autonomic computing


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autonomic computing

Computer systems and networks that configure themselves to changing conditions and are self healing in the event of failure. "Autonomic" means "automatic responses" to unpredictable events. At the very least, "autonomic" implies that less human intervention is required for continued operation under such conditions.
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The IBM(R) Autonomic Computing Toolkit consists of a number of interlocking components that can be mixed and matched to build advanced autonomic computing systems.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- nLayers, the leader in real-time discovery and resource optimization, today announced that it has become a member of IBM's autonomic computing partner initiative.
March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Solid Information Technology, a leading supplier for embedded data management in devices that deliver today's IP-based services for high-availability network infrastructure components, today announced Solid EmbeddedEngine(TM) is supporting the Common Base Event format as well as the IBM Autonomic Management Engine (AME), extending the reach of autonomic computing out to the network infrastructure.
2003): "Autonomia: an autonomic computing environment", IEEE international conference on Performance, Computing, and Communications.
They are also significantly overestimating the proportion of enterprises planning to deploy grid computing, autonomic computing and provisioning systems.
Gartner's Scott says that there are few organisations doing even the early stages of autonomic computing, such as the automatic provision of web servers in response to increased demand.
Fujitsu Limited, a provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions, and IBM, the information technology company, have announced an agreement to collaborate on autonomic computing standards.
The following three steps are designed to get your company driving in the direction of autonomic computing.
N1 is Sun's autonomic computing strategy, designed to prompt self-management and self-healing of computing systems.
With autonomic computing and its Project eLiza Partner initiative, IBM is leading the market in terms of providing server management solutions for their customers," said Bobby Mukherjee, CEO of Moonlight Systems.
Big changes are on the way for the IT industry - and they may largely revolve around the concept of autonomic computing, according to Paul Horn, head of IBM's research group.
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