[Swift-user] win an Amazon Kindle Fire tablet -- Call for Participation at DataCloud-SC11, co-located with Supercomputing 2011 on Monday November 14th

Ioan Raicu iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Sun Nov 6 01:51:38 CDT 2011

Call for Participation

The Second International Workshop on
Data Intensive Computing in the Clouds (DataCloud-SC11) 2011
November 14th, 2011
Seattle, Washington, USA

Co-located with with IEEE/ACM International Conference for
High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC11)

The second international workshop on Data-intensive Computing in the Clouds
(DataCloud-SC11) will provide the scientific community a dedicated forum for discussing
new research, development, and deployment efforts in running data-intensive computing
workloads on Cloud Computing infrastructures. We have assembled an excellent workshop
program, with a keynote and 9 peer-reviewed papers. The full program can be found at

Program highlights:
Keynote: "Data Intensive Applications on Clouds"
	Geoffrey Fox, Professor, Indiana University

     "I/O Performance of Virtualized Cloud Environments"
		Devarshi Ghoshal, Richard Canon, Lavanya Ramakrishnan
     "OAuth and ABE based Authorization in Semi-Trusted Cloud Computing"
		Anuchart Tassanaviboon, Guang Gong
     "Dynamic Split Model of Resource Utilization in MapReduce"
		Xiaowei Wang, Jie Zhang, Huaming Liao, Li Zha
     "Evaluating the suitability of MapReduce for surface temperature analysis codes"
		Vinay Sudhakaran, Neil Chue Hong
     "Designing a Secure Storage Repository for Sharing Scientific Datasets using
	Public Clouds"
		Alok Gautam Kumbhare, Yogesh Simmhan, Viktor Prasanna
     "Performance Evaluation of Scheduling Algorithms for Database Services with Soft
	and Hard SLAs"
		Hyun Moon, Yun Chi, Hakan Hacigumus
     "Efficient Processing of RDF Graph Pattern Matching on Map Reduce Platforms"
		Padmashree Ravindra, Seokyong Hong, HyeongSik Kim, Kemafor Anyanwu
     "Describing Cloud Usage with Excess Entropy"
		Charles Loboz
     "Design Patterns for Scientific Applications in DryadLINQ CTP"
		Hui Li, Yang Ruan, Yuduo Zhou, Judy Qiu, Geoffrey Fox

Everyone who attends the DataCloud-SC11 2011 workshop is welcome to participate in the
attendee prize giveaway. This includes all attendees, speakers, panelists, program
committee members, and steering committee members. To be eligible to win, you must
register online at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDZrQTZrd0pkWWllbDdCN0twendjNUE6MQ,
with your name, affiliation, and email address, and must be present at 5:00PM on the
day of the workshop (11-14-11) to win.

Committee Members
Workshop Chairs
* Ioan Raicu, Illinois Institute of Technology&  Argonne National Laboratory, USA
* Tevfik Kosar,  University at Buffalo, USA
* Roger Barga, Microsoft Research, USA

Steering Committee
* Ian Foster, University of Chicago&  Argonne National Laboratory, USA
* Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, USA
* James Hamilton, Amazon, USA 
* Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
* Dan Reed, Microsoft Research, USA
* Rich Wolski, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
* Rong Chang, IBM, USA

Technical Committee
* David Abramson, Monash University, Australia
* Abhishek Chandra, University of Minnesota, USA
* Yong Chen, Texas Tech University, USA
* Terence Critchlow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
* Murat Demirbas, SUNY Buffalo, USA
* Jaliya Ekanayake, Microsoft Research, USA
* Rob Gillen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
* Maria Indrawan, Monash University, Australia
* Alexandru Iosup, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
* Hui Jin, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
* Peter Kacsuk, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
* Dan S. Katz, University of Chicago, USA
* Steven Ko, SUNY Buffalo, USA
* Gregor von Laszewski, Indiana University, USA
* Erwin Laure, CERN, Switzerland
* Reagan Moore, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
* Jim Myers, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
* Judy Qiu, Indiana University, USA
* Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
* Florian Schintke, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
* Borja Sotomayor, University of Chicago, USA
* Ian Taylor, Cardiff University, UK
* Bernard Traversat, Oracle Corporation, USA

Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Guest Research Faculty, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Data-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory, CS/IIT
Distributed Systems Laboratory, MCS/ANL
Cel:    1-847-722-0876
Office: 1-312-567-5704
Email:  iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Web:    http://www.cs.iit.edu/~iraicu/
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