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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Autonomic computing refers to the self-managing characteristics of distributed computing resources that are adapting to unpredictable changes while hiding intrinsic complexity to operators and users.
2003): "AutoMate: enabling autonomic applications on the grid", Autonomic Computing Workshop, pp.
Whalley, "Unity: Experiences with a Prototype Autonomic Computing System," in Proc.
A self-organizing feedback loop for autonomic computing.
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.
others call them "self-healing," but most industry analysts agree that autonomic computing is a vague concept that's been tough for large computer vendors such as IBM and Hewlett-Packard to sell.
N1 is Sun's autonomic computing strategy, designed to prompt self-management and self-healing of computing systems.
This autonomic computing environment will have end-to-end automation, security, and systems management, along with scalable clustering, virtual server hosting, and a heterogeneous workload management environment.
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.
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