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Offline nuala

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Cube Comparison
« on: 16 May 2018 06:11:30 am »

I'm a Cognos Novice and we are lacking experience staff here to help with this question, so apologies for my lack of Cognos Knowledge. (I'm such a novice I'm not able to see what version of the product this is. (but I think it's either 8/10))

I'm masking data as part of the European GDPR guidelines and want to test down stream is this adversely affecting our existing Cognos Reports or Cubes.

So I'm wondering if I can create a back up of our cubes, mask our data and rebuild the cubes, then compare them to the old version of the cubes to see what the differences are.


Offline Reinhard

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Re: Cube Comparison
« Reply #1 on: 16 May 2018 09:38:27 am »

if you use Cognos Transformer cubes then sure, just make a copy of your old model, make your changes and publish it under another datasource and different package.

Should you want to compare both cubes in one report then use Framework Manager to add both cubes and publish them as one package.

If you have Powerplay studio installed you do not even have to publish to look into the cubes.

You see your version like in any software in the help menu.