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Towards Self-Architecting Autonomic Microservices

Author Claudio Guidi

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Claudio Guidi
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Claudio Guidi. Towards Self-Architecting Autonomic Microservices. In Joint Post-proceedings of the Third and Fourth International Conference on Microservices (Microservices 2020/2022). Open Access Series in Informatics (OASIcs), Volume 111, pp. 7:1-7:14, Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik (2023)


Autonomic computing is a key challenge for system engineers. It promises to address issues related to system configuration and maintenance by leaving the responsibility of configuration and reparation to the components themselves. If considered in the area of microservices, it could help in fully decoupling executing platforms from microservices because they permit to avoid coupling at the level of non functional features. In this paper, I explore the case of self-architecting autonomic microservices through the illustration of a proof of concept. The key points and the main challenges of such an approach are discussed.

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  • Computer systems organization → Self-organizing autonomic computing
  • Autonomic computing
  • microservices
  • architectures


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