We need to ask the following question: “If open standards are important, which standards need to be included for success in autonomic computing?” This can be answered by the comparison in Table 9.2.
Note that at the very bottom of Table 9.2 is the indication that new standards are needed as autonomic computing evolves. IBM will continue to leverage the open standards that exist today and move to develop enhanced standards where needed in the future.
Let us briefly review each of these standards:
The Distributed Management Task Force, Inc. (DMTF) is the industry organization that is leading the development, adoption, and unification of management standards and initiatives for desktop, enterprise, and ...