0040 Software Servers

Software servers describe the middleware software servers (such as application servers, data movement engines and database servers) that run on the Hosts. An OMAG Server is an example of a Software Server.

There are many types of software servers and there are specialized types for the following

UML

Within the software server model we capture its userId that it operates under. Most metadata repositories are run in a secure mode requiring incoming requests to include the requester’s security credentials. Therefore we have an identifier for each unique logged on security identity (aka userId). This identity is recorded within specific entities and relationships when they are created or updated. By storing the user identifier for the server, it is possible to correlate the server with the changes to the metadata (and related data assets) that it makes.

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