December, 2006

  • Capturing Desired Configuration in SML: A Simple Example

    In this post, I am going to use a very simple example to illustrate how SML can be used to capture desired configuration in an IT environment. Suppose that Alice - an IT administrator - wants to secure the deployment of payroll application in her datacenter...
  • What's new in SML specification?

    This post is devoted to summarizing the two key changes (aka “what’s new”) in the second draft of the SML specification . Schema-less identification of references : Reference elements are now normatively identified by setting the sml:ref global attribute...
  • SML for Datacenter Modeling

    Lewis Curtis explains the benefits of using SML for modeling the structure and policies for data centers in his recent blog post . This excellent post has two errors: · It uses the term “ System Modeling Language” instead of “ Service Modeling Language...