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Shift Register Powered Realistic Candle Flicker

recently went out to dinner at a restaurant that was using some cheap LED candles (yuck) instead of the real thing. And in the true spirit of a hacker, he started to notice the patterns programmed into the fake flame repeat over and over again. 183 more words

Misc Hacks

Add dummy data to a cube or muddle data to make it unintelligible

In continuation from my last post  – Creating a large dimension, this post will describe how we obfuscated data in an existing cube.  The premises on which these 2 processes were built, was to mimic the most voluminous cube for support; then reproduce the myriad of issues that accompanied this cube (be it in TM1, Cognos BI or Cognos Insight). 1,006 more words

IBM Cognos TM1

Create a very large dimension in Cognos TM1 using Turbo Integrator (TI)

There are instances during an implementation where in, there is a need to export out one or more cubes for Support.  However, client has reservation against data being taken out from their premises despite: 682 more words

IBM Cognos TM1

How to generate random number in Java?

Sometimes we need to generate random numbers to identify an entity uniquely. We can generate random number very easily by the below code: /** * * @return a random confirmation code. 27 more words


Cognos TM1 Rand() function - it is NOT quite random after all !

Let me start the post with a Dilbert cartoon on Random number generator :)

Ok, so we have Rand() function in Cognos TM1 to generate random numbers, 359 more words

IBM Cognos TM1

A generic Fisher-Yates Shuffle

It’s been a long time I have done any activity in this blog. I was going through some old stuffs and thought to post something. Today I will post a generic implementation for… 1,577 more words


Tomcat Server Slow Due To Blocked SeedGenerator Thread on Insufficient Random Number On Linux

An application deployed on Tomcat server (via Coldfusion11) suffers slowness problem. Sometimes opening up a https page could take 20 seconds or so. The problem was not experienced on CF9 (which doesn’t use Tomcat). 693 more words

Tool And Debug