September, 30 – the Parting Day of IBM C2090-625 and C2090-642 Exams

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As you can see from the title of the article, today we will discuss the next retirement of IBM exams. The C2090-625 and C2090-642 tests will be withdrawn on September 30, 2017.  These exams end their activity in order to give way to new and promising ones. But while C2090-625 and C2090-642 are still available, we want to give you an overview and preparation options concerning these two certification exams.

C2090-625: IBM Cognos 10 BI Data Warehouse Developer


The IBM Cognos 10 BI Data Warehouse Developer exam covers key concepts, technologies, and functionality of the Cognos products.

  • Number of questions: 84
  • Duration: 90
  • Passing score: 78%
  • Language: English

Related Certifications


  • Data Manager and Data Warehousing
  • Catalogs and Data Source Connections
  • Dimensions and Basic Hierarchies
  • Basic Dimension Builds and Fact Builds
  • Derivations and Derived Dimensions
  • Conformed Dimensions
  • Hierarchies and Lookups
  • Dimensional History and Late Arriving Data
  • Data Delivery and Data Processing
  • User-Defined Functions (UDFs) and Variables
  • Troubleshooting and Tuning

Test Preparation

  1. classroom course: IBM Cognos Data Manager: Build Data Marts with Enterprise Data (V10.2)
  2. self-paced virtual classroom: IBM Cognos Data Manager: Build Data Marts with Enterprise Data (V10.2) SPVC
  3. product documentation
  4. sample test for Test C2090-625
  5. ExamCollection practice test

C2090-642: IBM Cognos 10 BI Scorecard Developer


The IBM Cognos 10 BI Scorecard Developer exam covers key concepts, technologies, and functionality of the Cognos products.

  • Number of questions: 75
  • Duration: 90
  • Passing score: 66%
  • Language: English

Related Certifications


  • Plan the Scorecard Application
  • Monitor Performance with Metrics
  • Define the Application Environment
  • Load Data into the Scorecard Application
  • Load Data Using IBM Cognos Metric Designer
  • Load Data Using Flat Files and SQL Server Scripts
  • Refine the Scorecard Application
  • Secure the Scorecard Application
  • Maintain the Scorecard Application

Test Preparation

  1. product documentation (Metric Studio User Guide; Metric Designer User Guide; IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Installation and Configuration Guide 10.1.0; IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Administration and Security Guide 10.1.0)
  2. sample test for Test C2090-642
  3. ExamCollection practice test

We hope our article will help you to pass these retiring exams.

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