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Extended Samples for Cognos Analytics

By Samples Team posted Mon November 26, 2018 07:58 AM


The Extended Samples demonstrate how to use IBM Cognos Analytics with a database (Framework Manager package). They require the use of a database and database connections to host the sample Great Outdoors Company (GO) data. Consequently, they must be installed and configured.

The Extended Samples for Cognos Analytics 11.1.0 and below are installed via the installation program.

Starting with Cognos Analytics 11.1.1, you can directly download all of the required files from this Blog post:

Download.pngDownload:  (for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.5 and above)  (for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.1 - 11.1.4)

  1. Download the file above that is applicable to your Cognos environment.
  2. Unzip the downloaded file.
  3. Find the deployment file in the content folder named You will need it in a future step.
  4. Follow these installation instructions.

After you install the Extended Samples, you will see two new folders under Team Content > Samples:
  • Models
  • Reports
The Models folder contains 4 sample packages for relational (query) and dimensional (analysis) data. The Reports folder contains sample active reports, drill-through reports, and standard reports that are built from the 4 packages.

Related posts:

Types of Samples:
Base Samples | Extended Samples | JavaScript | Themes and Extensions | Audit Reporting | OLAP | Package Based Drill-Through | Legacy | 10.2.2 Cognos Mashup Services (CMS) | Notebooks

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