Difference between revisions of "Autonomic management"

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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
  
* autonomic: (a) acting or occurring involuntarily (reflexes) and (b) relating to, affecting, or controlled by the autonomic nervous system or its effects or activity [Webster 96].
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* autonomic: (a) acting or occurring involuntarily (reflexes) and (b) relating to, affecting, or controlled by the autonomic nervous system or its effects or activity (http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autonomic).
  
 
== Characteristics ==
 
== Characteristics ==
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Compared to autonomous networks, autonomic networks are less intelligent and require a management interface.
 
Compared to autonomous networks, autonomic networks are less intelligent and require a management interface.
  
* autonomous: (a) having the right of power of self-government; �(b) responding, reacting, or developing independently of the whole [Webster 96].
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* autonomous: (a) having the right of power of self-government; �(b) responding, reacting, or developing independently of the whole (http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autonmous).

Revision as of 17:55, 27 July 2007

History

The term autonomic, like the term autonomous, comes from robotics and human related sciences.


Definition

Characteristics

Relation to Autonomous management

Compared to autonomous networks, autonomic networks are less intelligent and require a management interface.