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HP Universal Configuration Management Database (CMDB) insider's view

This whitepaper explains the key technical features of the HP Universal CMDB and HP Discovery and Dependency Mapping software. (666 KB)
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Overview

This technical paper explores how both how HP Universal Configuration Management Database (CMDB) and HP Discovery and Dependency Mapping software can help successfully align IT with the goals of business services.

In this paper, learn how the HP Universal CMDB and and HP Discovery and Dependency Mapping software can help your organization:

  • Understand how IT assets and IT changes relate to business services
  • Broadly discover IT assets and relationships that exist within your enterprise
  • Use actual state data for closed-loop change management processes such as change impact analysis and change tracking
Table of contents
Introduction
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HP Universal CMDB class model
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Discovery and dependency mapping
5
Mapping and visualization
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Converting data to information
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Federation and integration
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Architecture considerations
11
Conclusion
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For more information
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