Autonomic is Automatic with IBM Database
March 4, 2004[From internetnews.com]
DB2 Universal Database for z/OS 8.1 relies on the Armonk, N.Y. company's autonomic capabilities in order to boost system performance and availability, as well as making it easier for administrators to port applications across different platforms.
For example, a point-in-time recovery feature in the new software provides customers with a snapshot of the database to minimize data loss and simplify recovery efforts in the event of a system outage, according to an IBM. This feature also decreases down time by allowing administrators to keep database services online while updating the database.
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