IBM COG-632 : IBM Cognos 10 BI Metadata Model Developer Exam
The IBM COG-632 (IBM Cognos 10 BI Metadata Model Developer) exam was designed by IBM to be a certification checkpoint for individuals seeking their credential as IBM Certified Developer-Cognos 10 BI Metadata Models. This hour-long exam contains 53 questions that will assess a candidate's knowledge of important fundamental aspects of Cognos 10 BI Metadata Model and his or her understanding of the product's functionality features and application to business usage. A passing score of at least 71% will also qualify the candidate for the additional certification category of IBM Certified Solution Expert-Cognos BI.
In preparation for this exam, candidates will be responsible for having an understanding of the following exam topics: Common Data Structures and Traps (e.g. ability to identify each), Framework Manager Basics (e.g. identifying different model types, defining its purpose), Predictable Results (e.g. how to achieve, how and why to implement a time dimension), Security of the Cognos 10 environment, Project Management and Maintenance Techniques, Query Subject Types, Optimization and Tuning, Generated SQL and Complex Queries, and Advanced Techniques, including an explanation of how to leverage user defined functions and resolving a recursive relationship.
Because other topic content could appear on the COG-632 exam, candidates should review all corresponding educational training opportunities and practice test assessments. These item are not prerequisites for certification, however, they are designed as supports in order to increase the likelihood of success on the exam.