Test C2020-205: IBM Cognos 8 Controller Technical Specialist
Note: This test will be withdrawn on Jan 31 2015.
A Cognos 8 Controller Technical Specialist is responsible for the installation and configuration of Cognos 8 Controller products. Candidates that achieve this level of certification are expected to be able to participate as an effective team member on a Cognos product installation engagement.
The Cognos 8 Controller Technical Specialist exam covers key concepts, technologies, and functionality of the Cognos products. In preparation for an exam, we recommend a combination of training and hands-on experience, and a detailed review of product documentation.
- Describe the function of required third-party supporting software
- Describe how work is distributed across various controller components
- Describe how to secure Controller for a distributed client base
- Identify required third-party software components that are needed to install and configure Cognos 8 Controller
- Identify supported Controller databases providers
- Identify supported security providers
Installation and configuration (64%)
- Describe how to configure Controller for Cognos 8 integration
- Describe the integration of Controller security with Cognos 8 security
- Describe the process for creating Controller's databases
- Describe steps in configuring the client workstation
- Describe steps in configuring the web server for Controller
- Describe the installation process for upgrades
- Describe steps to configure COM+ Component Services for Cognos Controller
- Troubleshoot third-party supporting software
- Identify troubleshooting strategies and plot go-forward plans
- Identify methods to verify that Controller Web Services are functioning
- Identify methods of improving performance for the Controller database
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