The Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM) standard offers a way for you to publicize and manage machines and web services using web services and associated technologies. If you’re confused by that statement then you probably need to read my new tutorial, Understand Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM).Here’s the abstract:
Management through Web services simplifies the numerous interfaces and solutions that provide management tools for network-attached systems and devices. These range from simple printers to more complex operating system management issues. The Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM) standard defines two different environments, Management Using Web Services (MUWS) and Management of Web Services (MOWS), that define the structure and environment required to support these systems. This tutorial looks in detail at the definition and implementation issues of WSDM and how you can use WSDM within grid environments for the management of grids and grid services.
Read on for the full Understand Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM) tutorial.