Building management applications with Jiro and WBEM
This article shows you how to combine and leverage the best parts of Jiro technology and the Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) initiative. Using familiar examples from the previous two articles of this column, this article introduces the WBEM client technologies for accessing and manipulating data in a CIMOM. It then shows you how to access the same data more elegantly and efficiently, by rearchitecting the Jiro management facade to act as the interface to the CIMOM. Finally, he talks about the need for greater standardization of Jiro management facades and discusses the future of management application programming under a combined Jiro and WBEM development platform.