Chapter 10. Administration and Performance Tuning

This chapter will help us better understand the role and function of an administrator as well as show us how to use the Status tab of IBM Cognos BI to performance tune our Cognos BI environment. We will also look at basic performance-tuning rules of thumb. In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Deciding who should be an administrator
  • Navigating the administration interface
  • Monitoring the system in the Status tab
  • Performance tuning the system
  • Designing your security model
  • Adding data source connections
  • Importing and exporting content
  • Routing your requests using routing sets
  • The business case for performance tuning
  • The business case for administration

Deciding who should be an administrator

Administrators need to be ...

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