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Systems Management: Topology Service

Systems Management: Topology Service
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aggregate entity (AE)

A collection (aggregate) of topological entities which are recognized as forming a part of a larger logical or physical resource in a computer system environment.


Common Object Request Broker Architecture.


CORBA Object Service


Interface Definition Language.


The ability of software and hardware on multiple machines and from multiple vendors to communicate effectively.


A set of valid relationships (associations) between resources in a defined computing environment.

Topological Entity

An individual logical or physical resource in a computer system environment.

Topology Service

A service which provides storage of topological data, maintains semantic integrity of relationships (associations), and provides query support by responding to clients interested in retrieving topological information.


Object Management Group.


Common Management Facilities for a CORBA environment.
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