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Proactive Self-healing System for Application Maintenance in Ubiquitous Computing Environment

  • Jeongmin Park
  • Giljong Yoo
  • Chulho Jeong
  • Eunseok Lee
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3981)

Abstract

With evolving modern IT technology, one desirable characteristic of distributed of applications is self-healing, or the ability to reconfigure themselves “on the fly” to circumvent failure. Thus, the goal is to avoid catastrophic failure through prompt execution of remedial actions. This paper proposes a self-healing system that monitors, diagnoses and heals its own internal problems using self-awareness as contextual information. The proposed system consists of multi agents that analyze the log context, error events and resource status in order to perform self-diagnosis and self-healing. For rapid and efficient self-healing, for developing the proposed system, we use a 6-step process: monitoring, filtering, translation, diagnosis, decision and feedback. Our experiments conducted with a prototype system confirm the effectiveness of the proposed system.

Keywords

System Agent Autonomic Computing Decision Agent Monitoring Agent Ubiquitous Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeongmin Park
    • 1
  • Giljong Yoo
    • 1
  • Chulho Jeong
    • 1
  • Eunseok Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information and Communication EngineeringSungkyunkwan UniversitySuwonKorea

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