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IBM Cognos 10 BI Metadata Model Developer
Which of the following is true when applying object security in Framework Manager? A. If beginning to apply security by specifying object security on an object with no children, all other objects remain accessible to all users. B. If beginning to apply security by specifying object security on an object with no children, all other objects will not be accessible to all users. C. Allow overrides Deny if specified in the properties of the object. D. Child objects only inherit security from their parent if the Inherit property is set to Yes.
Answer: B Question: 2
Which of the following is correct regarding the Cognos 10 security environment? A. Cognos 10 must be configured to use only one authentication provider at a time. B. To perform authentication of users, a connection to the Cognos namespace must be defined. C. In Framework Manager, object security is implemented by defining access to objects for users, groups and roles defined in the authentication providers. D. In Framework Manager, object security is implemented by defining access to objects for groups and roles (of which users are members), not individual users.
Answer: C Question: 3
With respect to Cognos 10 security, which of the following is true of the Cognos namespace? A. Only contains predefined groups and roles. B. Can be used to create custom groups, roles and users. C. Can be used to create Cognos 10 specific groups and roles. D. Can be deleted if a different namespace is used to secure the environment.
D. implicitly denies access to that object for all other users. Groups and roles can be created in the Cognos namespace when specifying access to objects. Even when object security is applied. Drill-through values must be identifiers. One of the groups is denied access to an object. Granting access to an object for one user. C. B. C. Relationships. D. if anonymous access is configured. Answer: B . B. Drill-through values must be cast. Data sources. A user belongs to two groups. C. Answer: D Question: 6 What must a modeler consider when modeling for drill-through between multiple data sources? A. Drill-through values must be consolidated.Question: 4 The groups and roles defined in the Cognos namespace can be used to assign access rights to which of the following Framework Manager objects? A. groups or roles. The other group is granted access to the object. The result is that user has access to the object. Answer: A Question: 5 Which of the following statements is correct regarding the implementation of object security in Framework Manager? A. Parameter maps. Query items. Drill-through values must be conformed. group or role (except the Everyone and All Authenticated Users groups). every object in a Framework Manager project is visible to everyone. B. D.
D. Viewed in the Explorer and used in the expression editor. Create a model query subject with the appropriate relationship to the existing SALES_STAFF data source query subject and make both available to report authors. C. Viewed in the Project Viewer and used in the expression editor. Member MUNs D. Member aliases Answer: C . Create a star schema grouping that contains the SALES_STAFF data source query subject and a shortcut to the SALES_STAFF data source query subject. and report authors will use it instead of the underlying query subject to create the required report. Viewed in the Diagram and used in the SQL of a data source query subject. B. which of the following may change? A. Answer: A Question: 9 In Framework Manager. if a modeler changes the business key for a level in a regular dimension. This query subject is provided in a model to report authors. report authors cannot create a report that includes management staff and the sales staff that report to them. Create a shortcut to the SALES_STAFF data source query subject. Level identifier C. Import a query subject that does not contain a recursive relationship. Viewed in the Explorer and used in the SQL of a model query subject. B. Answer: C Question: 8 A user-defined function imported into Framework Manager can be viewed and used in the following locations? A. Level MUN B. C. D.Question: 7 A recursive relationship exists between SALES_STAFF_CODE and MANAGER_CODE in the SALES_STAFF data source query subject. How can the existing recursive relationship in the model be modified to provide this ability to report authors? A. Using this query subject alone.
it is recommended to model operational metadata as a virtual star schema for which one of the following reasons? A. C. Multiple ambiguous joins between two query subjects. One query subject with several relationships. Ensures inner joins between data source query subjects. Unwanted query splits (full outer joins). Provides stability to the underlying data structure. Creates an easy-to-read data dictionary for end users. C. Answer: D . Virtual star schema models require a time dimension for multi-fact queries. role-playing dimension query subjects are used to resolve which reporting trap? A. B. time-based queries. B. Report authors cannot create multi-fact. Time-based rollups for multi-fact queries may be difficult to handle.Question: 10 What is true of a Framework Manager model of an operational database lacking a time dimension? A. D. Queries that reference two facts with no conformed dimension. D. D. time-based queries unless using a union. B. Answer: C Question: 12 In Framework Manager. C. Answer: C Question: 11 In Framework Manager. Report authors cannot create multi-fact. Helps to remove ambiguity and provide predictable results.
Create relationships between regular dimensions and measure dimensions. . Use parameter maps to map date values in one query subject to date values in another query subject. Create shortcuts to regular dimensions and fact query subjects. D. Use the Time Dimension wizard to generate a time dimension and create the appropriate relationships. Actual Revenue values are stored at the day grain in the Orders Fact table. Answer: A Question: 14 What technique can Framework Manager modelers use to implement a time dimension for models that lack a time dimension? A. Identify a time dimension table source. Answer: D Question: 15 Users want to compare Actual Revenue and Sales Target values by Month. which Framework Manager modeling technique will a modeler use? A. C.Question: 13 If authors want to perform OLAP-style queries directly against a relational database. import into the model and create relationships to fact query subjects. Create star schema groupings for dimension and fact query subjects. B. C. Create relationships from date fields in one dimension to date fields in another dimension. Sales Target values are stored at the month grain in the Sales Target Fact table. B. D. Create regular and measure dimensions and set scope.
.. C.In Framework Manager.. D. both at the month grain. D. the query subject requires which cardinality rule? A. All instances of attached cardinality must be either 1.n.. B. One instance of attached cardinality must be 1. which technique will best prevent Sales Target values from being doublecounted in Query Studio reports? A. Create separate star schema groupings for Orders Fact and Sales Target Fact. Define both Month and Day determinant levels in the Time Dimension and Group By Day. Set scope for Actual Revenue at the Day level and Sales Target at the Month level in the Dimension Map. Answer: B Question: 16 To ensure a query subject is recognized as a fact by the Cognos 10 query engine in all query scenarios.n or 0.1 or 0.. Define both Month and Day determinant levels in the Time Dimension and Group By Month. C. B..n. Answer: C . All instances of attached cardinality must be either 1.1.n. One instance of attached cardinality must be 1.
Viewing the properties of the query subjects in Report Studio. Inner join on RETURN_REASON_KEY. C. conformed dimensions can be identified by which one of the following? A. Outer join on RETURN_REASON_KEY. D. Left inner join on RETURN_REASON_KEY. B. Using the same name for the dimension in each star schema grouping. Viewing the properties of the query subjects in Framework Manager.Question: 17 In Framework Manager. when using star schema groupings in the business view. B. Using a different query subject icon for display in the studios. Left outer join on RETURN_REASON_KEY. Answer: D Question: 18 The generated Cognos SQL below contains which one of the following joins? A. Answer: A . C. D.
Question: 19 Although modelers can use model query subjects to create entire business views. To provide authors with access to all columns in a databasetable which reduces requests to the modeler? Answer: A . Combine facts and dimensions for intuitive ad hoc business views. what are the minimum requirements to implement a stored procedure that expects arguments and make it available to authors? A. Import the stored procedure. provide values that satisfy the procedure's arguments. Resolve conflicting keys and indexes and generate minimized SQL. retrieve a projection list and then publish it as part of a package. B. Import the stored procedure. why is it recommended that modelers alter the default all-inclusive select statements of data source query subjects as little as possible? A. D. Import the stored procedure. it is recommended to use them to do which of the following? A. provide values that satisfy the procedure's arguments. D. To generate the most efficient SQL at run time and simplify model maintenance. To prevent the exclusion of columns from a table that may be required in future reports. B. B. set the type to Data Modification. C. C. use it to create a calculation in the expression editor and then publish the calculation as part of a package. Import the stored procedure. C. retrieve a projection list and then publish it as part of a package. D. Resolve reporting traps and simplify snowflake tables through consolidation. and then publish it as part of a package. Provide dimensional information through the use of determinants. Answer: B Question: 21 In Framework Manager. Answer: C Question: 20 In Framework Manager. add it as a model calculation. To prevent improperly constructed SQL and reduce issues with model documentation and readability.
Is there a direct relationship between Branch and Employee? Answer: D .. D. Answer: A Question: 23 What question should a data modeler answer before accepting this proposed operational data structure? A. Are Branch and Employee dimension tables or fact tables? D. B. a modeler can use which of the following techniques? A.Question: 22 In order to create complex joins in Framework Manager. Open the Relationship Definition dialog. select "Merge in New Query Subject". Select the relationship.. Right-click a relationship in the Object diagram or Context Explorer.1. Open the Relationship Expression dialog. and then edit the join expression as required. and then change both cardinality settings to 0. and then select "Create Compound Join". and then from the Actions menu. Should a role playing dimension be created? C. Should all three tables be consolidated into one? B. C.n or 0.
Operational D. Star schema Answer: D . Cube B. Operational D.Question: 24 Which of the following data structures typically contain normalized data? A. Relational C. Cartesan B. Data Warehouse Answer: C Question: 25 The database table below would typically be found in what data structure? A. Normalized C.
Normalized dimension tables and summarized fact tables.Question: 26 Which of the following is true of an OLAP data structure? A. D. D. Answer: B Question: 27 What does a star schema database structure typically consist of? A. Allows "real time" analysis against disparate data sources. De-normalized hierarchy of dimension tables and fact tables. The Order table must be included in each query. C. De-normalized dimension tables and fact tables. C. There is more than one possible path between the tables. Answer: D Question: 28 In a transitive relationship scenario. Organizes dimension tables into hierarchies and levels. The Order Detail table has conflicting cardinalities. Answer: D . Cardinality must be defined. C. Comprised of normalized dimension and fact structures. The priority path must be defined. what problems exist when reporting from the tables below? A. B. B. Normalized dimension tables and detailed fact tables. D. B.
It should be consolidated into one table. The cardinality between the tables should be reversed.Question: 29 The illustration below represents which of the following data traps? A. D. C. Answer: C . Bridge B. It illustrates a parallel relationship. It should be examined for a connection trap. Many-to-many relationship Answer: C Question: 30 Which of the following is true regarding the operational data structure illustrated below? A. Connection C. B. Parallel relationship D.
C. C. B. Publish packages to the network as well as to the content store in order to maintain model versioning and prevent report errors.Question: 31 In Framework Manager. It is possible to select to automatically repair certain issues that have been detected. D. Copy all segmented model files into one common folder before using Framework Manger's model merge feature. D. individual objects cannot be verified. and query subjects. C. use file system version control so that reports created based on one version of a model will always run against that same version of the model regardless of how many times the package is published. The entire model must be verified. Consolidate segmented and linked metadata in a project into a single project by publishing a package to a network location. D. Edit the contents of a package by including or excluding model objects such as namespaces. When publishing packages. Answer: C Question: 32 In Framework Manager. The model can only be verified through the Publish Packages wizard. Segment a project at the level of an individual query subject. Define the repository type and path to the repository in Cognos Connection. folders. Perform an impact analysis on a package to identify the impact of changing the cardinality of a relationship between two query subjects included in the package. The model can be verified from Cognos Connection or through the Publish Packages wizard. Answer: D Question: 33 In Framework Manager. which of the following is a correct technique for maintaining packages? A. B. B. Answer: A . which of the following is a correct technique for model segmentation? A. which of the following is true about verifying your model? A.
Ensure that. Answer: C Question: 35 In Framework Manager. D. Add filters and calculations to model query subjects rather than data source query subjects. For a query item having an integer data type. C. C. where required. queries are executed against materialized views which contain only aggregated data rather than base tables that contain all the data. A project language cannot be deleted once defined in Framework Manager. D. Set the Cross-product joins and Outer Joins governors to Deny. D. A language must be added to the project before it can be published with a package. C. B. which of the following statements is correct when working with a multilingual project? A.Question: 34 In Framework Manager. Answer: A Question: 36 In Framework Manager. B. which of the following will have a negative impact on query performance? A. Add performance indicators to functions. Configure data sources in a project pointing to the same database instance to use the same connection. The design language can be changed at any point. which of the following will have a positive impact on query performance without intervention from an author? A. B. Enable the Allow Enhanced Model Portability governor. Create stand-alone filters. set the Display Item Reference property to display an integer value. all locales for that language are added as well. Answer: C . When a new language is added to a project.
a report author accesses which object? A. The cardinality is optional and an inner join will be performed. D.n cardinality? A. The cardinality is required and an outer join will be performed. C. D. A development model from Framework Manager. The runtime version of a Framework Manager model. When importing metadata from more than one data source. B. Answer: C . C. B. B. Answer: C Question: 38 Which of the following are proven practices for organizing the objects in a project? A. Answer: C Question: 39 Which of the following is true for 0. create a separate namespace for the imported objects from each data source.Question: 37 To create a report in Report Studio. include all imported objects in the root namespace. A report specification. D. When importing metadata from more than one data source. A file that contains query subjects externalized from Framework Manager. The cardinality is optional and a union will be performed. C. When importing metadata from more than one data source. When importing metadata from more than one data source. do not override the relationships defined between the data sources at the time of import. The cardinality is optional and an outer join will be performed.. create a separate folder for the imported objects from each data source.
Question: 40 In Cognos 10. it is recommended to first verify which one of the following property settings? A. Usage B. what are the two distinct model types authors can publish from Framework Manager? A. Semi-Aggregate Answer: A . Data Type D. folder C. Aggregate C. Relational and SAP BW D. namespace D. query subject folder Answer: C Question: 42 After metadata is imported into Framework Manager or a new query subject is created. Dimensional and DMR C. model B. OLAP and DMR B. Relational and Dimensional Answer: D Question: 41 Which of the following objects in the Framework Manager environment acts as a container and provides a unique name for objects? A.
Identifier D. B. Cross join B. the Usage property for a nonindexed. which of the following can be controlled by the modeler performing the import? A. Specifying the item names in various languages. Measure Dimension Answer: A Question: 44 When importing metadata into Framework Manager from a relational database. Converting inner joins in the database to outer joins in the model. and one non-conformed dimension. Fact B. Answer: D Question: 45 The Cognos 10 report below contains two conformed dimensions. Correlated list D.Question: 43 When a modeler imports metadata into Framework Manager. C. Which of the following best describes the results? A. Time Dimension and Product Dimension. Contiguous result set Answer: C . numeric query item is set to which of the following? A. D. Attribute C. Multi-fact split C. Generating relationships based on existing primary and foreign key relationships in the database. Specifying the usage property for generated query items. Order Method.
D. Answer: D Question: 47 Which of the following is true of the generated native SQL below? . An XSUM on Month.Question: 46 In Framework Manager. which of the following is a modeler most likely to see? A. B. if a modeler tests the Month from Time Dimension and SALE_TOTAL from Sales Fact and applies Auto Sum. An XMIN on SALE_TOTAL. An XSUM on SALE_TOTAL. An XMIN on Month. C.
full outer join. Only correlated result sets can have repeating fact values. The outer projection list will return more columns than listed. full outer join. Coalesce function. and then processed locally. D. D. B. Answer: D Question: 49 In Cognos 10. SC() function. multiple queries that query some of the same information. The derived table is used to retrieve one data set. C. Answer: C . multiple queries that each query exclusive information. in order to fulfill the join condition of another data set. full outer join.A. which of the following is true of multi-fact result sets? A. C. C. using Pass-Through SQL. Both contiguous and correlated lists cannot have repeating fact values. B. Only contiguous result sets can have repeating fact values. multiple queries that query some of the same information. Answer: B Question: 48 Which of the following components does a basic Cognos 10 stitch query consist of? A. The derived table is executed independently. full outer join. SC() function. B. due to extra columns retrieved in the derived table. multiple queries that each query exclusive information. Both contiguous and correlated lists can have repeating fact values. D. Coalesce function. The parent select statement uses an inner join to directly match columns from physical tables in the database.
ORDER_METHOD C. D3. D2. Running C. which of the following aggregation methods is used by default? A. D2.RETURN_QUANTITY D.Question: 50 Which column is most likely a non-conformed or non-shared dimension from the SQL below? A. Unspecified B. D3.REASON_DESCRIPTION Answer: D Question: 51 When running an interactive HTML report. Unknown D.DAY_DATE B. Extended Answer: B .
Month1.Revenue for Time_Dimension. Disjointed join C.Question: 52 An author creates a Report Studio report that contains Month. Cross join Answer: D .Month1.Product_Dimension. XSUM(XSUM(Sales_Fact.Product_Line) as Revenue2 C. Inner join B. XSUM(Sales_Fact.Product_Line) as Revenue1 Answer: D Question: 53 Which of the following join types does the generated SQL below illustrate? A.Product_Line) at Time_Dimension. Revenue has a footer to show the overall total.Product_Dimension.Month1. What will the author see in the generated Cognos SQL for the Revenue footer column? A.Product_Line) as Revenue B.Revenue for Time_Dimension. XSUM(Sales_Fact.Product_Dimension.Revenue for Time_Dimension.Product_Dimension.Product_Dimension.Product_Line) as Revenue D.Month1.Month1.Product_Dimension. XSUM(XSUM(Sales_Fact.Revenue for Time_Dimension. Outer join D. Product Line and Revenue.Product_Line) in Time_Dimension.Month1.
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