Applied Dimensionality

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Feb 21, 2020
TM1 at scale
I recently had a chance to work on a very large TM1 system and one of my colleagues asked ‘so what can we learn from it?’ This question got me thinking a bit past the usual ‘just don’t do this’ banter and lead to this post.
Dec 5, 2019
GIT integration for TM1, part 1
I finally had a couple of days to play with Git integration for TM1, something I was very curious about ever since it was released in PA 2.0.7. This post describes what I’ve found so far plus the instructions on setting it up in VSCode.
Nov 25, 2019
TM1FinanceLib is available on GitHub
Just realised that I’ve put tm1financelib on GitHub and didn’t tell anyone about it ;) Here it is. I know nobody should be using Java Extension TIs as this functionality is no longer actively developed (but still supported for all PA 2.
Oct 26, 2019
Using AWS Athena for TM1 transaction log analysis
We all love tm1s.log files, our lifeline and an invaluable tool in the ‘why the number is X’ scenarios. They tend to get quite big though and you usually do some sort of ‘zip’em / move’em / delete’em after Y days’ automation.
Jul 16, 2019
Another reason for TM1 10.2.2 to PA memory growth: Preloading Public views and ALL subsets
Do you have a red circle around 30th of September in your calendars as TM1 10.2.2 end of support? As we’re going through the upgrades for our customers, it’s mostly smooth sailing (if you ignore PaW) and we mostly see 3 main types of ‘issues’:
May 8, 2019
Java TIs are not out of support in Planning Analytics
If you’re like me and have done anything with ExecuteJavaN(S) TI calls, you were probably saddened by the news that IBM was planning to phase out Java support in TM1. Current PA (2.
Jan 24, 2019
Adjusting flat.css file for TM1Web A quick note here as well as on TM1Forums here’s what I generally change in flat.css style (located in tm1_64\webapps\tm1web\scripts\tm1web\themes\flat ) to make TM1Web in Planning Analytics easier on the eyes.
Oct 26, 2018
IBM published Planning Analytics TM1Web Tuning Guide And here it is. Very useful content. Overall I must say I’m really impressed with this new WLP backed TM1Web, it’s a lot faster and more stable than Tomcat in 10.
Sep 13, 2018
TM1p ini file equivalent for Planning Analytics for Excel Is called CommManagerSettings.xml and is located in C:\Users\<yourUserNameHere>\AppData\Local\Cognos\Office Connection\. It contains the data source settings (tm1 app server, tm1 server name), nice to ‘preset’ those in PaX silent installations across a wide user community, you don’t everyone to know how to configure URLs.
Jan 29, 2018
How to implement a work queue in TM1
TM1 / Planning Analytics team is doing an impressive amount of work to make TIs run in parallel, however, the ‘grunt’ part of TurboIntegrator processes is still (as of 10.2.2 / PA 2) limited by one core.