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UCC 2014 Conference Programme

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Monday December 8
GW1 GW2 Redstar Kingfisher Hobart Campanula King
George 5
09:00 – 09:30 Opening Ceremony
09:30 – 10:30 Keynote: Cloud Native Cost Optimization, Adrian Cockcroft (Joint speaker between UCC and the Cloud Control Workshop)
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:15 [R] Greening Geo-Distributed Data Centers by Joint Optimization of Request Routing and Virtual Machine Scheduling,  Xudong Xiang, Chuang Lin, Fu Chen and Xin Chen Cloud
Control Workshop
Big
Data Computing
Crowdsourcing
and Gamification in the Cloud
Tutorial:
Help Clinical Intelligence take the next step using state-of-the art
in-memory analytics, Oliver Vettel and Andreas Koop
Cloud
Federation Management
Doctoral
Symposium
11:15 - 11:40 [R] A Hybrid Optimization Model for Green Cloud Computing, Lucio Rocha and Eleri Cardozo
11:40 - 11:55 [S] Comprehensive Elastic Resource Management to Ensure Predictable Performance for Scientific Applications on Public IaaS Clouds, In Kee Kim, Jacob Steele, Yanjun Qi and Marty Humphrey
11:55 - 12:20 [R] Evaluating Energy Efficiency of Gigabit Ethernet and Infiniband Software Stacks in Data Centres, Vincenzo de Maio and Radu Prodan
12:20 - 12:45 [R] Detecting Discontinuities in Large Scale Systems, Ian Davis, Haroon Malik and Michael Godfrey
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 14:30 Keynote: Clinical Intelligence & Integration – Tackling Large Data Analytics in Real Time: Oliver Vettel, Andreas Koop (F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG)
14:30 – 14:45 [S] Priority-based Resource Scheduling in Distributed Stream Processing Systems for Big Data Applications, Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Andrea Reale and Nicola Ticca Cloud
Control Workshop
Big
Data Computing
Crowdsourcing
and Gamification in the Cloud
Tutorial:
CRISTAL : Designing Traceable Cloud-based Systems, Richard McClatchey,
Andrew Branson
Cloud
Federation Management
Doctoral
Symposium
14:45 - 15:10 [R] Fostering Energy-Awareness in Simulations Behind Scientific Workflow Management Systems, Gabor Kecskemeti, Simon Ostermann and Radu Prodan
15:10 - 15:35 [R] Traffic Monitoring Using Video Analytics in Clouds, Tariq Abdullah, M Fahim Tariq, Yusuf Baltaci and Nick Antonopoulos
15:35 - 15:50 [S] Scheduling Multiple Divisible Loads in a Multi-cloud System, Seungmin Kang, Bharadwaj Veeravalli and Khin Mi Mi Aung
15:50 - 16:15 [R] Using Distributed Analytics to Enable Real-Time Exploration of Discrete Event Simulations, Matthew Malensek, Walid Budgaga, Sangmi Pallickara, Neil Harvey and Shrideep Pallickara
16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 16:55 [R] An Adaptive Distributed Simulator for Cloud and MapReduce Algorithms and Architectures, Pradeeban Kathiravelu and Luís Veiga Cloud
Control Workshop
Big
Data Computing
Education
in Cloud
Tutorial:
CRISTAL : Designing Traceable Cloud-based Systems, Richard McClatchey,
Andrew Branson
Cloud
Federation Management
Doctoral
Symposium
16:55 - 17:10 [S] AMAD: Resource Consumption Profile-Aware Attack Detection in IaaS Cloud, Kahina Lazri, Sylvie Laniepce, Haiming Zheng and Jalel Ben-Othman
17:10 – 17:35 [R] Towards Benchmarking Modern Distributed Stream Computing Frameworks, Ruirui Lu, Gang Wu, Bin Xie, Jingtong Hu
17:35 – 18:00 [R] Standards-based DevOps Automation and Integration Using TOSCA,  Johannes Wettinger, Uwe Breitenbücher and Frank Leymann
18:00 – 19:30 Reception


Tuesday December 9
GW1 GW2 Redstar Kingfisher Hobart Campanula King
George 5
09:00 – 10:00 Keynote: Medical Big Data on the Cloud : the eTRIKS mission, Yike Guo, Imperial College London
10:00 – 10:20 Coffee Break
10:20 – 10:45 [R] A Methodology for Online Consolidation of Tasks Through More Accurate Resource Estimations, Jesus Omana Iglesias, Milan De Cauwer, Deepak Mehta, Liam Murphy and Barry O’sullivan Big
Data Computing
Big
Data, Intelligence Management and Analytics
Tutorial:
Autonomic Clouds, Omer Rana and Manish Parashar
Cloud
Automation, Intelligent Management and Scalability
Clouds
and eScience Applications Management
Cloud
Challenge
10:45 - 11:10 [R] Learning Based Distributed Orchestration of Stochastic Discrete Event Simulations, Zhiquan Sui, Neil Harvey and Shrideep Pallickara
11:10 - 11:35 [R] Online Algorithms for Location-Aware Task Offloading in Two-Tiered Mobile Cloud Environments, Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu and Bingbing Zhou
11:35 - 11:50 [S] Template Embedding: Application architecture based distributed cloud resource allocation, Matthias Keller, Christoph Robbert and Holger Karl
11:50 - 12:15 [R] Reducing Costs in Cloud Application Execution Using Redundancy-based Scheduling, Cristiano Vieira, Luiz F. Bittencourt and Edmundo Madeira
12:15 - 12:40 [R] Enabling Health Monitoring as a Service in the Cloud, Yang Li, Li Guo and Yike Guo
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 14:00 [S] Proactive Workload Forecasting Model with Dynamic Resource Allocation for Modern Internet Application, Mohammed Al Ghamdi Big
Data Computing
Big
Data, Intelligence Management and Analytics
Tutorial:
Azure Machine Learning for Research,
Kenji Takeda
Cloud
Automation, Intelligent Management and Scalability
Clouds
and eScience Applications Management
Cloud
Challenge
14:00 - 14:25 [R] In-the-know: Recommendation Framework for City-supported Hybrid Cloud Services, Manav Singhal, Jay Ramanathan, Prasad Calyam and Marjorie Skubic
14:25 - 14:50 [R] On the provision of SaaS-level Quality of Service within Heterogeneous Private Clouds, Julio Ricardo Proaño, María Blanca Caminero and Carmen Carrión
14:50 - 15:05 [S] Challenges in Achieving IaaS Cloud Interoperability across Multiple Cloud Management Frameworks,  Boris Parák and Zdeněk Šustr
15:05 - 15:30 [R] Workload Patterns for Quality-driven Dynamic Cloud Service Configuration and Auto-Scaling, Li Zhang, Yichuan Zhang, Pooyan Jamshidi, Lei Xu and Claus Pahl
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee Break & Poster Session
15:50 – 16:15 [R] Design and Implementation of Middleware for Cloud Disaster Recovery via Virtual Machine Migration Management, Tae Seung Kang Big
Data Computing
Big
Data, Intelligence Management and Analytics
Tutorial:
Azure Machine Learning for Research,
Kenji Takeda
Network
Virtualization
and SDN for Cloud Data
Centres
Clouds
and eScience Applications Management
Poster
Session
16:15 - 16:30 [S] An Overview of Cloud Computing Adoption Challenges in the Norwegian Context, Rania El-Gazzar
16:30 - 16:55 [R] The Continuity of Out-of-band Remote Management Across Virtual Machine Migration in Clouds, Sho Kawahara and Kenichi Kourai
16:55 - 17:20 [R] Transparent Throughput Elasticity for IaaS Cloud Storage using Guest-side Block-level Caching, Bogdan Nicolae, Pierre Riteau and Kate Keahey
Wednesday December 10
GW1 GW2 Redstar Kingfisher Hobart Campanula King
George 5
09:00 – 10:00 Keynote: Enabling Cloud Computing at Hyper-Scale, Kenji Takeda, Microsoft
10:00 – 10:20 Coffee Break
10:20 – 10:45 [R] A Study of Replica Reconstruction Schemes for Multi-rack HDFS Clusters, Asami Higai, Atsuko Takefusa, Hidemoto Nakada and Masato Oguch IT
as a Utility
Green
Cloud Computing
Big
Data and Social Networking Management and Security
Tutorial:
Data Analysis with R, Shruti Kohli
Trust
in Cloud Computing
Tutorial:
The Intercloud Architecture and Project, David R. Bernstein
10:45 - 11:10 [R] Distributed Storage and Service Discovery for Heterogeneous Community Network Clouds, Mennan Selimi, Felix Freitag, Roger Pueyo Centelles and Agusti Moll
11:10 - 11:35 [R] Filtering Security Alerts for the Analysis of a Production SaaS Cloud, Antonio Pecchia, Domenico Cotroneo, Rajeshwari Ganesan and Santonu Sarkar
11:35 - 11:50 [S] SLAC: A Formal Service-Level-Agreement Language for Cloud Computing, Rafael Brundo Uriarte, Francesco Tiezzi and Rocco De Nicola
11:50 - 12:15 [R] Role-based Templates for Cloud Monitoring, The An Binh Nguyen, Melanie Siebenhaar, Ronny Hans and Ralf Steinmetz
12:15 - 12:40 [R] A Cloud-Oriented Services Self-Management Approach Based on Multi-Agent System Technique, Fu Hou and Xinjun Mao
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 14:00 [S] Towards a Mobile Ad-hoc Cloud Management Platform, Ahmed Khalifa, Mohamed Azab and Mohamed Eltoweissy IT
as a Utility
Green
Cloud Computing
Big
Data and Social Networking Management and Security
Tutorial:
Data Analysis with R, Shruti Kohli
Trust
in Cloud Computing
Tutorial:
Distributed Data Storage: From Dispersed Files to Stealth Databases,
Josef Spillner, Johannes Müller
14:00 - 14:25 [R] Workload-Aware Incremental Repartitioning of Shared-Nothing Distributed Databases for Scalable Cloud Applications, Joarder Kamal, Manzur Murshed and Rajkumar Buyya
14:25 - 14:50 [R] Tossing NoSQL-Databases out to Public Clouds, Alexandros Antoniadis, Yannis Gerbessiotis, Mema Roussopoulos and Alex Delis
14:50 - 15:05 [S] Applying the Prometheus methodology for an Internet of Things architecture, Bogdan Manate, Teodor-Florin Fortis and Dr Philip T Moore
15:05 - 15:30 [R] Workflow Partitioning and Deployment on the Cloud using Orchestra,  Ward Jaradat, Alan Dearle and Adam Barker
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:30 Keynote: Infrastructure As Code, Joe Baguley, Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, VMware
16:30-18:00

Panel Discussion: How adaptive should our infrastructure be to support next generation Clouds?

Alan Sill (OGF)
Erik Elmroth (UMU)
Gul Agha (UIUC)
Joe Baguley (VMWare)
John Wilkes (Google)
Andrea Zisman (CUL)

 

19:00 -21:00 Conference Dinner
Thursday December 11
GW1 GW2 Redstar Kingfisher Hobart Campanula King
George 5
09:00 – 09:50 Keynote: Actors in the Cloud: Supporting Security, Scalability and Availability, Gul Agha
09:50 – 10:40 Keynote: IT as a Utility: Reality, Aspiration or Myth, Jeremy Frey
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:25 [R] CloudMF: Applying MDE to Tame the Complexity of Managing Multi-Cloud Applications, Nicolas Ferry, Hui Song, Alessandro Rossini, Franck Chauvel and Arnor Solberg Industry
Session
Plugfest:
Cloud Interoperability
Tutorial:
Model-Driven Management of
Multi-Cloud Applications, Danilo Ardagna
Recomputability Smart
City Clouds Technologies, Systems and Applications
EGI
Workshop
11:25 - 11:50 [R] Development and Evaluation of a Multi-tenant Service Middleware PaaS Solution, Michael Hahn, Santiago Gómez Sáez, Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Dimka Karastoyanova and Frank Leymann
11:50 - 12:15 [R] Metaheuristics-based Planning and Optimization for SLA-aware Resource Management in PaaS Clouds, Edwin Yaqub, Ramin Yahyapour, Philipp Wieder, Constantinos Kotsokalis, Ali Jehangiri and Kuan Lu
12:15 - 12:30 [S] PICav: Precise, Iterative and Complement-based Cloud Storage Availability Calculation Scheme, Josef Spillner and Johannes Müller
12:30 - 12:55 [R] Dynamic Traffic Management for Interactive Cloud Services, Fragkiskos Sardis, Glenford Mapp, Jonathan Loo and Mahdi Aiash
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 14:00 [S] Pre-Processing Methods of Data Mining, Asma Saleem, Khadim Hussain Asif, Ahmad Ali, Shahid Mahmood Awan and Mohammed A. Alghamdi Industry
Session
Plugfest:
Cloud Interoperability
Tutorial:
Microsoft Azure for Research,
Kenji Takeda
Recomputability Smart
City Clouds Technologies, Systems and Applications
EGI
Workshop
14:00 - 14:25 [R] Performance Estimation for Business Workflows on Public Cloud Offerings using Probabilistic, Shinji Kikuchi
14:25 - 14:50 [R] Online QoS Modeling in the Cloud: A Hybrid and Adaptive Multi-Learners Approach, Tao Chen, Rami Bahsoon and Xin Yao
14:50 - 15:05 [S] Adaptive Downtime for Live Migration of Virtual Machines, Francisco J. Clemente-Castelló, Juan Carlos Fernández, Rafael Mayo and Enrique S. Quintana-Ortí
15:05 - 15:30 [R] A Utility Model for Volunteered Service Composition, Abdessalam Elhabbash, Rami Bahsoon, Peter Tino and Peter R. Lewis
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:05 [S] Coordination-aware Elasticity, Stefano Mariani, Hong-Linh Truong, Georgiana Copil, Andrea Omicini and Schahram Dustdar Industry
Session
Plugfest:
Cloud Interoperability
Tutorial:
Microsoft Azure for Research,
Kenji Takeda
Advances
in CC Legislation, Accountability, Security and Privacy Workshop
Smart
City Clouds Technologies, Systems and Applications
EGI
Workshop
16:05 - 16:20 [S] Loose-coupled Benchmark Framework Automates Performance Modeling on IaaS Clouds,  Xinni Ge, Zhengwei Qi and Ken Chen
16:20 - 16:45 [R] Robustness Indicators for Cloud-based Systems’ Topologies, Franck Chauvel, Hui Song, Nicolas Ferry and Franck Fleurey
17:00 Closing Ceremony

UCC 2014: List of the Accepted Papers

Regular Papers

Green Computing and Energy Implications

  • Greening Geo-Distributed Data Centers by Joint Optimization of Request Routing and Virtual Machine Scheduling Xudong Xiang, Chuang Lin, Fu Chen and Xin Chen.
  • A Hybrid Optimization Model for Green Cloud Computing Lucio Rocha and Eleri Cardozo.
  • Evaluating Energy Efficiency of Gigabit Ethernet and Infiniband Software Stacks in Data Centres Vincenzo de Maio and Radu Prodan.
  • Fostering Energy-Awareness in Simulations Behind Scientific Workflow Management Systems Gabor Kecskemeti, Simon Ostermann and Radu Prodan.

Analytics

  • Traffic Monitoring Using Video Analytics in Clouds Tariq Abdullah, M Fahim Tariq, Yusuf Baltaci and Nick Antonopoulos.
  • Using Distributed Analytics to Enable Real-Time Exploration of Discrete Event Simulations Matthew Malensek, Walid Budgaga, Sangmi Pallickara, Neil Harvey and Shrideep Pallickara.

Standards & Benchmarks

  • Standards-based DevOps Automation and Integration Using TOSCA Johannes Wettinger, Uwe Breitenbücher and Frank Leymann.
  • Towards Benchmarking Modern Distributed Stream Computing Frameworks, Ruirui Lu, Gang Wu, Bin Xie, Jingtong Hu.
  • StreamBench:An Adaptive Distributed Simulator for Cloud and MapReduce Algorithms and Architectures Pradeeban Kathiravelu and Luís Veiga.

Scheduling

  • A Methodology for Online Consolidation of Tasks Through More Accurate Resource Estimations Jesus Omana Iglesias, Milan De Cauwer, Deepak Mehta, Liam Murphy and Barry O’sullivan.
  • Learning Based Distributed Orchestration of Stochastic Discrete Event Simulations Zhiquan Sui, Neil Harvey and Shrideep Pallickara.
  • Online Algorithms for Location-Aware Task Offloading in Two-Tiered Mobile Cloud Environments Qiufen Xia, Weifa Liang, Zichuan Xu and Bingbing Zhou.
  • Reducing Costs in Cloud Application Execution Using Redundancy-based Scheduling Cristiano Vieira, Luiz F. Bittencourt and Edmundo Madeira.

Cloud Services

  • Enabling Health Monitoring as a Service in the Cloud Yang Li, Li Guo and Yike Guo.
  • In-the-know: Recommendation Framework for City-supported Hybrid Cloud Services Manav Singhal, Jay Ramanathan, Prasad Calyam and Marjorie Skubic.
  • On the provision of SaaS-level Quality of Service within Heterogeneous Private Clouds Julio Ricardo Proaño, María Blanca Caminero and Carmen Carrión.
  • Workload Patterns for Quality-driven Dynamic Cloud Service Configuration and Auto-Scaling Li Zhang, Yichuan Zhang, Pooyan Jamshidi, Lei Xu and Claus Pahl.

Virtualization  

  • Design and Implementation of Middleware for Cloud Disaster Recovery via Virtual Machine Migration Management Tae Seung Kang.
  • The Continuity of Out-of-band Remote Management Across Virtual Machine Migration in Clouds Sho Kawahara and Kenichi Kourai.

Storage Systems

  • Transparent Throughput Elasticity for IaaS Cloud Storage using Guest-side Block-level CachingBogdan Nicolae, Pierre Riteau and Kate Keahey.
  • A Study of Replica Reconstruction Schemes for Multi-rack HDFS Clusters Asami Higai, Atsuko Takefusa, Hidemoto Nakada and Masato Oguchi.
  • Distributed Storage and Service Discovery for Heterogeneous Community Network Clouds Mennan Selimi, Felix Freitag, Roger Pueyo Centelles and Agusti Moll.
  • Workload-Aware Incremental Repartitioning of Shared-Nothing Distributed Databases for Scalable Cloud Applications Joarder Kamal, Manzur Murshed and Rajkumar Buyya.
  • Tossing NoSQL-Databases out to Public Clouds Alexandros Antoniadis, Yannis Gerbessiotis, Mema Roussopoulos and Alex Delis.

Security

  • Filtering Security Alerts for the Analysis of a Production SaaS Cloud Antonio Pecchia, Domenico Cotroneo, Rajeshwari Ganesan and Santonu Sarkar.
  • Role-based Templates for Cloud Monitoring The An Binh Nguyen, Melanie Siebenhaar, Ronny Hans and Ralf Steinmetz.

Cloud Management

  • Workflow Partitioning and Deployment on the Cloud using Orchestra Ward Jaradat, Alan Dearle and Adam Barker.
  • A Cloud-Oriented Services Self-Management Approach Based on Multi-Agent System Technique Fu Hou and Xinjun Mao.
  • CloudMF: Applying MDE to Tame the Complexity of Managing Multi-Cloud Applications Nicolas Ferry, Hui Song, Alessandro Rossini, Franck Chauvel and Arnor Solberg.
  • Development and Evaluation of a Multi-tenant Service Middleware PaaS Solution Michael Hahn, Santiago Gómez Sáez, Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Dimka Karastoyanova and Frank Leymann.
  • Metaheuristics-based Planning and Optimization for SLA-aware Resource Management in PaaS Clouds Edwin Yaqub, Ramin Yahyapour, Philipp Wieder, Constantinos Kotsokalis, Ali Jehangiri and Kuan Lu.
  • Dynamic Traffic Management for Interactive Cloud Services Fragkiskos Sardis, Glenford Mapp, Jonathan Loo and Mahdi Aiash.
  • Robustness Indicators for Cloud-based Systems’ Topologies Franck Chauvel, Hui Song, Nicolas Ferry and Franck Fleurey.

Modeling

  • Performance Estimation for Business Workflows on Public Cloud Offerings using Probabilistic Model Checker Shinji Kikuchi.
  • Online QoS Modeling in the Cloud: A Hybrid and Adaptive Multi-Learners Approach Tao Chen, Rami Bahsoon and Xin Yao.
  • A Utility Model for Volunteered Service Composition Abdessalam Elhabbash, Rami Bahsoon, Peter Tino and Peter R. Lewis.
  • Detecting Discontinuities in Large Scale Systems Ian Davis, Haroon Malik and Michael Godfrey.

Short Papers

Resource Management and Profiling

  • Comprehensive Elastic Resource Management to Ensure Predictable Performance for Scientific Applications on Public IaaS Clouds In Kee Kim, Jacob Steele, Yanjun Qi and Marty Humphrey.
  • Priority-based Resource Scheduling in Distributed Stream Processing Systems for Big Data Applications Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Andrea Reale and Nicola Ticca.
  • Scheduling Multiple Divisible Loads in a Multi-cloud System Seungmin Kang, Bharadwaj Veeravalli and Khin Mi Mi Aung.
  • AMAD: Resource Consumption Profile-Aware Attack Detection in IaaS Cloud Kahina Lazri, Sylvie Laniepce, Haiming Zheng and Jalel Ben-Othman.
  • Template Embedding: Application architecture based distributed cloud resource allocation Matthias Keller, Christoph Robbert and Holger Karl.
  • Proactive Workload Forecasting Model with Dynamic Resource Allocation for Modern Internet Application Mohammed Al Ghamdi.

Cloud Frameworks

  • Challenges in Achieving IaaS Cloud Interoperability across Multiple Cloud Management Frameworks Boris Parák and Zdeněk Šustr.
  • An Overview of Cloud Computing Adoption Challenges in the Norwegian Context Rania El-Gazzar.
  • SLAC: A Formal Service-Level-Agreement Language for Cloud Computing Rafael Brundo Uriarte, Francesco Tiezzi and Rocco De Nicola.
  • Towards a Mobile Ad-hoc Cloud Management Platform Ahmed Khalifa, Mohamed Azab and Mohamed Eltoweissy.
  • Applying the Prometheus methodology for an Internet of Things architecture Bogdan Manate, Teodor-Florin Fortis and Dr Philip T Moore.

Data Subsystems and Mining

  • PICav: Precise, Iterative and Complement-based Cloud Storage Availability Calculation Scheme Josef Spillner and Johannes Müller.
  • Pre-Processing Methods of Data Mining Asma Saleem, Khadim Hussain Asif, Ahmad Ali, Shahid Mahmood Awan and Mohammed A. Alghamdi.

Virtualization and IaaS Clouds

  • Adaptive Downtime for Live Migration of Virtual Machines Francisco J. Clemente-Castelló, Juan Carlos Fernández, Rafael Mayo and Enrique S. Quintana-Ortí.
  • Coordination-aware Elasticity Stefano Mariani, Hong-Linh Truong, Georgiana Copil, Andrea Omicini and Schahram Dustdar.
  • Loose-coupled Benchmark Framework Automates Performance Modeling on IaaS Clouds Xinni Ge, Zhengwei Qi and Ken Chen.

UCC 2014 Tutorials

  • Azure Machine Learning for Research, Kenji Takeda, Microsoft
  • Model-Driven Management of Multi-Cloud Applications, Danilo Ardagna, Giuliano Casale, Nicolas Ferry
  • The Intercloud Architecture and Project, David R. Bernstein
  • Distributed Data Storage: From Dispersed Files to Stealth Databases, Josef Spillner, Johannes Müller
  • Data Analysis with R, Shruti Kohli
  • Microsoft Azure for Research, Kenji Takeda
  • Autonomic Clouds, Omer Rana and Manish Parashar
  • Help Clinical Intelligence take the next step using state-of-the art in-memory analytics, Oliver Vettel and Andreas Koop, Roche Diagnostics
  • CRISTAL : Designing Traceable Cloud-based Systems, Richard McClatchey, Andrew Branson

UCC 2014 Workshops

6th Cloud Control Workshop (CloudControl6)

Session: Managing Overload

  • Cloud Service Differentiation in Overbooked Data Centers Luis Tomas, Johan Tordsson
  • CLOUDFARM: An Elastic Cloud Platform with Flexible and Adaptive Resource Management Vladimir Nikolov, Steffen Kächele, Franz J. Hauck   

Session: Modelling for Performance Control

  • Object-Oriented Modelling and Simulation of Air Flow in Data Centres Based on a Quasi-3D Approach for Energy Optimisation Alberto Leva, Daniele Mastrandrea, Marco Bonvini, Alessandro Vittorio Papadopoulos
  • Towards Faster Response Time Models for Vertical Elasticity Ewnetu Bayuh Lakew, Cristian Klein, Francisco Hernandez-Rodriguez, Erik Elmroth   

Session: Managing Elasticity

  • Measuring Cloud Workload Burstiness Ahmed Ali-Eldin, Johan Tordsson, Erik Elmroth, Oleg Seleznjev, Sara Sjöstedt de Luna
  • On Controlling Cloud Services Elasticity in Heterogeneous Clouds Georgiana Copil, Daniel Moldovan, Hong-Linh Truong, Schahram Dustdar   

3rd International Workshop on Clouds and (eScience) Applications Management (CloudAM 2014)

Session: Cloud Architectures and Applications

  • A Cloud-based Data Farming Platform for Molecular Dynamics Simulations Dariusz Król, Michał Orzechowski, Jacek Kitowski, Christoph Niethammer, Anthony Sulistio, Mhd. Amer Wafai
  • Cloud Federation: Characterisation and Conceptual Model Marcio Assis, Luiz F. Bittencourt, Rafael Tolosana-Calasanz

Session: Resource Allocation and Scheduling

  • An Emulator for Evaluating Resource Allocation and Performance in Clouds Carlos Roberto Senna, Luiz F. Bittencourt, Edmundo Madeira
  • Prediction-based Instant Resource Provisioning for Cloud Applications Sunirmal Khatua, Moumita Mitra Manna, Nandini Mukherjee   

2nd International Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Gamification in the Cloud (CGCloud 2014)

Session: Crowdsourcing and Gamification

  • Tools for Gamification Analytics: A Survey Benjamin Heilbrunn, Philipp Herzig, Alexander Schill
  • Adaptive Approach for Gamification Optimization David Codish, Gilad Ravid
  • Crowdsourcing and Gamification of Enterprise Meeting Software Quality Ross Smith, Lori Ada Kilty
  • Crowd-Centric Requirements Engineering Remco Snijders, Fabiano Dalpiaz, Mahmood Hosseini, Alimohammad Shahri, Raian Ali
  • Gamification for Volunteer Cloud Computing Alimohammad Shahri, Mahmood Hosseini, Raian Ali, Fabiano Dalpiaz
  • Towards a Reusable Infrastructure for Crowdsourcing Tenshi Hara, Thomas Springer, Klemens Muthmann, Alexander Schill
  • Gamified Culture-aware Feedback Acquisition Malik Almaliki, Nan Jiang, Fabiano Dalpiaz and Raian Ali   

Special Session: Education in the Cloud

  • A cloud-based experiment platform for computer-based education Yu Liu, Bo Li, Jianwei Niu, Qinghua Cao
  • Governance Strategies for the Cloud, Big Data and other Technologies in Education Richard Self   

2nd International Workshop on Big Data and Social Networking Management and Security (BDSN 2014)

  • Monitoring travel-related information on Social Media through sentiment analysis María Rosario Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Rocio Martinez-Torres, Sergio Toral
  • Topological properties of the core group in online communities Rocio Martinez-Torres, Carmen Diaz-Fernandez, Sergio Toral
  • Community Awareness in Academic Social Networks Pavlos Kosmides, Evgenia Adamopoulou, Konstantinos Demestichas, Chara Remoundou, Ioannis Loumiotis, Michael Theologou
  • A Fuzzy Big Data Algorithm for Twitter Opinion Analysis Bing Li, Keith C.C. Chan
  • Collaboration Networks of Levantine Biomedical Researchers Bassam Arkok, Mahmoud Al-Ayyoub, Yaser Jararweh, Izzat Alsmadi, Elhadj Benkhelifa
  • Using Big Data Methods in Opinion Mining and Sentimental Analysis Anis Zarrad, Abdulaziz Aljaloud, Izzat Alsmadi
  • XACML-Based Access Control for Decentralized Online Social Networks Robayet Nasim, Sonja Buchegger

1st International Workshop on Big Data, Intelligence Management and Analytics (BDIMA 2014)

  • 7 Rights of Individuation: the need for greater protection of individual rights in Big Data Fraser Sampson
  • Social Media In Crisis Management: Role, Potential and Risk Ioannis Kotsiopoulos
  • The EmerGent project: Emergency Management in Social Media Generation — Dealing with Big Data from Social Media Data Streams Reynold Greenlaw, Andrew Muddiman, Therese Friberg, Matthias Moi, Massimo Cristaldi, Thomas Ludwig, Christian Reuter
  • Combining big social media data and FCA for crisis response Helen Gibson, Simon Andrews, Konstantinos Domdouzis, Laurence Hirsh, Babak Akhgar
  • Data Interlocking: Coupling analytics to the data Yousef Kowsar, Harriet Dashnow, Andrew Lonie
  • Service-Oriented Design of a Command and Control Intelligence Dashboard for Crisis Management Konstantinos Domdouzis, Simon Andrews, Helen Gibson, Babak Akhgar, Laurence Hirsch
  • The problem with Data Joerg Fritsch, Coral Walker
  • Crawling open-source data for Indicators of Human Trafficking Ben Brewster, Tim Ingle, Glynn Rankin   

1st IEEE International Workshop on Cloud Federation Management: Identity, Resources and Applications (CFM 2014)

  • A Design Space Review for General Federation Management Using Keystone Craig Lee
  • Federated Authentication and Credential Translation in the EUDAT Collaborative Data Infrastructure Ahmed Shiraz Memon, Jens Jensen, Aleš Černivec, Krzysztof Benedyczak, Morris Riedel
  • X.509 Authentication/Authorization in FermiCloud Hyunwoo Kim, Steven Timm
  • Distributed Cloud Federation Brokerage: A Live Analysis Prashant Khanna, Sonal Jain
  • A Model for Accomplishing and Managing Dynamic Cloud Federations Marco Fargetta, Salvatore Monforte, Giuseppe Andronico, Maurizio Paone, Massimo Villari   

1st International Workshop on Network Virtualization and Software-Defined Networks for Cloud Data Centres (NVSDN 2014)

  • Automatic Configuration of Opaque Network Functions in CMS Serena Spinoso, Marco Leogrande, Fulvio Risso, Riccardo Sisto, Sushil Signgh
  • On the cost of tunnel endpoint processing in overlay virtual networks Jagath Weerasinghe, Francois Abel
  • Effects of Virtualization on Network and Processor Performance using Open vSwitch and XenServer Adnan Noor Mian, Ali Mamoon, Raees Khan, Ashiq Anjum
  • Network Management in Cloud Computing for Public Administration: A Practical Use Case Marco Alfano, Davide Michelino, Roberto Vela, Silvio Pardi, Guido Russo   

1st International Workshop on Cloud Automation, Intelligent Management and Scalability (CAIMS 2014)

Session 1

  • Cost Optimization of Real-Time Cloud Applications Using Developmental Genetic Programing Stanislaw Deniziak, Leszek Ciopinski, Grzegorz Pawiński, Karol Wieczorek, Sławomir Bąk
  • Elastic Resource Provisioning to Expand the Capacity of Cluster in Hybrid Computing Infrastructure Ju-Won Park, Jae Keun Yeom, Jinyong Jo, Jaegyoon Hahm
  • Cloud Incident Management. Challenges, Research Directions and Architectural Approach Victor Ion Munteanu, Teodor-Florin Fortis   

Session 2

  • FI-Lab: Managing Resources and Services in a Cloud Federation supporting Future Internet Applications Theodore Zahariadis, Andreas Papadakis, Federico Alvarez, Jose Gonzalez, Fernando Lopez, Federico Facca, Yahya Al-Hazmi
  • Predicting Hot-spots in Distributed Cloud Databases using Association Rule Mining Joarder Kamal, Manzur Murshed, Mohamed Gaber   

1st International Workshop on Smart City Clouds: Technologies, Systems and Applications (SCCTSA 2014)

Session 1

  • Towards Cloud based Smart Cities Data Security and Privacy Management Abdul Ghafoor Abbasi, Zaheer Khan, Zeeshan Pervez   

Session 2

  • Study on Personalization and Customization Mechanisms of Vehicular Cloud Platform Muhammad Sarim Zafar, Farhan Ahmad
  • Using Space-based Downstream Services for Urban Management in Smart Cities Antonio Garzon, M. Palacios, Julia Pecci, Zaheer Khan, David Ludlow
  • Controlling the Processing of Smart City Data in the Cloud with Domain-Specific Languages Michel Krämer   

Session 3

  • Climate Downscaling Processes using WRF/chem and CALMET modelling systems: Madrid case study Roberto San Jose, Juan L. Pérez-Camaño, Julia Pecci, Antonio Garzón, Marino Palacios
  • Smart City as a Service (SCaaS): A Future Roadmap for E-Government Smart City Cloud Computing Initiatives Trevor Clohessy
  • Smart City Security Issues: Depicting information security issues in the role of a urban environment Felipe Ferraz, Carlos Ferraz   

1st International Workshop on Green Cloud Computing (GCC 2014)

Session 1

  • A Task Scheduling Strategy based on Weighted Round-Robin For Distributed Crawler Dajie Ge, Zhijun Ding
  • iHAC: A Hybrid Access Control Framework for IaaS Clouds Chao Zhou, Bo Li
  • An Efficient Algorithm for Partially Matched Web Services based on Consumer’s QoS Requirements Mariwan Ahmed, Lu Liu, James Hardy   

Session 2

  • Online Bursty Event Detection from Microblog Jianxin Li, Zhenying Tai, Richong Zhang, Weiren Yu, Lu Liu
  • Energy-Efficient Databases using Sweet Spot Frequencies Sebastian Götz, Thomas Ilsche, Jorge Cardoso, Josef Spillner, Thomas Kissinger, Uwe Assmann, Wolfgang Lehner, Wolfgang Nagel, Alexander Schill
  • Mercurial: A Traffic-saving Roll Back System for Virtual Machine Cluster Bin Shi, Deqing Chen, Li Bo, Lei Cui
  • Workload Analysis for the Scope of User Demand Prediction Model evaluations in Cloud Environments John Panneerselvam, Lu Liu, Nick Antonopoulos   

Session 3

  • Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks: A Retweeting Structure-aware Approach Lu Lin, Jianxin Li, Richong Zhang, Weiren Yu, Chenggen Sun
  • NSLPA:A node similarity based label propagation algorithm for real-time community detection Qi Song, Bo Li

1st International Workshop on Advances in Cloud Computing Legislation, Accountability, Security and Privacy (CLASP 2014)

  • Accountable Health Care Service Provisioning in the Cloud Karin Bernsmed
  • A Cloud Adoption Risk Assessment Model Erdal Cayirci, Alexandr Garaga, Anderson Santana De Oliveira, Yves Roudier
  • Algorithms for Dispersed Processing Josef Spillner, Alexander Schill   

1st International Workshop on Trust in Cloud Computing (IWTCC 2014)

  • Analysis of SDN contributions for Cloud Computing Security Wanderson Paim de Jesus, Daniel Alves Da Silva, Rafael Timóteo de Sousa Júnior, Francisco Vitor Lopes Da Frota
  • A Novel Trustworthiness Measurement Model for Cloud Service Lifeng Wang, Zhengping Wu
  • Property Based Attestation for a Secure Cloud Monitoring System Abir Awad, Sara Kadry, Brian Lee, Shuaijun Zhang
  • Construction of Agent-Based Trust in Cloud Infrastructure Johannes Harungguan Sianipar, Eyad Saleh
  • Environmental IoT: Programming Cyber-physical Clouds with High-level System Specifications Roberto Rodrigues Filho, Barry Porter, Gordon Blair   

1st International Workshop on Recomputability (Recomputability 2014)

  • Scientific Workflow Repeatability through Cloud-Aware Provenance  Khawar Hasham, Kamran Munir, Jetendr Shamdasani, Richard McClatchey
  • Share and Enjoy: Publishing Useful and Usable Scientific Models  Tom Crick, Benjamin A. Hall, Samin Ishtiaq, Kenji Takeda
  • Emulation-as-a-Service – Workflows and Infrastructure to Support Recomputable Science  Dennis Wehrle, Thomas Liebetraut, Isgandar Valizada, Klaus Rechert
  • Recomputation.org: Experience of Its First Year and Lessons Learned  Ian Gent, Lars Kotthoff

UCC 2014 Doctoral Symposium

  •  Re-engineering the Database Layer of Legacy Applications for Scalable Cloud Deployment D1. Martyn Ellison, Radu Calinescu and Richard Paige.
  • Truesource: A True Performance For Hierarchical Cloud Monitoring D2. Adam Currie, Aaron McConnell, Gerard Parr, Sally McClean and Kashaf Khan.
  • Sustainable Communications Infrastructures in the Cloud – Supporting the Information Economy D3. Conor McBay, Gerard Parr and Sally McClean.
  • Scalable Analytic Models for Performance Efficiency in the Cloud D5. Awada Uchechukwu, Keqiu Li and Keqin Li.
  • Virtualization Security using Mandatory Access Control and Virtual Machine Introspection D6. Thu Yein Win, Huaglory Tianfield and Quentin Mair.
  • Energy-aware Virtual Machine Consolidation for Cloud Data Centers D7. Dabiah Alboaneen, Bernardi Pranggono and Huaglory Tianfield.
  • SLA Assured Brokering (SAB) and CSP Certification in Cloud Computing D8. Shyam S. Wagle.
  • CloudAdvisor – A Framework Towards Assessing Trustworthiness and Transparency of Cloud Providers D9. Mohammed Almanea.

UCC 2014 Cloud Challenge

  • An Experimental Tool for Elasticity Management Through Prediction Mechanisms Bruno A. Rosa, Vinícius A. Frederico, Luiz F. Bittencourt, Marcelo B. Pereira and Kayo S. Hisatomi.
  • Optimizing Scientific Workflows in the Cloud: A Montage Example Qingye Jiang, Young Choon Lee, Manuel Arenaz, Luke M. Leslie and Albert Y. Zomaya.
  • Low Cost Energy Forecasting for SmartGrids using StreamMine3G and Amazon EC2 André Martin, Andrey Brito and Christof Fetzer.
  • Energy Cloud: real-time cloud-native Energy Management System to monitor and analyse energy consumption in multiple industrial sites Hugo Sequeira, Paulo Carreira, Thomas Goldschmidt and Philipp Vorst.

UCC 2014 Posters

  • Toward Enhancing Block I/O Performance for Virtualized Hadoop Cluster
  • Cost-efficient Provisioning of Cloud Resources Priced by CPU Frequency
  • Querying road traffic data from a Document store
  • Experience with Multi-Resource Aware Fair Sharing in Highly Heterogeneous Private Clouds
  • A Cloud-based Approach to GNSS Augmentation for Navigation Services
  • Toward a Cloud based Framework for Facilitating Software Development and Testing Tasks
  • Planning in the Cloud: Massively Parallel Planning
  • Multi-Clouds Mobile Computing for the Secure Storage of Data
  • Portable SDN Applications on the PaaS Layer
  • ChargeFlow – Workflow based chargeback processing
  • Interact: Gesture Recognition in the Cloud
  • NEMICO: Mining network data through cloud-based data mining techniques
  • An Experimental Analysis on Latency Improvement of Cloud-based Fleet Management System
  • Cloud-Imitating Honeypots for Novel Malware Detection and Analysis
  • An Adaptive Policy to Minimize Energy and SLA Violations of Parallel Jobs on the Cloud
  • The IKAROS Metadata service as a Utility
  • MO-BIZZ: Ecosystem for Mobile Cloud Services (Web-only)