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Microsoft Goes Their Own Way with Data Warehousing Alliance 2000
Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced that 47 applications and tools from 39 vendors throughout the industry have qualified for Microsoft« Data

oim  has over 800 members. OIM is a standard developed by Microsoft and turned over to the MetaData Council (MDC) which has close to 50 members. For more information on the dueling standards bodies see Is There Finally A Metadata Exchange Standard on the Horizon? , ( http://technologyevaluation.com/news_analysis/09-99/NA_DW_MFR_9_28_99_1.asp ,September 28, 1999). The alliance criteria require compliance with OLE DB for data access and the Open Information Model for sharing metadata. According to Colin

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Metadata Standards in the Marketplace - Why Do I Care? (And Where Does Godzilla Fit In?)


Metadata (“data about data”) is essential for data warehousing. Metadata standards allow different products to interact. Without standards, different vendors’ tools cannot work together seamlessly and the customer’s warehousing effort is greatly complicated.

oim  handed over it's standard, OIM (Open Information Model). Much work has been done to bring the standards closer together, and an XMI (XML Metadata Interchange) bridge has been written to allow OIM-compliant products to interact with CWMI-compliant products. However, the standards are substantially different in their implementation. The major differential in the implementations is that OIM is based strictly on Microsoft standards and products, and CWMI is an open standard that will also work on UNIX, Read More

Is There Finally a Metadata Exchange Standard on the Horizon?


On September 27, a group of vendors including Oracle, IBM, Unisys, NCR, and Hyperion Solutions announced the submission of a metadata interchange standard to the OMG standards body. A common approach to metadata would allow products from different vendors to interact, a problem that has vexed customers for years. But will all the major vendors adopt the standard?

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How Midsize Businesses Can Reduce Costs, Secure Data, and Ensure Compliance with an Identity Management Program


A strong identity management platform plays dual roles: gatekeeper and guardian of business intelligence (BI) and data. Midsize businesses can’t operate effectively without the ability to control access to their networks and business systems. And, many midsize companies must report on this information for compliance purposes. Learn about the factors driving midsize companies toward stronger identity management systems.

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