps for this recipe are to be carried out in Cognos Connection Portal, not Cognos Report Studio.
In this recipe, we will see how to get the time taken by the report to be executed by getting the start time and the completion time for the report from Cognos Connection Portal.