15.0 Understanding the ZENworks 7 Server Managements Inventory Database Schema

This section describes the design of the Novell® ZENworks® 7 Server Management Inventory database schema implemented using the Common Information Model (CIM) of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF). To understand this section effectively, you should be familiar with terminology such as CIM and Desktop Management Interface (DMI). You should also have a solid understanding of Relational Database Based Managed Systems (RDBMS) and database concepts.

The following sections provide in-depth information: