I have *.mdc files stored on my hard drive created using Cognos 7.4 PowerPlay. I need to be able to view the content of the files. What version of Cognos should I buy for this purpose? Is there a possibility of buying Cognos 7.4 or maybe some of the latest software can properly open these old *.mdc files? My budget is also limited and I don't need additional functionalities.
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4 replies Latest Post - 2012-08-10T20:31:32Z by yangling
Pinned topic Cognos 7.4 PowerPlay Cube files compatibility with newer Cognos versions
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Updated on 2012-08-10T20:31:32Z at 2012-08-10T20:31:32Z by yangling
Re: Cognos 7.4 PowerPlay Cube files compatibility with newer Cognos versions2012-07-03T20:56:40Z in response to SystemAdminA cheaper version probably saves you a bundle as long as your only purpose was to open an mdc file of 7.4.
Note that I tested that an mdc file created by cogtr.exe 8.4 can be opened by a PowerPlat client 7.4. You get the idea.
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Re: Cognos 7.4 PowerPlay Cube files compatibility with newer Cognos versions2012-07-16T09:53:51Z in response to yanglingThanks for Your answer yangling.
One thing is still uncertain for me.
Does IBM can provide me with PowerPlat client 7.4 + licence or I must buy only recent latest versions (8.4, 10+)?
(becouse f.e 7.4 is not supported anymore and not available for sale)