Meta Data Coalition


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Meta Data Coalition

An organization of database and data warehouse vendors founded in 1995. Within a year, it introduced the Metadata Interchange Specification (MDIS) as a standard for defining meta-data. It also developed Microsoft's Open Information Model (OIM) and later merged MDIS into OIM. In 2000, the Meta Data Coalition merged with the Object Management Group (OMG). OMG has worked on integrating OIM into its Common Warehouse Model (CWM) in order to provide a single standard for modeling meta-data in data warehouses. See metadata.
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He added: "In addition, the Meta Data Coalition, by which Microsoft's Open Information Model standard, OIM, was adopted, is not a credible body.
Founded in 1995, the Meta Data Coalition (MDC) is a not-for-profit consortium of 50 vendors and end-users, including BMC, Informatica, CA, NCR, Microsoft, and SAS, whose goal is to provide a tactical solution for metadata exchange.
Joined the Meta Data Coalition, a not-for-profit consortium of 47 vendors and end-users leading the development of industry-wide standards for meta data exchange.
Nasdaq:ARDT), a leading global data management software company, today announced that it has joined the Meta Data Coalition, a not-for-profit consortium of 47 vendors and end-users leading the development of industry-wide standards for meta data exchange.