Queries, Relationships, and Determinants in IBM Cognos Framework Manager
In Chapter 16, you were introduced to the mechanics of building a Cognos Framework Manager model. In this chapter, we discuss how various modeling practices affect queries generated by Cognos Framework Manager. To demonstrate the key concepts of this discussion—query subjects, relationships, and determinants—we will be using a simplified example.
As you have probably learned, there is usually more than one way to accomplish any given task when working with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10.1 (Cognos BI). This makes it difficult to talk about “the right way” versus “the wrong way” of performing tasks in Cognos BI. Nevertheless, when you’re modeling data with ...