What is TM1 REST API?

The TM1 REST API is a new way of accessing data and everything else in TM1. REST stands for REpresentational State Transfer and is an architectural style (not a standard) that has become the common way of designing API for applications on the internet.

What can an administrator do with the TM1 REST API?

As an administrator of a TM1 database, you can deploy database assets between environments (for example, from development to production) without stopping the database or manually copying and pasting assets. The source specifications of models and their database assets are created and managed with Git commands.

What is TM1 used for?

TM1 is enterprise planning software used to implement collaborative planning, budgeting and forecasting solutions, as well as analytical and reporting applications. Data in IBM Cognos TM1 is stored and represented as multidimensional OLAP cubes, with data being stored at the “leaf” level.

What is Cognos API?

IBM Cognos SDK is a software development kit that provides a platform-independent application programming interface (API) that enables users to integrate Cognos UI into other applications, as well as creating custom reports, managing deployment, and integrating portal functionality and security.

What is TM1py?

TM1py is a free Python package that wraps the TM1 REST API in a simple to use library. Making it easier to integrate systems more effectively with IBM Planning Analytics.

Is TM1 a database?

The database server component of the software platform retains its historical name TM1. Data is stored in in-memory multidimensional OLAP cubes, generally at the “leaf” level, and consolidated on demand. TM1 is an example of a class of software products which implement the principles of the functional database model.

Does Cognos have an API?

IBM® Cognos® Analytics includes REST APIs to perform create, read, update, and delete operations on Cognos Analytics data, in compliance with OData Version 4 (http://www.odata.org/documentation).

Who uses TM1?

Uses for TM1 TM1 is now in use by organisations from the world’s largest corporations and government agencies to quite small companies. In those organisations, it is used for everything from budgeting, planning and forecasting, to consolidations, management reporting and analysis.

How do I use TM1py?

This article explains the steps to run a TM1py script from TM1 process.

  1. Locate python.exe. First you need to locate python.exe file.
  2. Locate the Python script. The script we want to run is.
  3. Create TM1 process. To run a python script from a TM1 process, we are going to use the ExecuteCommand function of the TM1process:

What is TM1 called now?

In September 2017, IBM announced that effective September 30, 2019, it would end support for IBM TM1 10.2. 2. IBM TM1 was rebranded to IBM Planning Analytics with Watson, but IBM has not discontinued use of the IBM TM1 technology.

What does the TM1 REST API stand for?

The TM1 REST API is a new way of accessing data and everything else in TM1. Rather than being a proprietary API like old TM1 interfaces it is based on web standards making it accessible to a wide range of developers. REST stands for RE presentational S tate T ransfer and is an architectural style (not a standard)…

Is the TM1 REST API compatible with OData?

TM1 supports v4 of the standard, you may find examples out on the web that are an earlier version of the standard that won’t work with TM1. An important distinction to make about REST and OData is that neither of these are programming languages.

What are the different functions of tm1py?

TM1py has different functions to execute views or mdx. Here is one that gives you the coordinates and cells.

Is it OK to ask a question on TM1?

TM1 documentation isn’t the best or most logically organised, and nobody expects new users to be able to find things which are obscure. It’s OK to ask a question which more experienced users might consider obvious; we’ve all done it.