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I thought I would share a recent question that was raised on LinkedIn, which asked: Starting the Holy Wars on ESB? Who brings the best package deal to the table i.e IBM, MSFT...... Look at this way " A mid sized cash crunched has to implement ESB w…
So what is a CDM ?…
A Canonical Data Model is most simply explained as a standardised way of representing data that generically applies to multiple systems and data models - kind of like the master data model, but for semantics aswell as content. It can be used as a data model standard template for new systems development, or as an intermediary serialised data format - which is the aspect I’ll focus on mostly here.
Here’s an Example of using the CDM as an intermediary data format to integrate six systems with different data format requirements: Canonica...