Drug Discovery, Development & Commercialization at Coursera

Screen Shot 2015-01-17 at 3.59.47 pm

Just finished yet another Coursera course and am very impressed by quality of content and lectures. This time it was more of a ’subject matter’/‘business’ course rather than the usual technical stuff. Pharmaceuticals is definitely my ‘main’ industry: I spent a lot of time doing projects for various pharma companies in multiple countries. My first project, 14 years ago (sniff-sniff), […]

Continue reading →

TM1 application maintenance utility and SingleSignOn


IBM reworked the way approval hierarchies work quite a bit in TM1 10.2. Refreshing any changes to approval hierarchies or updating application security now requires calling a special application maintenance utility. It’s all fairly straightforward, you do the approval subset changes as usual and then run the command line to trigger app_maintenance.bat file. You can […]

Continue reading →

Cognos TM1 Application Server JMX Monitoring

Screen Shot 2014-03-31 at 4.18.45 pm

As some of you already noticed, TM1 applications server (the java engine that drives your Contributor Applications, Operations Console and (from 10.2) TM1Web), is quite a sensitive beast. And where there’s sensitivity, there’s a need for care monitoring. In this post I’ll show how to attach JConsole to TM1 Application Server for monitoring. TM1 apps […]

Continue reading →