Scheduling a Command in Linux – Crontab

If you have worked with Linux, you have probably encountered some process or job that you would like to schedule to be run at a certain time. In this post I will discuss a method of scheduling using crontab. About Crontab Crontab is found in Unix-like operating systems that is used to schedule commands to…

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Why OLAP?

Introduction An effective OLAP solution solves problems for both business users and IT departments. For business users, it enables fast and intuitive access to centralized data and related calculations for the purposes of analysis and reporting. For IT, an OLAP solution enhances a data warehouse or other relational database with aggregate data and business calculations. In addition, by enabling…

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Cognos Analytics: Apply a Theme to Existing Reports

Apply Report Themes to Existing Reports To many companies, corporate identity is worth  as much as the good and/or service they provide.  In 2016, the Association of National Advertisers estimated that almost $600 Billion would be spend on brand activation.  This is a significant  investment into brand recognition.  With the advancements in Cognos Analytics report development,…

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