[hpc-announce] CFP: MICAS 2014

Dana Petcu petcu at info.uvt.ro
Sun May 25 08:08:35 CDT 2014




3rd Workshop on the management of resources and services in Cloud and Sky computing

September 22-23, 2014, Timisoara, Romania
in conjunction with SYNASC 2014


* Paper submissions: 30 June 2014
* Notifications: 15 July 2014
* Registrations: 1 Sept 2014
* Revised papers: 8 Sept 2014
* Event: 22-23 Sept 2014
* Publication in the proceedings of SYNASC 2014: Jan 2015
* Extended version of  selected papers for Scalable Computing (SCPE): Feb 2015
* Notifications: March 2015
* Publication of selected papers in SCPE: April 2015

The event intends to be an open forum for discussions about the state-of-the-art,
the recent achievements and the future in breaking
the barriers of Cloud adoption on large scale,
barriers that are related to vendor lock-in,
lack of common interfaces and standards and so on,
shortly the ones hindering the vision of InterCloud or Sky computing.

Original contributions are invited to be reported to the event.

The suggested topics are the followings (but not restricted to):

* self-management in Clouds and federation of Clouds
* applications using multiple Clouds
* interoperability between Clouds
* portability of Cloud based applications
* run-time selection of Cloud services
* reliability of Cloud services
* auto-scaling techniques
* scheduling over heterogeneous Clouds
* dynamic load balancing between multiple Clouds
* architectures for automatic management of applications based on multiple Clouds
* model-driven architectures for multiple Cloud usage scenarios
* open-source support for Cloud computing
* tools, frameworks and processes to enable the transition from the traditional IT delivery model to the 

(multi)cloud delivery model
* Cloud provider selection mechanisms to achieve performance and other non-functional requirements
* security-as-a-service
* SLA management for Clouds
* Experiences to move an application to the cloud
* SME-related aspects of cloud computing

Special session:
     A Multi-Cloud tutorial will be organized for half a day.
     Details will be announced in June.

Programme Chair:

    Dana Petcu, West University and Institute e-Austria Timisoara, Romania

Programme Committee:

    Danilo Ardagna, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Ivona Brandic, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
    Giuliano Casale, Imperial College London, UK
    Francesco D’Andria, ATOS, Spain
    Elisabetta Di Nitto, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Erik Elmroth, Umea University, Sweden
    Maria Fazio, University of Messina, Italy
    Teodor-Florin Fortis, West University of Timisoara, Romania
    Horacio Gonzalez-Velez, National College of Ireland, Ireland
    George Kousiouris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    Harald Kühn, BOC, Austria
    Brian Lee, Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland
    Dan Marinescu, University of Central Florida, USA
    Peter Matthews, CA Technologies, UK
    Andreas Menychtas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    John Morrison, University College Cork, Ireland
    Victor Muntes-Mulero, CA Technologies, Spain
    Juan Manuel Murillo Rodriguez, University of Extremadura, Spain
    Bogdan Nicolae, IBM Research, Ireland
    Aida Omerovic, SINTEF ICT and University of Oslo, Norway
    Leire Orue-Echevarria, Tecnalia Research and Innovation, Spain
    Massimiliano Rak, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Arnor Solberg, SINTEF ICT, Norway
    Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

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