The Common Information Model (CIM) is an open standard that defines how managed elements in an IT environment are represented as a common set of objects and relationships between them. The Distributed Management Task Force maintains the CIM to allow consistent management of these managed elements, independent of their manufacturer or provider.
From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_ Information_Model_(computing)
F.5.3. Key characteristics
CIM is a generic top-level data model. It has few, if any, foundational ontological commitments). It is understandably domain focussed.
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