DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11482-3_9
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Abstract: Abstract. Supervisory control is the main means to assure a high level performance and availability of large IT infrastructures. Applied control theory is used in physical and virtualization based clustering, autonomic-, self-healing and cloud computing, but similar problems arise in any distributed environment. The selection of a compact, but sufficiently characteristic set of control variables is one of the core problems both for design and run-time complexity. Most results in the literature are based on a …

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