SMI Tutorials


In response to Vendor and End User request for educational tools about the Storage Management Initiative (SMI), the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has created two separate Web Based Tutorials:

SMI Marketing Tutorial

The SMI Marketing and Sales Tutorial objective is to enable marketing, sales, press and analyst alike an educational avenue and resource for learning the purposes and goals of the SMI. The intended audience for this tutorial is individuals who desire to understand the general principles of the SMI.

SMI Technical Tutorial

The SMI Technical Tutorial is designed for users who have no prior knowledge of SMI and SMI-S 1.1.0. It is designed for SMI application developers and SMI instrumentation developers. However, this tutorial assumes that you have a basic understanding of the Common Information Model (CIM) and Web Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) concepts and principles.