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BusinessObjects Universe Designer XI 4.0 / 3.0: Advanced Universe Design

This two-day instructor-led advanced course is designed to give you the comprehensive skills and in-depth knowledge needed to design universes in BusinessObjects™ Universe Designer. The business benefit of this course is that you will learn best- practice methodology for creating universes that respond to your reporting requirements. Through well-designed universes, report designers and business users will be able to create reports without having to know anything about the underlying data source or structure.

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The target audience for this course is anyone responsible for creating and designing universes using Universe Designer, using BusinessObjects XI 3.0/3.1.
The learners who attend the course will be most successful if they have experience in working with Business Objects Universe Designer.
New features covered in the XI 3.0/3.1 course that are not applicable to BusinessObjects XI R1/R2 learners include:
Creating universes from stored procedures and JavaBeans
Creating, modifying, and updating universes from OLAP data sources using the enhanced OLAP functionality in Universe Designer



* Prerequisite Education
BusinessObjects XI R2: Universe Design, and/or BusinessObjects XI 3.0/3.1: Universe Design
BusinessObjects™ Web Intelligence XI R2: Report Design, and/or BusinessObjects™ Web Intelligence XI 3.0/3.1: Report Design * Prerequisite Knowledge/Experience (To be successful, you must be familiar with:)
The metadata and logical structure of the databases in your organization
BusinessObjects Web Intelligence report building
Using BusinessObjects Universe Designer
Using and working with SQL and relational database management systems concepts and structures
The BusinessObjects Central Management Console


Reviewing Universe Design Concepts
Use your universe design and BusinessObjects Universe Designer knowledge to solve business problems
Describe the course universe, database data, and structure
Working with Aggregate Awareness
Define aggregate awareness
Apply aggregate awareness to objects
Designing Advanced Objects
Combine database functions in objects
Construct relative date-time objects
Creating Complex Predefined Conditions, LOVs, and Joins
Create complex predefined conditions
Work with advanced LOVs
Work with advanced join syntaxes
Securing Universes
Define connection and user credential parameters
Work with Central Management Server (CMS) universe security
Work with table mapping
Implementing Universe Life Cycle Management
Move content from development to production
Maintaining and Optimizing Universes
Optimize universes
Apply foreign key index awareness
Apply best practices for universe design
Creating Universes from Other Data Sources
Create a universe from an XML metadata file
Create stored procedure and JavaBeans universes
Work with OLAP universes


Additional Education
Not applicable for this offering.
Applicable Certification
This course is not applicable to any Business Objects Certified Professional programs.
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