Next Generation Autonomic System Environment

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Next generation computer-based environments are ever increasingly pervasive andubiquitous. Such interconnected device-based environments necessitate little or no humaninvolvement in the management loop. Self-* properties, or “selfware,” refers to current andemerging behaviors exhibited by systems that are considered to be “autonomic” or inspired byanother view of self-management. We describe some emerging properties, which range fromself-adjusting to self-destruction. We describe the architecture required to create self-wareand discuss the relationship between autonomicity and autonomy, and document some additional novel autonomic constructs inspired from biology for the next generation self-managingenvironments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-126
JournalJournal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - Apr 2011

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