You can use the IBM® Cognos® TM1® REST API to perform create, read, update, and delete operations on TM1 data by using standards that are defined by OData Version 4 (http://www.odata.org/documentation/).
This document describes the semantics of the TM1 REST API and demonstrates how to use the TM1 REST API by using samples and use cases.
To find documentation on the web, including all translated documentation, access IBM Documentation (http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter).
To use the IBM Cognos TM1 REST API effectively, you must be familiar with the following areas:
- TM1 and the TM1 architecture
- Dimensional data and modeling terminology and concepts
- OData Version 4
- HTTP programming (methods, headers, result codes)
- Web authentication
For detailed information about how to interact with the TM1 REST API, see Representing TM1 data.
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