I was playing around with the Data Integrator today, think about it as an adapter designed to bring in data from databases. I remember as a DBA that you sometimes had problems from time to time with table locks, page locks, dead locks, etc. I remember running stored procedures such as sp_who and other things. Anyways, I was curious if I could create an adapter that mined out the list of databases, then list the users currently logged into the corresponding database.
When setting up custom property pages (attributes for an element), sometimes a field needs to be populated directly from the source system (IE: adapter integration point such as a management system, helpdesk, etc), in other cases, you may want to have a script embedded in the property in order to make it more real time updating, decision based updates and a slew of other situations. I thought I would provide a few script examples.
A customer reached out to me with some questions on our Business Data Integrator Adapter. This is an adapter (Integration module) that is designed to pull data from a database and bring it into BSM and/or CMDB. He was using the IDE (think of a drag and drop designer to define what the database integration should do) and had a question regarding...
Using Mainframes is becoming more and more mainstream. The value-add of leveraging mainframes for quick deployment and lowering costs is becoming more of a standard practice. There are some great solutions for leveraging mainframes... sorry, corrupted sector in my brain, I meant Virtualization everywhere I said Mainframe.
From time to time I get questions around customizing a BSM and/or CMDB implementation.