The vFabric Data Director API Programming Guide provides information about version 2.0 of the Data Director API.

VMware provides many different APIs and SDKs for applications and goals. This guide provides information about the vFabric Data Director API for developers who are interested in creating RESTful clients for Data Director.

The VMware vFabric Data Director API Programming Guide is revised with each release of the product or when necessary. A revised version can contain minor or major changes.

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API Version 1.1


API Version 2.0

This guide is intended for software developers who are building Data Director applications, including interactive clients of Data Director. This guide discusses common database terminology, VMware's vFabric Data Director product, VMware's Virtual Machine technology, and web technologies such as XML, HTTP, and REST.

The Data Director Administration Guide contains information about many of the objects and operations referred to in this guide. Most users of the Data Director REST API will find the information in those documents valuable when developing client applications. To access the current versions of these and other VMware books, go to