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Author Topic: Cognos Controller Licensing - reading from SQL Server  (Read 5899 times)

Offline pontushaglund

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Cognos Controller Licensing - reading from SQL Server
« on: 30 Jan 2018 03:05:36 am »

I have a customer that is using Cognos Controller that uses a Microsoft SQL Server as the backend database. We're trying to figure out if a license is needed to read data from the Cognos data straight from SQL Server (without using any Cognos license). Anybody that has an answer to this question?



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Re: Cognos Controller Licensing - reading from SQL Server
« Reply #1 on: 30 Jan 2018 04:41:06 am »
You can use the datamart option from Controller.
That will create a star schema in the Controller database, ready to report on.

As for Controller tables themselves, they are not encrypted, so you can extract whatever you want from it.

I don´t see why you should have anything to do with licensing. You own the data that Controller generates.