November 9, 2004 Alex Woodie
Your dream of building an army of self-aware, self-healing iSeries servers is drawing nigh: IBM recently added key autonomic runtime capabilities to its prized OS/400 server. With the release of Autonomic Toolkit 2.0, IBM added OS/400 and Solaris to the list of operating systems that support the development of autonomic systems that can automatically take action to counter specific problems and events.
IBM launched its autonomic computing initiative several years ago as an integral component of its on-demand strategy to deliver computing as a utility. The goal of this initiative is to build self-reactive computer systems that automatically adapt to