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IC2E 2014 Program

At a Glance:

March 10: Tutorials and the Doctoral Symposium

March 11: Workshops and Conference Reception

March 12-13: Main Conference, Industry Track, and Conference Banquet

March 14: Cloud Summit

All conference sessions except the Doctoral Symposium will be held at the Photonics Center of Boston University. The Doctoral Consortium will take place at Hariri Institute.

Monday, March 10th, 2014
9:00 - 4:00

Tutorial 1: Using GENI for Cloud Computing Research (Rm 205)

9:00 - 4:00

Tutorial 2: Grid’5000 for Cloud Infrastructure Experimentation (Rm 202)

9:00 - 12:00

Tutorial 3: Open Source Cloud Platforms (Rm 203)

1:00 - 4:00

Tutorial 4: Cloud-Hosted Databases: Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities (Rm 201)

11:00 - 1:00

Doctoral Symposium (Hariri Institute, Rm 180)

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
8:45 - 5:00

IEEE International Workshop on Cloud Analytics (Rm 203)

9:00 - 5:00

IEEE International Workshop on Software Defined Systems (Rm 202)

8:30 - 2:30

IEEE International Workshop on the Future of PaaS (Rm 201)

9:00 - 5:00

IEEE International Workshop on Cloud Computing for Signal Processing, Coding, and Networking (Rm 205)

9:00 - 5:00

IEEE 3rd International Workshop on Cloud Computing Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability (Rm 210)

6:00 - 7:00 Conference Reception (Rm 906)

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
8:30 - 9:00

Welcome/Opening (Rm 206)

Azer Bestavros, Hui Lei, Jean Bacon

9:00 - 10:00

Keynote I (Rm 206)
Enterprise Database Applications and the Cloud -- A Difficult Road Ahead, Michael Stonebraker, Co-Director of Intel Science and Technology Center at MIT

Chair: Azer Bestavros

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00

Security (Rm 206)

Chair: Guillaume Pierre

Agentless Cloud-wide Streaming of Guest File System Updates, Wolfgang Richter (Carnegie Mellon University), Canturk Isci (IBM Research), Jan Harkes and Benjamin Gilbert (Carnegie Mellon University), Vasanth Bala (IBM Research), and Mahadev Satyanarayan (Carnegie Mellon University)

Preservation of Security Configurations in the Cloud Arash, Eghtesadi, Yosr Jarraya, and Mourad Debbabi (CIISE, Concordia University) and Makan Pourzandi (Ericsson Canada Research)

Benchmarking the Performance Impact of Transport Layer Security in Cloud Database Systems, Steffen Müller, David Bermbach, and Stefan Tai (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) and Frank Pallas (FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik)

Silver Lining: Enforcing Secure Information Flow at the Cloud Edge, Safwan Mahmud Khan, Kevin W. Hamlen, and Murat Kantarcioglu (University of Texas at Dallas)

12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH (Rm 906)
1:00 - 2:30

Data and Storage (Rm 206)

Chair: Yeh-Ching Chung 

Benchmarking Eventual Consistency: Lessons Learned from Long-Term Experimental Studies, David Bermbach and Stefan Tai (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Nebula: Distributed Edge Cloud for Data Intensive Computing, Mathew Ryden, Kwangsung Oh, Abhishek Chandra, and Jon Weissman (University of Minnesota)

Distributed Diversification of Large Datasets, Mahbub Hasan (University of California, Riverside), Abdullah Mueen (University of New Mexico), and Vassilis Tsotras (University of California, Riverside)

Building Cost-Effective Storage Clouds - A Metrics-based Approach, Ning Zhang (NEC Laboratories America) and Chander Kant (Zmanda)

2:30 - 2:50 Break
2:50 - 4:30

Workload, Service and Resource Management (Rm 206)

Chair: Han Chen

Combining Declarative and Imperative Cloud Application Provisioning based on TOSCA, Uwe Breitenbücher, Tobias Binz, Kálmán Képes, Oliver Kopp, Frank Leymann, and Johannes Wettinger (University of Stuttgart)

Migrating a Digital Library to a Private Cloud, Jian Wu, Pradeep Teregowda, Kyle Williams, Madian Khabsa, Douglas Jordan, Eric Treece Zhaohui Wu, and C.Lee Giles (Pennsylvania State University)

Taiwan UniCloud: A Cloud Testbed with Collaborative Cloud Services, Wu-Chun Chung and Po-Chi Shih (National Tsing Hua University), Kuan-Chou Lai (National Taichung University), Kuan-Ching Li (Providence University), Che-Rung Lee and Jerry Chou (National Tsing Hua University), Ching-Hsien Hsu (Chung Hua University), and Yeh-Ching Chung (National Tsing Hua University)

Towards Software Product Lines Based Cloud Architectures, Mohammad Abu Matar (EBTIC Khalifa University) and Rabeb Mizouni and Salwa Alzahmi (Khalifa University)

Statistics-based Memory Deduplication for Inter-Data Center Live Migration of Virtual Machines, Mian Zheng, Mingyu Li, and Xiaohui Hu (Institue of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

4:30 - 4:45 Break
4:45 - 6:00

Short Papers I: Protection and Risk Management (Rm 206)

Chair: Abhishek Chandra  

Encrypted Set Intersection Protocol for Outsourced Datasets, Fang Liu, Wee Keong Ng, Wei Zhang, and Do Hoang Giang (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and Shuguo Han (A*STAR)

Usage Control in Cloud Federations, Gaetano F. Anastasi, Emanuele Carlini, Massimo Coppola, and Patrizio Dazzi (ISTI - CNR, Italy) and Aliaksandr Lazouski, Fabio Martinelli, Gaetano Mancini, and Paolo Mori (IIT - CNR, Italy)

Cloud Computing: A Risk Assessment Model, Alireza Shameli Sendi and Mohamed Cheriet (École Polytechnique de Montréal)

CloudVMI: Virtual Machine Introspection as a Cloud Service, Hyun-wook Baek (University of Utah), Abhinav Srivastava (AT&T Labs Research), and Jacobus Van der Merwe (University of Utah)

CloudFlow: Cloud-wide policy enforcement using fast VM introspection, Mirza Basim Baig, Connor Fitzsimons, Suryanarayanan Balasubramanian, Radu Sion, and Donald Porter (Stony Brook University)

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
8:30- 9:30

Keynote II (Rm 206)
The Cloudy Future - Challenges of Scale, Implications for the World, Stuart Feldman, VP of Engineering, Google

Chair: Orran Krieger

9:30 -  9:45  Break
 9:45 - 11:15 

Performance and Dependability (Rm 206)

Chair: Kyriakos Karenos 

An Adaptive Utilization Accelerator for IaaS Cloud, David Breitgand, Zvi Dubitzky, Amir Epstein, Oshrit Feder, Alex Glikson, Inbar Shapira, and Giovanni Toffetti (IBM Haifa Research Lab, Israel)

Scalable Business Process Execution in the Cloud, Sven Euting, Christian Janiesch, and Stefan Tai (AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) and Ingo Weber (NICTA & University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)

Using Network Knowledge to Improve Workload Performance in Virtualized Data Centers, David Erickson, Brandon Heller, Nick McKeown, and Mendel Rosenblum (Stanford)

Autoscaling Web Applications in Heterogeneous Cloud Infrastructures, Hector Fernandez (VU Amsterdam), Guillaume Pierre (IRISA / Rennes 1 University, France), and Thilo Kielmann (VU Amsterdam)

11:15 - 11:30    Break
11:30 - 12:30

Industry Track Invited Talk (Rm 206)
Netflix’s Global Cloud Edge Architecture - an overview of Netflix’s Edge Architecture, Mikey Cohen (Netflix)

Chair: Dilma Da Silva

12:30 -  1:30 LUNCH (Rm 906)
1:30 - 3:00

Models and Benchmarks (Rm 206)

Chair: Veena Mendiratta  

Characterizing and Evaluating Different Deployment Approaches for Cloud Applications, Johannes Wettinger, Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Frank Leymann, and Steve Strauch (Institute of Architecture of Application Systems, University of Stuttgart)

Exploring Models and Mechanisms for Exchanging Resources in a Federated Cloud, Ioan Petri and Tom Beach (Cardiff University, UK), Mengsong Zou and Javier Diaz-Montes (Rutgers University, USA), Omer Rana (Cardiff University, UK), and Manish Parashar (Rutgers University, USA)

Managing Tiny Tasks for Efficient, Data-Parallel Subsampling, Sundeep Kambhampati and Christopher Stewart (Ohio State University), William C.L. Stewart (The Research Institute, Nationwide Children's Hospital), Jaimie Kelley and Rajiv Ramnath (Ohio State University)

Discovering the Structure of Cloud Applications using Sampled Packet Traces, Hiroya Matsuba (Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.), and Matti Hiltunen, Kaustubh Joshi, and Richard Schlichting (AT&T Labs Research)

3:00 -  3:15 Break
  Parallel Tracks:
3:15 - 4:15 

Industry Track Session I (Rm 205)

Chair: Giovanni Toffetti-Carughi

TIOSA: Testing VM Interoperability at an OS and Application Level - A hypervisor testing method and interoperability survey, Alexander Lenk, Gregory Katsaros, and Michael Menzel (FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik), Janis Rake-Revelant (Deutsche Telekom Laboratories), Ryan Skipp (T-Systems International GmbH), and Enrique Castro-Leon and Gopan V P (Intel Corporation)

Service Usage Metering in Hybrid Cloud Environments, Vijay K. Naik, Kirk Beaty, and Ashish Kundu (IBM)

Blueprint for Business Middleware as a Managed Cloud Service, Seetharami Seelam, Paolo Dettori, and David Frank (IBM Research), and Pierre Feillet (IBM Software Group)

Short Papers II: IaaS Issues (Rm 206)

Chair: Don Porter

Dynamic Scaling for Service Oriented Applications: Implications of Virtual Machine Placement on IaaS Clouds, Wes Lloyd, Shrideep Pallickara, Olaf David, and Mazdak Arabi (Colorado State University) and Ken Rojas (USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service)

A Stochastic Approach for Virtual Machine Placement in Volunteer Cloud Federations, Abdelmounaam Rezgui (New Mexico Tech) and Sami Rezgui (Universite d’Alger III)

Improving enterprise VM consolidation with high-dimensional load profiles, Andreas Wolke and Carl Pfeiffer (Technische Universität München)

Evaluating Caching Strategies for Cloud Data Access using an Enterprise Service Bus, Gómez Sáez, Vasilios Andrikopoulos, Frank Leymann, and Steve Strauch (University of Stuttgart)

  4:15 - 4:30 Break
 4:30 - 5:30

Industry Track Session II (Rm 205)

Chair: Vijay Naik

Cloud application portability with TOSCA, Chef and Openstack, Gregory Katsaros, Michael Menzel, Alexander Lenk (FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik), Jannis Rake-Revelant (T-Labs (Research & Innovation), Ryan Skipp (T-Systems International GmbH), and Jacob Eberhardt (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Forensic Virtual Machines: Dynamic defence in the Cloud via Introspection, Adrian L. Shaw (Hewlett-Packard Laboratories), Behzad Bordbar, John Saxon, and Keith Harrison (University of Birmingham), and Chris I. Dalton (Hewlett-Packard Laboratories)

Benchmarking Private Cloud Performance with User-Centric Metrics, Bin Sun (IBM China Development Lab), Brian Hall (IBM Toronto Software Lab), Hu Wang, Da Wei Zhang, and Kai Din (IBM China Development Lab)

Short Papers III: Platform Issues (Rm 206)

Chair: Ignacio Silva-Lepe


Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) Tool for Unstructured Data Mining, Richard Lomotey and Ralph Deters (University of Saskatchewan)

Nihil: Computing Clouds with Zero Emission, Joseph Doyle and Donal O'Mahony (Trinity College Dublin)

A Verification Platform for SDN-Enabled Applications, Richard Skowyra, Andrei Lapets, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury (Boston University)

Cloud QoS Scaling by Fuzzy Logic, Christoph Reich, Claudia Lüthje, Stefan Frey, and Vitali Huwwa (Hochschule Furtwangen University)

6:30 - 8:30 Conference Banquet (Elephant Walk Restaurant)

Friday, March 14th, 2014
9:00 - 12:30

Cloud Summit (Rm 206)

Chair: Orran Krieger

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