Cognos TM1 Application Server JMX Monitoring

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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 […]

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Cognos BI reporting on TM1


We’re about 70% done in the project that took 110% of my time lately and it’s all about using Cognos BI on top of TM1 (with a bit of DWH in Cognos DataManager,  that’ll be a separate post). Good time to write down some notes on how to develop efficient reports with TM1 as a […]

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TM1 Stress Test tool gets an update


I’ve updated TM1 Stress \ Load Testing Tool over the weekend (vesrion 0.2, probably). Now it handles memory a lot better and has a new parameter called seconds_between_actions in session configurations. Parameter is quite obvious, it just says how long will the coffee break between reading and writing bursts be within each session. To  make things […]

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It’s time to open-source / make available a utility I wrote more than a year ago. I originally intended to develop it  more whilst doing more TM1 projects, but my focus is mostly BI / DM these days, so I might as well just let it out and make changes by requests, if any. Enter […]

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TM1 MDX querying snippet

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I’m playing around with some TM1 ideas and all of them require some sort of sparsity analysis. And since TM1 supports MDX (to some extent, to say it mildly) and I like MDX and used it a lot with Essbase, I thought it’d be wonderful to use MDX. And any post is better with a cat […]

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