Jeff Goldner has posted an introduction to the Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) for storage management that covers the following topics.  This post is available here:

 

http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2012/06/25/introduction-to-smi-s.aspx

 

And covers the following topics:

 

  • Introduction to SMI-S
    • Providers
    • Classes
    • Associations
  • What Microsoft is doing with SMI-S
  • What it means for hardware vendors
  • Next up
  • Additional References

Thanks,

 

Bruce