Data source types

IBM® Cognos® Analytics supports many different types of data sources, including relational, OLAP, and XML data sources.

The list of supported data source types might change from release to release. For information about the currently supported data sources, see the Supported Software Environments ( website. For additional information, see the list of Critical issues ( that might also include information about data sources.

The data source connection information for each type of data source might be different. For information about the parameters that you need to specify to connect to your data source, see the vendor documentation.