In order for autonomic managers and their associated elements to work together in an autonomic architecture, there must be a set of tools that provide the basic structure. There are presently seven core capabilities available to developers:
Common System Administration
Now let us review each of core capabilities in some detail.
Achieving the objectives of an autonomic architecture requires an understanding of the specific policies under which it will operate. The policies will determine the decisions that autonomic managers will make. A policy defines the criteria. As shown in ...