Autonomic computing overview

The Db2® autonomic computing environment is self-configuring, self-healing, self-optimizing, and self-protecting. By sensing and responding to situations that occur, autonomic computing shifts the burden of managing a computing environment from database administrators to technology.

Automatic features provides a high-level summary of the capabilities that comprise the Db2 autonomic computing environment; the following table provides a more detailed, categorized overview of the product's autonomic capabilities:

Table 1. Overview of autonomic computing information
Category Related topics
Self-tuning memory
Automatic storage
Data compression
Automatic database backup
Automatic reorganization Automatic reorganization
Automatic statistics collection
Configuration Advisor
Health monitor
Utility throttling