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Getting control of your IT environment by enforcing process and governance with HP UCMDB Configuration Manager

Getting control of your IT environment by enforcing process and governance with HP UCMDB Configuration Manager

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  • System Administrator, is responsible for setting up and maintaining the UCMDB. This administrative role includes creating TQL’s/View’s, modeling, purging data, setting up reconciliation jobs & rules and creating system health reports.
  • Discovery Administrator, is responsible for identifying the level of information that is required for discovery, configuring the discovery probes accordingly, deploying them in the environment, and creating validation reports to ensure that the discovery patterns are purposeful based on the information that is required for its consumers.
  • Configuration Manager, is accountable for the day-to-day running of the configuration management process within the organization. The Configuration Manager ensures that the configuration environment adheres to the organizational standards and guidelines.
  • Configuration Contributor/Data Owner, is a role that applies to anyone who owns (i.e. is responsible for) supporting and maintaining one or more specific Configuration Items.  The configuration contributor is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the configuration item information.
  • Configuration AnalysisExpressed models enabling increased automation of management tasksSupporting configuration model/pattern analysisSupporting historical comparison for both Actual and Authorized states
  • Configuration GovernanceOrganizational model for enforcement of IT policiesSupporting baseline and topology policies

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  • Session ID: BTOT-WE-0900/5
    Twitter hashtag #HPSWU
  • Speaker Name: J.R. Horton & Ahi Gvirtsman
    Date: 01 DEC 2010
    Session ID: BTOT-WE-0900/5
    Configuration Management
    enforcing process and governance
    Getting control of your IT environment!
  • Are you getting what you need?
    Are you struggling with the quality of your configuration data?
    Are you struggling with understanding what you have and what has changed in your environment?
    Are you truly getting the return on investment you expected out of your configuration data for the effort you invest to manage it?
    Configuration Management
  • Session Outline
    Evolving HP Universal CMDB
    Target user personas for configuration management
    Introducing HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
  • Evolving HP Universal CMDB
  • New product structure with 3 components
    HP Universal CMDB
    Foundation
    CMDB for business services, CIs, and their relationships.
    Discovery
    Discovery technologies dynamically populating the Actual State of CIs and their relationships.
    Configuration Manager
    Configuration analysis
    Policy management
    State management
    Adapters
  • User Personas
  • HP Universal CMDB
    User Personas
    TQLs
    Views
    State Management
    Policy Management
    System
    Administrator
    Configuration
    Manager
    Integration Studio
    Modeling
    Configuration Comparisons
    Configuration
    Analysis
    Discovery
    Jobs
    Reports
    Configuration Items
    System Administration
    Configuration
    Contributor
    / Owner
    Discovery
    Administrator
    Foundation
    Discovery
    Configuration Manager
  • Foundation / Discovery
    User Personas
    TQLs
    Views
    State Management
    Policy Management
    System
    Administrator
    Configuration
    Manager
    Modeling
    Configuration Comparisons
    Configuration
    Analysis
    Integration Studio
    Discovery
    Jobs
    Reports
    Configuration Items
    System Administration
    Configuration
    Contributor
    / Owner
    Discovery
    Administrator
    Foundation
    Discovery
    Configuration Manager
  • Foundation / Discovery
    User Personas
    TQLs
    Views
    State Management
    Policy Management
    System
    Administrator
    Configuration
    Manager
    Modeling
    Configuration Comparisons
    Configuration
    Analysis
    Integration Studio
    Discovery
    Jobs
    Reports
    Configuration Items
    System Administration
    Configuration
    Contributor
    / Owner
    Discovery
    Administrator
    Foundation
    Discovery
    Configuration Manager
  • Configuration Manager
    User Personas
    TQLs
    Views
    State Management
    Policy Management
    System
    Administrator
    Configuration
    Manager
    Modeling
    Configuration Comparisons
    Configuration
    Analysis
    Integration Studio
    Discovery
    Jobs
    Reports
    Configuration Items
    System Administration
    Configuration
    Contributor
    / Owner
    Discovery
    Administrator
    Foundation
    Discovery
    Configuration Manager
  • Configuration Manager
    User Personas
    TQLs
    Views
    State Management
    Policy Management
    System
    Administrator
    Configuration
    Manager
    Modeling
    Configuration Comparisons
    Configuration
    Analysis
    Integration Studio
    Discovery
    Jobs
    Reports
    Configuration Items
    System Administration
    Configuration
    Contributor
    /Data Owner
    Discovery
    Administrator
    Foundation
    Discovery
    Configuration Manager
  • HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
  • Simplifying Configuration Visualization
    UCMDB-CM model
    UCMDB Foundation model
    Composite CI (Windows)
    - DiscoveredModel
    - MemorySize
    Cpu
    - Name
    - CpuClockSpeed
    FileSystem
    - Name
    - File System Size
    Node CI (Windows)
    - DiscoveredModel
    - MemorySize
    Node Resource CI (Cpu)
    - Name
    - CpuClockSpeed
    related to
    Composite CIs provide a way to collapse or compress other CIs into the lead CI. Composite CIs simplify visualization and make reports easier to read and understand.
    Node Resource CI (FileSystem)
    - Name
    - File System Size
  • Foundation
    UCMDB-CM
    Example of the same view using Composite CIs with UCMDB-CM
    Simplifying Configuration Visualization
  • HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
    Configuration Analysis
    HP’s UCMDB-CM fully leverages the rich data from DDMA’s discovery capabilities and integrations to provides views and reports specific to configuration managers to enable them to increase data quality and service levels.
  • Configuration Analysis
    HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
    Analysis results at a glance
    Composite CI configuration model alignment results
    Detailed analysis scope and their alignment with the model
    Attribute level model alignment results
  • HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
    Policy Management
    HP’s CMS enables configuration managers to control the high operations costs associated with non-compliant configurations and under -and over-provisioned resources by using UCMDB-CM’s configuration standards and policies to govern the IT environment.
  • Policy Management
    HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
    Simplified
    Topology View with policy status indicator
    Composite CI list with policy status indicator
    Policy status details based on assigned policies
  • HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
    State Management
    HP’s CMS allows configuration managers to manage and control configuration compliance issues, brought on by high volume of change, by using HP’s new UCMDB Configuration Manager’s Configuration Item (CI) state management capabilities.
  • State Management
    HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
    Simplified
    Topology View with change type indicator
    Composite CI list with configuration change type indicator
    Configuration change details (attributes and relationships)
    Configuration change impact based on policies
  • Come visit the HP Universal CMDB boothfor a complete demo of the newHP UCMDB Configuration Manager
  • J.R. Horton Ahi Gvirtsman
    Product Line Manager Chief Functional Architect
    jr.horton@hp.com ahi.gvirtsman@hp.com
    Configuration Management
    enforcing process and governance
    Q&A
    Session ID: BTOT-WE-0900/5
  • Continue the conversation with your peers at the HP Software Community hp.com/go/swcommunity