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IBM Cognos TM1 Developer's Certification Guide by James D. Miller

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Drill rules

A drill assignment rule or drill rule is a rule that links cube cell areas with related or detailed data to be drilled-through to (the drill-to detailed or related data can reside in any existing TM1 cube on the same TM1 Server instance or reside in any ODBC accessible data, or really any data accessible through a TM1 TurboIntegrator process as discussed earlier).

Drill rules will launch (execute) the TI process that you specify for a specific cube cell area.

Feeders

Unlike other TM1 rules, drill-rules do not require the addition of any supporting feeders specifically to make the drill work.

Area definition

As a quick review from an earlier chapter of this book (Chapter 4, Rules), each rule must have an area definition to define for Cognos ...

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