ICT Call 2008ICT08-018

FoSII - Foundations of Self-Governing ICT Infrastructures


FoSII - Foundations of Self-Governing ICT Infrastructures
Principal Investigator:
Status:
Completed (01.04.2009 – 31.03.2012)
Funding volume:
€ 300,000

 
Abstract:

While it is possible today to offer the packaging of software into services no practical approaches are so far available for packaging computing power as a service. Yet this could be a low-cost and massively scalable solution for problems which presently require the purchase of expensive computers. The project investigates the problems arising from the lack of dynamism and adaptivity in so-called service-oriented architectures (SOA). Emulating the principles of autonomic systems (such as operate in biological systems), it develops novel methods for communications between ICT systems and for their self-management. Applications include the easier combination of IT systems operated by two or more companies in the case of a merger.

 

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