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0461 Governance Engines

A governance engine is a software capability that is able to run specific services on demand. These services, called governance services, typically implement specific logic that is needed to govern an organization's resources or the metadata associated with them.

Open metadata recognizes three types of governance engine:


The Open Metadata Engine Services (OMES) support the implementation of each type of governance engine. They run in an Engine Host OMAG Server and draw their configuration from the GovernanceEngine and the linked GovernanceService elements in the associated metadata server.

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