Shades of common information model in SOA-based integration environments
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Date archived: January 5, 2017 | First published: August 24, 2010
SOA (service-oriented architecture) based architectural styles gets complex when combined with Common information model (CIM). This is because in reality the designer needs to extend the CIM for various reasons spanning the spectrum of including additional data elements for integration reasons to including elements required for carrying out business logics by the Service component. When the impact of such extensions on the core CIM is understood, it becomes easy to manage. Aspects related to the core CIM, extended CIM are discussed in this paper.
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