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Open Grid Forum: Network Markup Language Base Schema v1

Open Grid ForumOGF Community:  A new document has been published in the OGF series. All OGF documents (including any that are open for public comment) may be found here:

* GFD-R-P.206 “Network Markup Language Base Schema version 1” J. vd. Ham, F. Dijkstra, R. Łapacz, J. Zurawski, via Infrastructure Network Markup Language Working Group.

Abstract: This document describes a set of normative schemas which allow the description of computer network topologies.

— Greg Newby, OGF Editor

Ontology Development for Network Management

Analysis: A baseline ontology is needed to remove language ambiguity and identify basic relationships between system components. In knowledge management, this can be accomplished with an ontology and/or a controlled vocabulary.

From the abstract:

Ontology is applied first to model the semantics of vendor specific terms, and secondly, to aid in automating the mapping between the terms, in order to create a unified application information base such that management of various brands of network equipment can be performed through a single gateway.

Citation “Ontology mapping for network management systems”

by: A. K. Y. WongAn C. ChenN. ParameshP. Rav

Network Operations and Management Symposium, 2004. NOMS 2004. IEEE/IFIP In Network Operations and Management Symposium, 2004. NOMS 2004. IEEE/IFIP, Vol. 1 (2004), pp. 885-886 Vol.1, doi:10.1109/noms.2004.1317781  Key: citeulike:3891724