The terminologies/acronyms below are commonly used throughout this document. The list below defines each term regarding how it is used in this document:
||management data repository
||CMDB Federated is a specification for a CMDB that federates between multiple MDRs
||the CMDB that federates between MDRs, offering a common access point to clients and correlating identifying record data
||configuration management database
||MDRs make data available to Clients via a Query service. Queries may select and return items, relationships, and/or graphs containing items and relationships.
to MJ: I can fill in some of this if you like since I can include the parts that are fixed due to the Eclipse process