IBM Cognos ReportStudio - Import - 7.1

Talend Data Catalog Bridges

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Talend Documentation Team
EnrichVersion
7.1
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Talend Big Data Platform
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EnrichPlatform
Talend Data Catalog

Bridge Specifications

Vendor IBM
Tool Name Cognos ReportStudio
Tool Version RN to C11
Tool Web Site http://www.ibm.com/software/analytics/cognos/
Supported Methodology [Business Intelligence] BI Report (Relational Source, Dimensional Source, Expression Parsing, Report Structure) via XML File
Incremental Harvesting
Multi-Model Harvesting
Remote Repository Browsing for Model Selection
Data Profiling

BRIDGE INFORMATION
Import tool: IBM Cognos ReportStudio RN to C11 (http://www.ibm.com/software/analytics/cognos/)
Import interface: [Business Intelligence] BI Report (Relational Source, Dimensional Source, Expression Parsing, Report Structure) via XML File from IBM Cognos ReportStudio
Import bridge: 'CognosRnReportStudio' 10.1.0

BRIDGE DOCUMENTATION
This bridge imports IBM Cognos Report Studio reports, specified in XML format.


Bridge Parameters

Parameter Name Description Type Values Default Scope
File Specify the IBM Cognos Report Studio XML file to import.

To create this file from inside Report Studio, use 'Tools->Copy Report to Clipboard', paste into empty file, and save with .xml extension.
FILE *.xml   Mandatory
Model name For reports produced in Report Studio versions prior to IBM Cognos 10.x specify the name of the reporting model.
(reports produced in IBM Cognos 10.x and later have the report name specified inside the report XML).
If the report name is not found inside the XML and is not specified by the user, the file name is used as the model name.
STRING      
__Connection list Internal semicolon delimited list of connection names and their data types. STRING      
Miscellaneous Specify miscellaneous options identified with a -letter and, if applicable, a value.
-r to remove the report pages and their graphical structure
STRING      

 

Bridge Mapping

Meta Integration Repository (MIR)
Metamodel
(based on the OMG CWM standard)
"IBM Cognos ReportStudio"
Metamodel
CognosRnReportStudio
Mapping Comments
     
Attribute Column When a query uses a TabularSQL object, the Columns in use can be inferred by parsing the SQL statement
Name name  
BaseType   No datatype information is available in ReportStudio
Class Table When a query uses a TabularSQL object, the Tables in use can be inferred by parsing the SQL statement
CppClassType   Set to ENTITY
CppPersistent   Set to True
Name name  
ClassifierMap   ClassifierMap objects are used to hold the lineage of Query DataSets, ReportDataSets
Operation expression text can be a Cognos native expression or a SQL statement
Condition FrameworkManager Filter Condition are used to hold the lineage of Filters and WhereClauses for tabular DataSets
Name name  
DataAttribute QueryItem The QueryItems of each TabularSet, TabularModel, TabularSQL and TabularReference are imported as DataAttribute
Name name  
Position position  
DataSet Queries, Tabular Sets The query TabularSets, TabularModels, TabularSQL and TabularReference objects are imported as DataSets
Name name  
DatabaseSchema Database Schema When a query uses a TabularSQL object, such DatabaseSchemas can be inferred by parsing the SQL statement
Name name  
DerivedType   No datatype information is available in ReportStudio
DesignPackage FrameworkManager Namespace, ReportStudio Folder DesignPackages reflect the reporting objects organization hierarchy as in the ReportSudio Query Explorer panel, as well as the organization hierarchy of objects used from the FrameworkManager model as in the ReportStudio Model Explorer panel
Name name  
UserDefined   set to FALSE
Dimension FrameworkManager QuerySubject The QuerySubjects used by the report queries are imported as Dimension
Name name  
DimensionAttribute FrameworkManager QueryItems  
Name name  
FeatureMap   FeatureMap objects are used to hold the lineage of QueryItems DataAttributes, ReportDataAttributes
Operation expression text can be a Cognos native expression or a SQL statement
Filter FrameworkManager Filter The Filters used by the report queries are imported as Filters
Name name  
Hierarchy FrameworkManager Hierarchy Inferred from QueryItems expressions used in the report Queries
Name Name  
HierarchyLevelAssociation FrameworkManager Hierarchy and Level Inferred from QueryItems expressions used in the report Queries
Name Name  
Level FrameworkManager Level Inferred from QueryItems expressions used in the report Queries
Name Name  
LevelAttribute FrameworkManager LevelAttribute Inferred from QueryItems expressions used in the report Queries
Name Name  
Measure FrameworkManager QuerySubject measures Inferred from QueryItems expressions used in the report Queries
Name Name  
OlapSchema FrameworkManager Namespace An OlapSchema is created to represent all namespaces from FrameworkManager used in the report
Name name  
Report Report  
Name file name The report name can be retrieved from the Cognos Repository if the bridge runs via the Repository bridge
ReportAttribute Query Item The QueryItems actually used on the report pages
Name name  
Position position  
ReportAxis CrossTab axis available since Cognos version 8
Role horizontal or vertical axis  
ReportChart Chart Legacy charts (Cognos 8 and earlier), enhanced charts (Cognos 10)
ReportDataSet Query A query used by a report page
Name name  
ReportField Report Field display of a Query Item on a report page
Name name if available
ReportMatrix CrossTab  
ReportPage Report Page  
Name name  
ReportPageBody Report Page Body  
ReportPageFooter Report Page Footer  
ReportPageHeader Report Page Header  
ReportRectangle   Rectangles are generic objects used to represent various layout html structures such as Tables, Blocks, Images
ReportTable List  
ReportText Text, Label  
Value textual value  
StoreConnection Database Catalog When a query uses a TabularSQL object, such DatabaseCatalogs can be inferred by parsing the SQL statement
Name name  
StoreModel Report XML File The model is built using the elements contained in the report XML file
Name file name The report name can be retrieved from the Cognos Repository if the bridge runs via the Repository bridge