IBM COG-625 : IBM Cognos 10 BI Data Warehouse Developer Exam
The IBM COG-625 (IBM Cognos 10 BI Data Warehouse Developer) exam is an important part of the IBM Professional Certification program's eligibility criteria for the category of IBM Certified Developer-Cognos 10 BI Data Warehouses. Examinees who meet or exceed the minimum passing score of 78% will also be eligible for the IBM Certified Solution Expert-Cognos BI certification. The COG-625 exam, which is only available in English, will provide examinees to display their proficiency with key applications involving Cognos 10 BI Data Warehouse Developer.
Sample topics presented within the exam's 84 questions will include, but will not be limited to the following: Data Manager and Data Warehousing, Catalogs and Data Source Connections, Dimensions and Basic Hierarchies, Basic Dimension and Fact Builds, Conformed Dimensions, Hierarchies and Lookups, Dimensional History and Late Arriving Data, Data Delivery and Processing, User-Defined Functions and Variables, and Troubleshooting and Tuning. Within each topic category, examinees will be required to identify and describe specific processes that are a vital part of using Cognos 10 and related products.
IBM recommends that certification candidates use the available learning resources to best prepare for the IBM COG-625 exam. Tools such as classroom courses, product documentation, and self-paced virtual classrooms are designed to equip candidates with the latest product information. A practice assessment is also available to serve as a barometer for a candidate's readiness and preparation, and to simulate possible test formats and time limitations.