Improving the application performance: The cut-down feature

You have just deployed a large application (for example, an application containing an employee D-List with 5000 items), and you find out that users are not satisfied with the application's performance. So what do you do in this situation? IBM Cognos Planning offers the 'cut-down' feature to improve application performance. Although this feature is tricky to use, it can improve the performance of a large application, if you use this feature correctly.


This feature may not be as attractive to use now as when it was introduced in 2002 (Contributor 2.2) when the client machine specs and network bandwidth was not as powerful as it is now.

Understanding cut-down feature

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