Local Decision Strategies

Deliverable 4.2.1. Local Decision Strategies was released today. It introduces a novel framework for self-organisation and self-management in hierarchical architectures. It shows how this framework can be mapped onto the CloudLightning architecture, designed in Deliverable D3.1.2, and thus it addresses the hosting and execution of self-organising and self-managing strategies associated …

CloudLightning Proposed Architecture

This blog post describes the high level architecture for proposed self-organising self-managing heterogeneous cloud. CLOUDLIGHTING ARCHITECTURE The life-cycle of a proposed cloud service is initiated by an Enterprise Application Developer (EAD) by submitting a¬†Blueprint to a Gateway Service. A Blueprint is a graph representing a workflow of Services collectively composed …

What is Self-Management?

WHAT IS SELF-MANAGEMENT? Self-management has been posited as a solution to complexity in IT infrastructure development generally and cloud computing specifically. It has its roots in autonomic computing; these systems are designed to react to internal and external observations without human intervention to overcome the management complexity of computer systems. …