PDL ABSTRACT

A Human Organization Analogy for Self-* Systems

Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science Technical Report CMU-CS-03-129. April 2003.

John D. Strunk, Gregory R. Ganger

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

http://www.pdl.cmu.edu

The structure and operation of human organizations, such as corporations, offer useful insights to designers of self-* systems (a.k.a. self-managing or autonomic). This paper explores the analogy, and describes the design of a self-* storage system that borrows from it.

KEYWORDS: self-tuning, self-managing, storage system, hierarchical management structure, complaint-based tuning

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