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IBM Cognos 10 Report Studio Cookbook - Second Edition by Abhishek Sanghani, Ahmed Lashin

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Timing report execution

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.

Getting ready

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.

How to do it...

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.

  1. Go to IBM Cognos Connection Portal and locate the report.
  2. Click on the Create Report View button and create a report view ...

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