UEFI Blogs

Monday, September 30, 2019
Categories: Specifications Tags: Specifications

As you may have heard, the UEFI Forum recently released the UEFI Specification, Version 2.8, which reflects many new and useful technology changes in the platform firmware including added support for REpresentational State Transfer (REST). REST is not an official standard, but rather an architectural style of networked systems consisting of clients and servers, and it defines a set of constraints to be used for creating Web services. RESTful Web services provide interoperability between computer systems on the internet.

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Categories: Conferences, Plugfest, Specifications, Webinars Tags: UEFI, Plugfests, Webinars

During the latest UEFI Forum webinar, “The Role of Redfish in UEFI Forum Firmware Specifications,” panelists provided an overview of DMTF’s Redfish®, discussed implementation challenges, and explained how Redfish and UEFI platform firmware interact. In the Q&A following the webinar, panelists answered questions regarding a variety of topics, but weren’t able to get to all the questions in the time we had available. The questions below were asked by webinar attendees and are now answered by the presentation’s panelists.