IBM Cognos 8 BI Professional
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QUESTION NO: 1
Which of the following describes a disadvantage of using
the dimensionally modeled relational (DMR) technique
to access a normalized data structure?
A. Does not allow access to all relational items in
Query and Report Studio
B. May increase the time needed to fetch required data
C. Does not allow access to member functions
D. May bypass aggregate aware tables
QUESTION NO: 2
Which of the following describes how Cognos 8 works
with aggregate aware table in relational data sources?
A. Cognos 8 can create aggregate aware tables within
B. Cognos 8 redirects its generated SQL to take advantage
of aggregate aware tables.
C. Cognos 8 does not make any specific adjustments for
aggregate aware tables.
D. Cognos 8 can monitor reports that are run and suggest
aggregate aware tables.
QUESTION NO: 3
Which Cognos 8 BI architectural component is written
A. Batch report service
B. Job service
C. Monitoring service
D. Presentation service
QUESTION NO: 4
Which of the following describes the benefits of Cognos
Application Firewall (CAF)?
A. It protects the application by monitoring all HTTP
requests sent through the Web server to ensure the gateway
is receiving valid requests.
B. It allows Cognos 8 BI to run over the Internet.
C. It monitors and validates all input requests to prevent
parameter manipulation, SQL injection, and buffer overflow.
D. It encrypts all input requests for validation before
they are sent to the dispatcher.
QUESTION NO: 5
A multi-server installation of Cognos 8 BI must be performed.
Which of the following is a valid strategy for installing
across multiple servers?
A. Separate the gateway component from other server
components to restrict report request processing to
the Web server tier.
B. Enable dedicated request processing, by installing
a dispatcher in the Web server tier to act as a primary
dispatcher for routing requests to other dispatchers.
C. Scale the system vertically by installing one instance
of all Cognos 8 services on a larger computer capable
of managing more concurrent request threads.
D. Enable load balancing of requests for content management
services by installing multiple instances of Content
QUESTION NO: 6
Which statement is true about the BI Bus?
A. It is the name of the report process that is spawned
and viewed in Windows Task Manager when a report execution
request is processed.
B. It monitors all http traffic flowing through the
gateways and dispatchers.
C. It is a set of protocols that govern communications
among Cognos 8 BI services.
D. It uses a JDBC driver to connect to Content Stores
in Sybase, SQLServer, Oracle and DB2.
QUESTION NO: 7
When deploying an application from a development environment
to a production environment, which of the following
is correct when each environment uses a separate LDAP
A. There are no issues because the Access Control List
(ACL) references the same usernames.
B. Use the Cognos 8 BI security objects.
C. Do not use Cognos 8 BI security unless you are deploying
your application using Series 7 Cognos Access Manager
D. There are no issues because LDAP objects are always
replicated between the environments.
QUESTION NO: 8
A company has several operational data stores. They
wish to compare data from the various data stores against
one another. The data in the various stores must be
manipulated to match. Eventual report performance is
more important than development time. Which of the following
Cognos 8 components would BEST address their requirements?
A. Report Studio and Query Studio
B. Analysis Studio and Report Studio
C. Data Manager and Analysis Studio
D. Planning, Data Manager, and Report Studio
QUESTION NO: 9
Which of the following is NOT a critical feature or
function of a scorecard?