Reportnet Interview Questions

 
1.
How to drill through from a powerplay cube to reportnet?
2.
How to create prompts in report net?
3.
Explain What is difference between query studio and report studio?
4.
What is the Difference between PowerPlay transformer and power play reports?
5.
Explain What are components of report studio?
6.
Explain What are the advantages of query studio compared to report studio?
7.
How to generate the cubes in framework manager?
8.
Explain How to generate IQD file from framework manager?
9.
Explain Is there any comparison available for Cognos Reportnet Vs Crystal reports?
10.
Explain the difference between Native SQL and Cognos SQL?
11.
Suppose your client wants to ensure only specific users can create reports in Query Studio with other users creating reports using Report Studio. How can this be accomplished?
12.
Explain What are components of reportnet?
13.
How to provide security in frame work manager for a query subject?
14.
Explain What are the various file formats involved in reportnet?
15.
Explain the versions of reportnet?
16.
Explain the difference between DW and BI?
17.
What is prompt types of prompts?use of prompts syntax of prompt?
18.
Is Framework Manager an un-needed overhead? As we know Report Studio allows us to create the data model from a query and thereby skipping Framework Manager. Given that this feature is available, in what scenarios would one want to skip Framework Manager?
19.
Explain What is the Difference between PowerPlay transformer and power play reports?
20.
Explain What is the main advantage of impromptu over cognos reportnet?
21.
How to test report in reportnet?
22.
Explain What are necessary tasks to install reportnet software?
23.
What function should we use to display the value entered or selected by a user in response to a prompt?
24.
Explain Can report net connect multiple datasource at a time in report creation time?
25.
Explain the difference between filter and conditin?
26.
How to allow a dynamic selection of a column for a measure in a chart,without using Variable?
27.
Explain What are the advantages and disadvantages of reporting directly against the database?

Do you always need to copy the data before reporting on it?(example, real-time & on-demand reporting is a requirement)?
28.
What is difference between model & package?
29.
Explain Wht is the extension of file to save template?
What is the difference between drill through and masterdetail reports?
30.
How to define a cube??
31.
Explain What is the difference between Native SQL and Cognos SQL?
32.
How to limit the max no of rows retrieved in the report?
33.
What is the use of tabular model, tabular SQL, tabular reference in real time application?
34.
Suppose we want to display zero when null values coming to report how can we do that?