Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3

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Abstract

Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 includes important product corrections, enhancements, and additional conformance points.

Download Description

Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 provides important product corrections and should be applied to all installations at your earliest convenience.

Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 also provides many valuable enhancements related to Dynamic Query Mode (DQM), including Dynamic Cubes. It must therefore be installed onto all Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 instances of Cognos BI server, Dynamic Query Analyzer, and Cube Designer. An overview of these enhancements and detailed installation instructions may be found in this Technote. For these enhancements Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 replaces Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 3 (Dynamic Query Feature Bundle), which has been deprecated.

Product documentation is available in separate install kits and need only be downloaded if not previously installed as part of Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 1. The download information page describing these documentation updates can be found here.


Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 supports SAP HANA. Cognos Business Intelligence has been certified by SAP for HANA.

Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 additionally includes the following conformance points:

  • Support for new JDBC data sources
    • Actian ParAccel 4.021
    • EXASOL EXASolution 4.2
    • HP Vertica 6.1
    • Pivotal Greenplum Database 4.2.2
    • Cloudera Impala 1.3
    • IBM iSeries DB2 native JDBC 7.1
    • Apache Hive 0.11 / 0.12
  • Create Package in Cognos Connection for
    • IBM Cognos TM1
    • Microsoft Analysis Services
    • Oracle Essbase
  • Dynamic Cubes
    • Support for user defined aggregate functions
    • Near real time updates
    • Relative time functionality
    • Named sets
    • Memory utilization improvements
    • Aggregate Advisor improvements
    • Model virtual cubes through the Dynamic Cubes API
  • Other Features
    • Filler members for TM1 cubes with element-level security
    • Filter join optimization for Report Studio

Prerequisites

This fix pack requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 is already installed. An existing installation may optionally include earlier fix packs or interim fixes for Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1. Our fix packs are cumulative by design. Hence Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 includes all updates from earlier Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 fix packs and interim fixes.

Installation Instructions

To Download a Fix Pack
1. Review the prerequisites.
2. Download the appropriate compressed tar file using the links in the Download Package section.
Some browsers might change the downloaded file type from .tar.gz to a file type not recognized by the operating system. To correct this, change the file type back to tar.gz. Use of Download Director will prevent inadvertent renaming of files at download. 

To Install a Fix Pack on Linux or UNIX

  1. Copy the fix pack to the appropriate operating system.
  2. Change to the directory where you have downloaded the fix pack installation image.
  3. Enter the following command: gunzip <filename> .tar.gz | tar xvf –
  4. If you want to see the version of a component before you install it, unpack the tar file to disk, or read the table of contents of the tar file.
  5. Follow the Installation instructions in the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Installation and Configuration Guide.
  6. Apply the fix pack to all installations.
Note: GNU Zip can be obtained from www.gzip.org and GNU tar can be obtained from www.gnu.org/software/tar . 

To Install a Fix Pack on Windows
  1. Change to the directory where you have downloaded the fix pack.
  2. Using your file compress and decompress utility, decompress the .tar.gz file. If you are using WinZip, select the option "use folder names".
  3. If you want to see the version of a component before you install it, unpack the tar file to disk, or read the table of contents of the tar file.
  4. Follow the Installation instructions in the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Installation and Configuration Guide.
  5. Apply the fix pack to all installations.
URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
BI Installation and Configuration Guide Language Independent 1000000

Download package

It is recommended that you download and apply this fix pack to all of your Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 installations at your earliest convenience.

Problems solved

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP3 AIX 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 698890000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP3 HP-UX Itanium 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 806440000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP3 Linux pSeries 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 563270000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP3 Linux x86 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 639530000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP3 Solaris 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 609140000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1 FP3 Windows 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 1280000000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP3 Windows 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 1230000000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP3 zLinux 20 Jun 2014 Language Independent 570340000 FC

Document information


More support for:

Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version:

10.2.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP Itanium, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

4037728

Modified date:

2014-08-12

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