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CROA - Key Concepts

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Key concepts

 Familiarize yourself with key concepts in the BI launch pad. Depending on which tasks you perform, some concepts may not apply to you.

 

 

Term

 

Definition

 

Objects

 

An object is a document or file created in the BI platform or other software that is stored and managed in the platform re­pository.

 

Categories

 

A category is an organizational alternative to a folder. Use cat­ egories to label objects.

 

Scheduling

 

Scheduling is the process of automatically running an object at a specified time. Scheduling refreshes dynamic content or data in an object, creates instances, and distributes the in­ stances to users or stores them locally.

 

Events

 

An event is an object that represents an occurrence in the BI platform system. Events can be used for the following pur­ poses:

  • As scheduling dependencies that trigger actions after a scheduled job runs
  • To trigger alert notifications
  • To monitor the performance of the platform

 

 

Term

 

Definition

 

Calendars

 

A calendar is a customized list of run dates for scheduling jobs.

 

Instances

 

An instance is a snapshot of an object that contains data from the time an object was run.

 

Publishing

 

Publishing is the process of making personalized dynamic content publicly available for mass consumption.

 

Profiles

 

A profile is an object that associates users and groups with personalization values. Profiles are used with publishing to create personalized content and distribute it to recipients.

 

Alerting

 

Alerting is the process of notifying users and administrators when events occur in the BI platform.

 

 

 

 

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