CIM Formats

We have developed the Cloud Information Model (CIM) with a standards-based approach and translated it into multiple formats. This approach enables businesses with varying technologies to adopt CIM. It also empowers contributors and fosters growth for a larger CIM ecosystem.

CIM supports the following standard file formats.

Format

File

Description

Standard

JSON-LD
concepts.json
Conceptual description of the entities and relationships in the model
RDF Schema
JSON-LD
schema.json
Canonical data shapes and additional contstraints
SHACL
JSON-LD
schema.rdml
Mapping from the relational schema to an RDF graph
R2RML
YAML
concepts.yaml
AML human-readable version of the conceptual model
AML Vocabulary
YAML
schema.yaml
AML human-readable version of the canonical data shapes
AML Dialect
YAML
schema.raml
AML human-readable version of the canonical data shapes
RAML data types
JSON
schema.json
JSON Schema for the canonical data shapes
JSON Schema
SQL DDL
schema.sql
SQL DDL statements for the canonical shapes
SQL 2008

The Full CIM Distribution in our Available Formats

Click on one of our available formats to download the complete CIM definition.