What is a Query Subject?

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  • Dec 9th, 2011

Query subject is set of query items, framework manager is used to modify query subjects to optimize and customize data. query subjects are central to a model.

There are there different types of query subjects in framework manager.

Data source query subject- directly reference data in a single data source.
Three ways to create data source query subject -
i. Metadata wizard
ii. New data source query subject wizard
iii. Query subject definition dialog (within namespace or folder)

Model query subject- based on query items or dimensions to present a business view after creating relationships between data source query subjects.

Stored procedure query subject- generated when import a procedure from a relational data source. Data modification stored procedure query subjects can only be used by cognos event studio and requires database signon with write permissions.

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  • Jan 19th, 2012

Query subject is nothing but collection of query items (columns)

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  • Mar 15th, 2012

A query subject is like a select statements which contain certain columns from the database. It is not exactly the replica of the columns in the database so you cannot say it as the database table. It is a view of the database table containing few or all of its columns.

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  • Apr 6th, 2013

Query subject is nothing but a Table

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bhaskar jha

  • Nov 8th, 2014

Query subject is a basic building block in Framework Manager. Query Subject is a set of query which have inherit relationship.

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  • Aug 14th, 2017

Query subject is a customised table created in FM using table imported from data source. We call it as data source query subject

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