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Friday, 7 January, 2011

How to install IBM Cognos 8 on WinXP Prof

Dear All,

I have listed out the URLs in sequence to follow to install IBM Cognos 8.
On a Windows XP Prof PC,
1. Install MS SQL Server 2000:

2. Upgrage MS SQL Server 2000 to SP4:

3. Install IBM Cognos 8 BI Server:

4. Install IBM Cognos 8 BI Modeling:

5. Configure IBM Cognos 8 with MS SQL Server as Content Store:

6. Import Cognos 8 Sample DBs into MS SQL Server 2000 SP4:

Hoping that this is useful.
-- Sandeep P