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CMIS Makes It as Official OASIS Standard

Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS v1.0) was ratified to be an official OASIS standard recently. The ratification was done by a ballot where major software companies have voted: Microsoft, IBM, ECM, OpenText, Oracle, Adobe and SAP.

The standard is about a Web services interface specification that will enable greater interoperability of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems. The purpose defines a domain model including a data model and abstract capabilities for Content Management (CM) and a set of bindings that can be used by applications to work with one or more Content Management Repositories/systems.

Data Model    
  Document Content Stream, Renditions
  Folder Hierarchy, Paths, File-able Objects
  Relation Relationship Object-Type Definition
  Policy Policy Object-Type Definition
Abstract Capabilities    
  Common Service Elements Paging, Change Tokens
  Repository Services Repository Info, Types
  Navigation Services Children, Tree, Descendants
  Object Services CRUD, Properties, Content Stream, Renditions, Versioning
  Multi-Filing Services add Object to Folder
  Discovery Services Query, Content Changes
  ACL getAcl, applyAcl
Binding Support    
  Atom Pub REST Protocol Binding
  Web Services SOAP Protocol Binding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CMIS History 

CMIS was originally founded by the three companies Microsoft, IBM and EMC. Other companies and also SAP did join this initiative and then, on October 2008, OSASIS issued a public call for participation in a new technical committee (TC) chartered to define a standard the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS). As of May 2010 the CMIS technical work received a broad support through TC participation, industry analyst opinion, and declarations of interest from major companies. Some of this include Adobe Systems, Alfresco Software, ASG Software Solutions, Booz Allen Hamilton, Day Software, dotCMS, EMC Corporation, FatWire, fme AG, IBM, Liferay, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Nuxeo, Open Text Corporation, Oracle Corporation, SAP AG, Saperion AG, WeWebU Software AG and others.

SAP supports CMIS and has shown prototypes like an ECM Explorer implemented in Web Dynpro for ABAP connecting to several CMIS enabled ECM systems from OpenText, Alfresco and IBM. Furthermore SAP supports the Apache Chemistry project which is in incubation and implements CMIS libraries for Java and other technologies.

CMIS Spec:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/cmis/CMIS/v1.0/os/cmis-spec-v1.0.htmlhttp://docs.oasis-open.org/cmis/CMIS/v1.0/os/cmis-spec-v1.0.pdf
http://docs.oasis-open.org/cmis/CMIS/v1.0/os/cmis-spec-v1.0.pdf

Apache Chemistry
https://cwiki.apache.org/CMIS/index.html

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      Author's profile photo Tobias Hofmann
      Tobias Hofmann
      Hi

      "SAP supports CMIS and has shown prototypes like an ECM Explorer implemented in Web Dynpro for ABAP connecting to several CMIS enabled ECM systems"

      Where can I find this prototypes?

      br,
      Tobias

      Author's profile photo Stephan Klevenz
      Stephan Klevenz
      Blog Post Author
      Hi Tobias,

      these prototypes are included in package S_NWECM.

      BR,
      Stephan

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member
      Hi Stephan,

      in which release? I can't seem to find it in ERP 6.0 Ehp3 SP05 (assuming I should be able to find it via SE80 -> Package.

      Marcel

      Author's profile photo Stephan Klevenz
      Stephan Klevenz
      Blog Post Author
      Hi Marcel,

      ECM and its packages was released for 7.02e.

      Regards,
      Stephan