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IC2E 2016 Program

The conference booklet is available for download here.


9:00-17:00 Workshops and Tutorials
Welcome Reception with Posters
  • Multiple Virtual Machines Live Migration Performance Modelling – Vmware vMotion based Study, Christoph Meinel
  • A Taxonomy on Dynamic Environments for Provider-oriented Virtual Machine Placement, Jammily Ortigoza, Fabio Lopez-Pires, and Benjamin Baran
  • uCCP: An Approach for Continuous Capacity Planning in the Cloud with Uptime-based Pricing, Kamil Smuga and Christina Thorpe
  • Towards Audio-Visual Cues for Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring, David Bermbach and Jacob Eberhardt
  • A Hot-page Aware Hybrid-copy Migration Method, Shuang Wu, Bei Wang, Ce Yang, Qinming He, and Jianhai Chen
  • Exploring GPU Acceleration of Apache Spark, Dieudonne Manzi and David Tompkins
  • On IO Latency Prediction Accuracy and Automated Load Balancing in Consolidated VM Environments, Jun Nemoto and Gregory R. Ganger
  • Reducing Power Consumption in Data Center by Predicting Temperature Distribution and Air Conditioner Efficiency with Machine Learning, Yuya Tarutani, Kazuyuki Hashimoto, Go Hasegawa, Yutaka Nakamura,Takumi Tamura, Kazuhiro Matsuda, and Morito Matsuoka
  • Enabling Enterprise-Class Workloads in the Cloud, Valentina Salapura and Ruchi Mahindru
  • A Budget Constrained Scheduling Algorithm for Hybrid Cloud Computing, Systems Under Data Privacy, Amin Rezaeian, Hamid Abrishami, Saeid Abrishami, and Mahmoud Naghibzadeh
  • IoT End-User Applications Provisioning in the Cloud State of the Art, Sami Yangui, Roch H. Glitho, Fatna Belqasmi, Monique J. Morrow, and Paul A. Polakos
  • Availability Analysis of Cloud Deployed Applications, Manar Jammal, Ali Kanso, Parisa Heidari, and Abdallah Shami


Session 1
Session Chair: Stefan Tai, TU Berlin, Germany
8:30-9:00 Welcome
9:00-10:00 Keynote 1: Gustavo Alonso (ETH): Generalization versus Specialization in cloud computing infrastructures
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Session 2: Data Processing in the Cloud
Session Chair: Peter Pietzuch, Imperial College London, UK
  • Not All Joules are Equal: Towards Energy-Efficient and Green-Aware Data Processing Frameworks, Zhaojie Niu, Bingsheng He (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Fangming Liu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
    [Best Paper Candidate]
  • Supporting On-demand Elasticity in Distributed Graph Processing, Mayank Pundir, Manoj Kumar, Luke M. Leslie, Indranil Gupta, Roy H. Campbell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    [Best Paper Candidate]
  • Stela: Enabling Stream Processing Systems to Scale-in and Scale-out On-demand, Le Xu (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign), Boyang Peng (Yahoo! Inc.), Indranil Gupta (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
  • Awan: Locality-aware Resource Manager for Geo-distributed Data-intensive Applications, Albert Jonathan, Abhishek Chandra, Jon Weissman (University of Minnesota Twin-Cities)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Session 3: Secure and Reliable Clouds
Session Chair: David Bermbach, TU Berlin, Germany
  • Information Flow Audit for PaaS clouds, Thomas F. J.-M. Pasquier, Jatinder Singh, Jean Bacon (University of Cambridge), David Eyers (University of Otago)
  • Surviving Failures with Performance-Centric Bandwidth Allocation in Private Datacenters, Li Chen, Baochun Li (University of Toronto), Bo Li (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
  • LOGAN: Problem Diagnosis in the Cloud Using Log-based Reference Models (Short paper), Byung Chul Tak, Shu Tao (IBM TJ Watson Research Center), Lin Yang, Chao Zhu (IBM Research China Lab), Yaoping Ruan (IBM TJ Watson Research Center)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
Session 4: Invited Talk
Session Chair: Lucy Cherkasova, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA
15:30-16:30 Invited Talk: Ian Foster (University of Chicago): The Discovery Cloud: Accelerating and Democratizing Research on a Global Scale


Session 5
Session Chair: Hui Lei, IBM Research, USA
9:00-10:00 Keynote 2: : Jon Crowcroft (University of Cambridge): What could possibly go wrong?
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Session 6: Efficient Cloud Management
Session Chair: Jean Bacon, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Cost-aware scalability of applications in public clouds, Daniel Moldovan, Hong-Linh Truong, Schahram Dustdar (TU Wien)
  • Cloud Instance Management And Resource Prediction For Computation-as-a-Service Platforms, Joseph Doyle, Vasileios Giotsas, Mohammad Ashraful Anam, Yiannis Andreopoulos (University College London)
  • A Comparative Evaluation on Algorithms for Auction-based Cloud Pricing Prediction, Sara Arevalos (National University of Asuncion), Fabio Lopez-Pires (Itaipu Technological Park), Benjamin Baran (National University of Asuncion)
  • Autoscaling for Hadoop Clusters, Anshul Gandhi, Sidhartha Thota (Stony Brook University), Parijat Dube, Andrzej Kochut, Li Zhang (IBM Research)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Session 7: WIP Session
Session Chair: David Eyers, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • UIE: User-centric Interference Estimation for Cloud Applications, Seyyed Ahmad Javadi, Sagar Mehra, Bharath Kumar Reddy Vangoor, Anshul Gandhi (Stony Brook University)
  • GeoScale: Providing Geo-Elasticity in Distributed Clouds, Tian Guo, Prashant Shenoy (Umass Amherst), Hakan Hacigumus (Google)
  • Attribute-Based Partial Geo-Replication System, Hobin Yoon, Ada Gavrilovska, and Karsten Schwan (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • A Genetic Algorithm for Dynamic Cloud Application Brokerage, Lino Chamorro (National University of Asuncion), Fabio Lopez-Pires (Itaipu Technological Park), Benjamin Baran (National University of Asuncion)
  • A Reinforcement Learning-Based Power Management Framework for Green Computing Data Centers, Xue Lin (University of Southern California), Yanzhi Wang (Syracuse University), Massoud Pedram (University of Southern California)
  • Automatic Extraction of Metrics from SLAs for Cloud Service Management, Sudip Mittal, Karuna P. Joshi, Claudia Pearce and Anupam Joshi (UMBC)
  • SENDIM for Incremental Development of Cloud Networks: Simulation, Emulation & Deployment Integration Middleware, Pradeeban Kathiravelu, Luis Veiga (INESC-ID Lisboa/Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa)
  • Building Compliance and Security Reference Architectures (CSRA) for Cloud Systems, Dereje Yimam, Eduardo B. Fernandez (Florida Atlantic University)
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:30 Joint IC2E and IoTDI Panel
Session 8: Cloud Networking
Session Chair: Abhishek Chandra, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Barrier-Aware Max-Min Fair Bandwidth Sharing and Path Selection in Datacenter Networks, Li Chen, Baochun Li (University of Toronto), Bo Li (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
    [Best Paper Candidate]
  • Phurti: Application and Network-Aware Flow Scheduling for Multi-Tenant MapReduce Clusters, Chris X. Cai, Shayan Saeed, Indranil Gupta, Roy H. Campbell (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Franck Le (IBM Research T. J. Watson)
Conference Banquet
18:30 Conference Banquet at Heeresbäckerei


Session 9
Session Chair: Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, USA
9:00-10:00 Keynote 3: Roger Barga (Amazon Web Services): Processing Big Data in Motion
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
Session 10: Cloud Performance
Session Chair: Lucy Cherkasova, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA
  • Exploring The Use of Tags for Georeplicated Content Placement, Stéphane Delbruel (Université de Rennes 1 - IRISA), Davide Frey (INRIA), François Taïani (Université de Rennes 1 - IRISA/ESIR)
    [Best Paper Candidate]
  • Multi-Cache: Dynamic, Efficient Partitioning for Multi-Tier Caches in Consolidated VM Environments, Sundaresan Rajasekaran, Shaohua Duan, Wei Zhang, Timothy Wood (The George Washington University)
  • Container-Based Cloud Benchmarking, Blesson Varghese, Lawan Thamsuhang Subba, Long Thai, Adam Barker (University of St Andrews, UK)
  • Container and Microservice Driven Design for Cloud Infrastructure DevOps, Hui Kang, Michael Le, Shu Tao (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Session 11: Industry Session and Conference Closing
Session Chair: Shu Tao, IBM Watson Research, USA
  • Dynamic Block Sizing for Data Stream Processing System, Robert Birke (IBM Research - Zurich), Evangelia Kalyvianaki (City University London), Walter Binder (University of Lugano), Martin Schmatz and Lydia Y. Chen (IBM Research - Zurich).
  • Efficient User Opt-out from Block Stores, Erwan Le Merrer and Nicolas Le Scouarnec (Technicolor).
  • Cloud Adaptation with Control Theory in Industrial Clouds, Cornel Barna, Marios Fokaefs, Marin Litoiu, Mark Shtern (York University) and Joe Wigglesworth (IBM Canada).
  • Comparing Automatic Load Balancing using VMware DRS with a Human Expert, Sogand Shirinbab, Lars Lundberg (Blekinge Institute of Technology) and Jim Håkansson (Ericsson AB).


9:00-17:00 Workshops and Tutorials
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