Autonomic installation

Autonomic computing proposes that an IT environment can operate with the responsiveness and independence of the human nervous system. It sounds a bit like science fiction, but it is one of the most important areas of technology research and development.

Autonomic computing proposes that an IT environment can operate with the responsiveness and independence of the human nervous system. It sounds a bit like science fiction, but it is one of the most important areas of technology research and development. An IBM-led group of companies is using autonomic computing concepts to deal with the software installation and configuration process, which account for a good portion of application crashes.