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Peer-Reviewed Journal and Magazine Articles

[30] Florian Metzger, Tobias Hoßfeld, André Bauer, Samuel Kounev, and Poul. E. Heegaard. Modeling of Aggregated IoT Traffic and Its Application to an IoT Cloud. Proceedings of the IEEE, 107(4):679--694, April 2019. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  ]
[29] André Bauer, Nikolas Herbst, Simon Spinner, Ahmed Ali-Eldin, and Samuel Kounev. Chameleon: A Hybrid, Proactive Auto-Scaling Mechanism on a Level-Playing Field. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 30(4):800--813, April 2019, IEEE. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  ]
[28] Simon Spinner, Johannes Grohmann, Simon Eismann, and Samuel Kounev. Online model learning for self-aware computing infrastructures. Journal of Systems and Software, 147:1 -- 16, 2019. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[27] Jóakim von Kistowski, Klaus-Dieter Lange, Jeremy A. Arnold, John Beckett, Hansfried Block, Mike Tricker, Sanjay Sharma, Johann Pais, and Samuel Kounev. Measuring and Rating the Energy-Efficiency of Servers. Future Generation Computer Systems, 100:579 -- 589, 2019. [ bib | abstract  | DOI  | http  ]
[26] Nikolas Herbst, André Bauer, Samuel Kounev, Giorgos Oikonomou, Erwin van Eyk, George Kousiouris, Athanasia Evangelinou, Rouven Krebs, Tim Brecht, Cristina L. Abad, and Alexandru Iosup. Quantifying Cloud Performance and Dependability: Taxonomy, Metric Design, and Emerging Challenges. ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (ToMPECS), 3(4):19:1--19:36, August 2018, ACM, New York, NY, USA. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[25] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Alexandru Iosup, Samuel Kounev, Kai Sachs, Diane E. Mularz, Jonathan A. Curtiss, Jason J. Ding, Florian Rosenberg, and Piotr Rygielski. CUP: A Formalism for Expressing Cloud Usage Patterns for Experts and Non-Experts. IEEE Cloud Computing, 5(3):65--76, June 2018, IEEE. [ bib | DOI  ]
[24] Jóakim von Kistowski, Nikolas Herbst, Samuel Kounev, Henning Groenda, Christian Stier, and Sebastian Lehrig. Modeling and Extracting Load Intensity Profiles. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), 11(4):23:1--23:28, January 2017, ACM, New York, NY, USA. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[23] Nikolaus Huber, Fabian Brosig, Simon Spinner, Samuel Kounev, and Manuel Bähr. Model-Based Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management Using the Descartes Modeling Language. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), 43(5):432--452, 2017, IEEE Computer Society. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[22] Samuel Kounev, Nikolaus Huber, Fabian Brosig, and Xiaoyun Zhu. A Model-Based Approach to Designing Self-Aware IT Systems and Infrastructures. IEEE Computer, 49(7):53--61, July 2016, IEEE. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[21] Christoph Müller, Piotr Rygielski, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Enabling Fluid Analysis for Queueing Petri Nets via Model Transformation. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 327:71--91, 2016, Elsevier. The 8th International Workshop on Practical Application of Stochastic Modeling, PASM 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[20] Simon Spinner, Giuliano Casale, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. Evaluating Approaches to Resource Demand Estimation. Performance Evaluation, 92:51 -- 71, October 2015, Elsevier B.V. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[19] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Marco Vieira, Samuel Kounev, Alberto Avritzer, and Bryan D. Payne. Evaluating Computer Intrusion Detection Systems: A Survey of Common Practices. ACM Computing Surveys, 48(1):12:1--12:41, September 2015, ACM, New York, NY, USA. 5-year Impact Factor (2014): 5.949. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[18] Jürgen Walter, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Parallel Simulation of Queueing Petri Nets. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems, 16(8), 8 2015, ACM. [ bib | DOI  ]
[17] Fabian Brosig, Philipp Meier, Steffen Becker, Anne Koziolek, Heiko Koziolek, and Samuel Kounev. Quantitative Evaluation of Model-Driven Performance Analysis and Simulation of Component-based Architectures. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), 41(2):157--175, February 2015, IEEE. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[16] Fabian Brosig, Nikolaus Huber, and Samuel Kounev. Architecture-Level Software Performance Abstractions for Online Performance Prediction. Elsevier Science of Computer Programming Journal (SciCo), Vol. 90, Part B:71--92, September 2014, Elsevier. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[15] Nikolas Roman Herbst, Nikolaus Huber, Samuel Kounev, and Erich Amrehn. Self-Adaptive Workload Classification and Forecasting for Proactive Resource Provisioning. Concurrency and Computation - Practice and Experience, John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., 26(12):2053--2078, March 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[14] Nikolaus Huber, André van Hoorn, Anne Koziolek, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling Run-Time Adaptation at the System Architecture Level in Dynamic Service-Oriented Environments. Service Oriented Computing and Applications Journal (SOCA), 8(1):73--89, March 2014, Springer-Verlag. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  ]
[13] Rouven Krebs, Christof Momm, and Samuel Kounev. Metrics and Techniques for Quantifying Performance Isolation in Cloud Environments. Elsevier Science of Computer Programming Journal (SciCo), Vol. 90, Part B:116--134, February 2014, Elsevier B.V. [ bib | pdf  ]
[12] Samuel Kounev, Christoph Rathfelder, and Benjamin Klatt. Modeling of Event-based Communication in Component-based Architectures: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science (ENTCS), 295:3--9, May 2013, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[11] Christoph Rathfelder, Benjamin Klatt, Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling event-based communication in component-based software architectures for performance predictions. Journal of Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM), pages 1--27, March 2013, Springer Verlag. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[10] Piotr Rygielski, and Samuel Kounev. Network Virtualization for QoS-Aware Resource Management in Cloud Data Centers: A Survey. PIK --- Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation, 36(1):55--64, February 2013, de Gruyter. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[9] Kai Sachs, Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. Performance modeling and analysis of message-oriented event-driven systems. Journal of Software and Systems Modeling, 12(4):705--729, 2013, Springer-Verlag. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[8] Samuel Kounev, and Kai Sachs. Benchmarking and Performance Modeling of Event-Based Systems. it - Information Technology, 51(5):262--269, October 2009, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, Munich, Germany. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[7] Kai Sachs, Samuel Kounev, Jean Bacon, and Alejandro Buchmann. Performance evaluation of message-oriented middleware using the SPECjms2007 benchmark. Performance Evaluation, 66(8):410--434, August 2009, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[6] Ramon Nou, Samuel Kounev, Ferran Julia, and Jordi Torres. Autonomic QoS control in enterprise Grid environments using online simulation. Journal of Systems and Software, 82(3):486--502, March 2009, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[5] Samuel Kounev, and Christofer Dutz. QPME - A Performance Modeling Tool Based on Queueing Petri Nets. ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review (PER), Special Issue on Tools for Computer Performance Modeling and Reliability Analysis, 36:46--51, 3 2009, ACM. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[4] Samuel Kounev. Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Distributed Component-Based Systems using Queueing Petri Nets. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 32(7):486--502, July 2006. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[3] Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. SimQPN - a tool and methodology for analyzing queueing Petri net models by means of simulation. Performance Evaluation, 63(4-5):364--394, 5 2006, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev, Börn Weis, and Alejandro Buchmann. Performance Tuning and Optimization of J2EE Applications on the JBoss Platform. Journal of Computer Resource Management, 113, September 2004, Computer Measurement Group (CMG). [ bib | pdf  ]
[1] Plamen Nenov, Samuel Kounev, and Dimiter Mihailov. Distributed Video-Conferencing System Organized for Work on the Internet with the use of Multimedia Server. Journal of Computing and Information, 1999. [ bib ]

Peer-Reviewed International Conference, Workshop Papers, and Book Chapters

[167] Johannes Grohmann, Simon Eismann, Sven Elflein, Manar Mazkatli, Jóakim von Kistowski, and Samuel Kounev. Detecting Parametric Dependencies for Performance Models Using Feature Selection Techniques. In Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Symposium on the Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Rennes, France, October 2019, MASCOTS '19. Acceptance Rate: 23.8% (29/122). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[166] André Bauer, Veronika Lesch, Laurens Versluis, Alexey Ilyushkin, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Chamulteon: Coordinated auto-scaling of micro-services. In Proceedings of the 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), July 2019. [ bib | pdf  ]
[165] Marwin Züfle, André Bauer, Veronika Lesch, Christian Krupitzer, Nikolas Herbst, Samuel Kounev, and Valentin Curtef. Autonomic Forecasting Method Selection: Examination and Ways Ahead. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), Umea, Sweden, June 16-20, 2019. IEEE. June 2019. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[164] Norbert Schmitt, Lukas Iffländer, André Bauer, and Samuel Kounev. Online Power Consumption Estimation for Functions in Cloud Applications. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), Umea, Sweden, June 16-20, 2019. IEEE. June 2019. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[163] Johannes Grohmann, Simon Eismann, Andre Bauer, Marwin Zuefle, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Utilizing clustering to optimize resource demand estimation approaches. In 2019 IEEE 4th International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W), June 2019, pages 134--139. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[162] André Bauer, Marwin Züfle, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Best Practices for Time Series Forecasting (Tutorial Paper). In 2019 IEEE 4th International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W), Umea, Sweden, June 20, 2019. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[161] André Bauer, Simon Eismann, Johannes Grohmann, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Systematic Search for Optimal Resource Configurations of Distributed Applications. In Proceedings of Workshop on Evaluations and Measurements in Self-Aware Computing Systems as part of FAS*(IEEE ICAC/SASO) conferences companion, Umea, Sweden, June 20, 2019. [ bib | pdf  ]
[160] Simon Eismann, Johannes Grohmann, Jürgen Walter, Jóakim von Kistowski, and Samuel Kounev. Integrating Statistical Response Time Models in Architectural Performance Models. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA), Hamburg, Germany, March 2019, pages 71--80. Acceptance Rate: 21,9% (21/96). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[159] Jóakim von Kistowski, Johann Pais, Tobias Wahl, Klaus-Dieter Lange, Hansfried Block, John Beckett, and Samuel Kounev. Measuring the Energy Efficiency of Transactional Loads on GPGPU. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Mumbai, India, 2019, ICPE '19. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2019, Best Industry Paper Award. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[158] Jóakim von Kistowski, Johannes Grohmann, Norbert Schmitt, and Samuel Kounev. Predicting Server Power Consumption from Standard Rating Results. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Mumbai, India, 2019, ICPE '19. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2019, Full Paper Acceptance Rate: 18.6% (13/70). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[157] Lukas Iffländer, Jonathan Stoll, Nishant Rawtani, Veronika Lesch, Klaus-Dieter Lange, and Samuel Kounev. Performance Oriented Dynamic Bypassing for Intrusion Detection Systems (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the 2019 ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Mumbai, India, 2019, ICPE '19, pages 159--166. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2019. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[156] Stefan Herrnleben, Martin Pfannemüller, Christian Krupitzer, Samuel Kounev, Michele Segata, Felix Fastnacht, and Magnus Nigmann. Towards adaptive Car-to-Cloud communication. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PerCom Workshops), 2019. Kyoto, Japan. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[155] Lukas Beierlieb, Lukas Iffländer, Aleksandar Milenkoski, Charles F. Gonçalves, Nuno Antunes, and Samuel Kounev. Towards Testing the Software Aging Behavior of Hypervisor Hypercall Interfaces. In The 11th International Workshop on Software Aging and Rejuvenation (WOSAR 2019), 2019. [ bib ]
[154] Christoph Hagen, Alexandra Dmitrienko, Lukas Iffländer, Michael Jobst, and Samuel Kounev. Efficient and Effective Ransomware Detection in Databases (Poster Paper). In 34th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), December 2018. ACM. [ bib | pdf  ]
[153] Andre Greubel, Alexandra Dmitrienko, and Samuel Kounev. SmarTor: Smarter Tor with Smart Contracts: Improving resilience of topology distribution in the Tor network. In Proceedings of the 34th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, San Juan, PR, USA, December 3-7, 2018, ACSAC '18. ACM, New York, NY, USA. [ bib | pdf  ]
[152] Simon Eismann, Jóakim v. Kistowski, Johannes Grohmann, André Bauer, Norbert Schmitt, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Teastore: A micro-service reference application for cloud researchers (Poster Paper). In Proceedings of 2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing Companion (UCC Companion), Dec 2018, pages 11--12. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[151] Lukas Iffländer, Stefan Geißler, Jürgen Walter, Lukas Beierlieb, and Samuel Kounev. Addressing Shortcomings of Existing DDoS Protection Software Using Software-Defined Networking. In Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Software Performance 2018 (SSP'18), Hildesheim, Germany, November 8-9, 2018. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[150] Vanessa Ackermann, Johannes Grohmann, Simon Eismann, and Samuel Kounev. Black-box learning of parametric dependencies for performance models. In Proceedings of 13th International Workshop on Models@run.time (MRT), co-located with ACM/IEEE 21st International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2018), Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2018, CEUR Workshop Proceedings. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[149] Jóakim von Kistowski, Simon Eismann, Norbert Schmitt, André Bauer, Johannes Grohmann, and Samuel Kounev. TeaStore: A Micro-Service Reference Application for Benchmarking, Modeling and Resource Management Research. In Proceedings of the 26th IEEE International Symposium on the Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Milwaukee, WI, USA, September 2018, MASCOTS '18, pages 223--236. Acceptance Rate: 29.5% (23/78). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[148] Jóakim von Kistowski, Maximilian Deffner, and Samuel Kounev. Run-time Prediction of Power Consumption for Component Deployments (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2018), Trento, Italy, September 2018. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[147] Veronika Lesch, André Bauer, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. FOX: Cost-Awareness for Autonomic Resource Management in Public Clouds. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2018), Berlin, Germany, April 11-13, 2018. ACM, New York, NY, USA. April 2018, Full Paper Acceptance Ratio: 23,7%. [ bib | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[146] Johannes Grohmann, Simon Eismann, and Samuel Kounev. The Vision of Self-Aware Performance Models (Vision Paper). In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture Companion (ICSA-C), Seattle, USA, April 2018, pages 60--63. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[145] Simon Eismann, Jürgen Walter, Jóakim von Kistowski, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling of Parametric Dependencies for Performance Prediction of Component-based Software Systems at Run-time. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA), Seattle, USA, April 2018, pages 135--144. Acceptance Rate: 25,6% (22/86). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[144] Johannes Grohmann, Nikolas Herbst, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Using Machine Learning for Recommending Service Demand Estimation Approaches (Position Paper). In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2018), March 2018, pages 473--480. INSTICC, SciTePress. March 2018. [ bib | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[143] André Bauer, Johannes Grohmann, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. On the Value of Service Demand Estimation for Auto-Scaling. In Proceedings of 19th International GI/ITG Conference on Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computing Systems (MMB 2018), Erlangen, Germany, February 26--28, 2018. Springer. February 2018. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[142] Jürgen Walter, Simon Eismann, Johannes Grohmann, Dusan Okanovic, and Samuel Kounev. Tools for Declarative Performance Engineering (Tutorial Paper). In Companion of the 2018 ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Berlin, Germany, 2018, ICPE '18, pages 53--56. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2018. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[141] Lukas Iffländer, Jürgen Walter, Simon Eismann, and Samuel Kounev. The vision of self-aware reordering of security network function chains (Vision Paper). In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Berlin, Germany, 2018, ICPE '18, pages 1--4. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2018. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[140] Lukas Iffländer, Florian Wamser, Christopher Metter, Phuoc Tran-Gia, and Samuel Kounev. Performance Assessment of Cloud Migrations from Network and Application Point of View. In Proceedings of 9th EAI International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management (MONAMI 2018), Melbourne, Australia, December 13--15, 2017. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[139] Marwin Züfle, André Bauer, Nikolas Herbst, Valentin Curtef, and Samuel Kounev. Telescope: A Hybrid Forecast Method for Univariate Time Series (Extended Abstract Paper). In Proceedings of the International work-conference on Time Series (ITISE 2017), Granada, Spain, September 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[138] Norbert Schmitt, Jóakim von Kistowski, and Samuel Kounev. Emulating the Power Consumption Behavior of Server Workloads using CPU Performance Counters. In Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on the Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Banff, Canada, September 2017, MASCOTS '17. (Short Paper) Acceptance Rate: 26/84 = 31%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[137] Norbert Schmitt, Jóakim von Kistowski, and Samuel Kounev. Towards a Scalability and Energy Efficiency Benchmark for VNF (Vision Paper). In Proceedings of the 9th TPC Technology Conference on Performance Engineering and Benchmarking, Munich, Germany, August 2017, TPCTC '17. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[136] Johannes Grohmann, Nikolas Herbst, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Self-Tuning Resource Demand Estimation (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2017), Columbus, OH, July 17--21, 2017. [ bib | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[135] Jürgen Walter, Christian Stier, Heiko Koziolek, and Samuel Kounev. An Expandable Extraction Framework for Architectural Performance Models. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Quality-Aware DevOps (QUDOS'17), l'Aquila, Italy, April 2017. ACM. April 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[134] Jürgen Walter, Dusan Okanovic, and Samuel Kounev. Mapping of Service Level Objectives to Performance Queries. In Proceedings of the 2017 Workshop on Challenges in Performance Methods for Software Development (WOSP-C'17) co-located with 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017), l'Aquila, Italy, April 2017. ACM. April 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[133] Jóakim von Kistowski, Maximilian Deffner, Jeremy A. Arnold, Klaus-Dieter Lange, John Beckett, and Samuel Kounev. Autopilot: Enabling easy Benchmarking of Workload Energy Efficiency (Demonstration Paper). In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017), L'Aquila, Italy, April 2017. ACM, New York, NY, USA. April 2017, Best Demo Award. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[132] André Bauer, Nikolas Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Design and Evaluation of a Proactive, Application-Aware Auto-Scaler (Tutorial Paper). In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017), L'Aquila, Italy, April 22, 2017. [ bib | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[131] Samuel Kounev, Nikolaus Huber, Fabian Brosig, Simon Spinner, and Manuel Baehr. Model-Based Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management Using the Descartes Modeling Language (Talk Extended Abstract). In Jan Jürjens, Kurt Schneider (Hrsg.): Software Engineering 2017 (SE 2017), Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 21.-24. Februar 2017, Hannover, Germany, February 2017, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI). Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Hannover, Germany. February 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[130] Jürgen Walter, Andre van Hoorn, and Samuel Kounev. Automated and Adaptable Decision Support for Software Performance Engineering. In Proceedings of the 11th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Venice, Italy, 12 5-7, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[129] Jürgen Walter, Simon Eismann, Nikolai Reed, and Samuel Kounev. Providing Model-Extraction-as-a-Service for Architectural Performance Models. In Proceedings of the 2017 Symposium on Software Performance (SSP), Karlsruhe, Germany, 11 9-10, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[128] Jürgen Walter, Antinisca Di Marco, Simon Spinner, Paola Inverardi, and Samuel Kounev. Online Learning of Run-time Models for Performance and Resource Management in Data Centers. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[127] Simon Spinner, Antonio Filieri, Samuel Kounev, Martina Maggio, and Anders Robertsson. Run-time Models for Online Performance and Resource Management in Data Centers. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[126] Klaus Schilling, Jürgen Walter, and Samuel Kounev. Spacecraft Autonomous Reaction Capabilities, Control Approaches and Self-Aware Computing. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[125] Norbert Schmitt, Jóakim von Kistowski, and Samuel Kounev. Predicting Power Consumption of High-Memory-Bandwidth Workloads (Work-In-Progress Paper). In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/SPEC on International Conference on Performance Engineering, L'Aquila, Italy, 2017, ICPE '17, pages 353--356. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[124] Aleksandar Milenkoski, K. R. Jayaram, and Samuel Kounev. Benchmarking Intrusion Detection Systems with Adaptive Provisioning of Virtualized Resources. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[123] Samuel Kounev, Peter Lewis, Kirstie Bellman, Nelly Bencomo, Javier Camara, Ada Diaconescu, Lukas Esterle, Kurt Geihs, Holger Giese, Sebastian Götz, Paola Inverardi, Jeffrey Kephart, and Andrea Zisman. The Notion of Self-Aware Computing. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[122] Jeffrey O. Kephart, Martina Maggio, Ada Diaconescu, Holger Giese, Henry Hoffmann, Samuel Kounev, Anne Koziolek, Peter Lewis, Anders Robertsson, and Simon Spinner. Reference Scenarios for Self-Aware Computing. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[121] K. R. Jayaram, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Samuel Kounev. Software Architectures for Self-Protection in IaaS Clouds. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[120] Nikolas Herbst, Steffen Becker, Samuel Kounev, Heiko Koziolek, Martina Maggio, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Evgenia Smirni. Metrics and Benchmarks for Self-Aware Computing Systems. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[119] Nikolas Herbst, Ayman Amin, Artur Andrzejak, Lars Grunske, Samuel Kounev, Ole J. Mengshoel, and Priya Sundararajan. Online Workload Forecasting. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Xiaoyun Zhu, and Aleksandar Milenkoski, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[118] Holger Giese, Thomas Vogel, Ada Diaconescu, Sebastian Götz, and Samuel Kounev. Architectural Concepts for Self-Aware Computing Systems. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[117] Holger Giese, Thomas Vogel, Ada Diaconescu, Sebastian Götz, Nelly Bencomo, Kurt Geihs, Samuel Kounev, and Kirstie Bellman. State of the Art in Architectures for Self-Aware Computing Systems. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[116] Javier Cámara, Kirstie Bellman, Jeffrey Kephart, Marco Autili, Nelly Bencomo, Ada Diaconescu, Holger Giese, Sebastian Götz, Paola Inverardi, Samuel Kounev, and Massimo Tivoli. Self-Aware Computing Systems: Related Concepts and Research Areas. In Self-Aware Computing Systems, Samuel Kounev, Jeffrey O. Kephart, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Xiaoyun Zhu, editors. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[115] Jürgen Walter, Maximilian König, Simon Eismann, and Samuel Kounev. PAVO: A Framework for the Visualization of Performance Analyses Results. In Proceedings of the 2016 Symposium on Software Performance (SSP), Kiel, Germany, November 8-9, 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[114] Piotr Rygielski, Marian Seliuchenko, Samuel Kounev, and Mykhailo Klymash. Performance Analysis of SDN Switches with Hardware and Software Flow Tables. In Proceedings of the 10th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (ValueTools 2016), October 25--28, 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[113] Aleksandar Milenkoski, K. R. Jayaram, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, and Samuel Kounev. Quantifying the Attack Detection Accuracy of Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments. In Proceedings of The 27th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2016), Ottawa, Canada, October 2016. IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, Washington DC, USA. October 2016, Acceptance rate (Full Paper): 45/130 = 34%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[112] Joakim von Kistowski, Marco Schreck, and Samuel Kounev. Predicting power consumption in virtualized environments. In Computer Performance Engineering: 13th European Workshop, EPEW 2016, Chios, Greece, October 5-7, 2016, Proceedings, Dieter Fiems, Marco Paolieri, and N. Agapios Platis, editors, October 5--7, 2016, pages 79--93. Springer International Publishing, Cham. October 2016. [ bib | abstract  | DOI  | http  ]
[111] Piotr Rygielski, Marian Seliuchenko, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling and Prediction of Software-Defined Networks Performance using Queueing Petri Nets. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2016), Prague, Czech Republic, August 2016, pages 66--75. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[110] Jürgen Walter, Andre van Hoorn, Heiko Koziolek, Dusan Okanovic, and Samuel Kounev. Asking ``What?'', Automating the ``How?'': The Vision of Declarative Performance Engineering (Vision Paper). In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2016), Delft, the Netherlands, March 12, 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[109] Jürgen Walter, Andre van Hoorn, Heiko Koziolek, Dusan Okanovic, and Samuel Kounev. The Vision of Declarative Performance Engineering (Poster). In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2016), Delft, the Netherlands, March 12, 2016. [ bib | abstract  | slides  ]
[108] Simon Spinner, Jürgen Walter, and Samuel Kounev. A Reference Architecture for Online Performance Model Extraction in Virtualized Environments. In Proceedings of the 2016 Workshop on Challenges in Performance Methods for Software Development (WOSP-C'16) co-located with 7th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2016), Delft, the Netherlands, March 12, 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[107] Piotr Rygielski, Viliam Simko, Felix Sittner, Doris Aschenbrenner, Samuel Kounev, and Klaus Schilling. Automated Extraction of Network Traffic Models Suitable for Performance Simulation. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2016), Delft, The Netherlands, March 12--18, 2016, pages 27--35. ACM. March 2016, Acceptance rate (Full Paper): 19/57 = 33%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[106] Jóakim von Kistowski, Hansfried Block, John Beckett, Cloyce Spradling, Klaus-Dieter Lange, and Samuel Kounev. Variations in CPU Power Consumption. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2016), Delft, the Netherlands, March 2016. ACM, New York, NY, USA. March 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[105] Samuel Kounev, Fabian Brosig, Philipp Meier, Steffen Becker, Anne Koziolek, Heiko Koziolek, and Piotr Rygielski. Analysis of the Trade-offs in Different Modeling Approaches for Performance Prediction of Software Systems (Talk Extended Abstract). In Software Engineering 2016 (SE 2016), Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 23.-26. Feb 2016, Vienna, Austria, February 2016, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), pages 47--48. GI, Vienna, Austria. February 2016. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[104] Axel Busch, Qais Noorshams, Samuel Kounev, Anne Koziolek, Ralf Reussner, and Erich Amrehn. Automated Workload Characterization for I/O Performance Analysis in Virtualized Environments (Talk Extended Abstract). In Software Engineering 2016 (SE 2016), Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 23.-26. März 2016, Vienna, Austria, February 2016, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), pages 27--28. GI, Vienna, Austria. February 2016. [ bib | pdf  ]
[103] Jóakim von Kistowski, and Samuel Kounev. Univariate Interpolation-based Modeling of Power and Performance (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the 9th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2015), Berlin, Germany, December 14--16, 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[102] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, Samuel Kounev, Alberto Avritzer, and Matthias Luft. Evaluation of Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments Using Attack Injection. In The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID 2015), Kyoto, Japan, November 2015. Springer. November 2015, Acceptance Rate: 23%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[101] Jóakim von Kistowski, John Beckett, Klaus-Dieter Lange, Hansfried Block, Jeremy A. Arnold, and Samuel Kounev. Energy Efficiency of Hierarchical Server Load Distribution Strategies. In Proceedings of the IEEE 23nd International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2015), Atlanta, GA, USA, October 5--7, 2015. IEEE. October 2015, Full paper acceptance rate: 19%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[100] Stanislav Lange, Steffen Gebert, Joachim Spoerhase, Piotr Rygielski, Thomas Zinner, Samuel Kounev, and Phuoc Tran-Gia. Specialized Heuristics for the Controller Placement Problem in Large Scale SDN Networks. In 27th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 2015), September 8--10, 2015, pages 210--218. Ghent, Belgium. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[99] Nikolaus Huber, Jürgen Walter, Manuel Bähr, and Samuel Kounev. Model-based Autonomic and Performance-aware System Adaptation in Heterogeneous Resource Environments: A Case Study. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Autonomic Computing (ICCAC), Cambridge, MA, USA, September 21-24, 2015. IEEE. September 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[98] Felix Willnecker, Markus Dlugi, Andreas Brunnert, Simon Spinner, Samuel Kounev, and Helmut Krcmar. Comparing the Accuracy of Resource Demand Measurement and Estimation Techniques. In Computer Performance Engineering - Proceedings of the 12th European Workshop (EPEW 2015), Marta Beltrán, William Knottenbelt, and Jeremy Bradley, editors, Madrid, Spain, August 2015, volume 9272 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 115--129. Springer. August 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[97] Jürgen Walter, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Parallel Simulation of Queueing Petri Nets. In Proceedings of the Eighth EAI International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2015), Athens, Greece, August 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[96] Piotr Rygielski, Samuel Kounev, and Phuoc Tran-Gia. Flexible Performance Prediction of Data Center Networks using Automatically Generated Simulation Models. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2015), Athens, Greece, August 2015, pages 119--128. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[95] Simon Spinner, Nikolas Herbst, Samuel Kounev, Xiaoyun Zhu, Lei Lu, Mustafa Uysal, and Rean Griffith. Proactive Memory Scaling of Virtualized Applications. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2015), New York, NY, USA, June 27, 2015, pages 277--284. IEEE. June 2015, Acceptance Rate: 15%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[94] Diogo Carvalho, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Samuel Kounev. Challenges of Assessing the Hypercall Interface Robustness (Fast Abstract). In The 45th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2015. IEEE. June 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[93] Jóakim von Kistowski, Nikolas Roman Herbst, Daniel Zoller, Samuel Kounev, and Andreas Hotho. Modeling and Extracting Load Intensity Profiles. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS 2015), Firenze, Italy, May 18--19, 2015. Acceptance rate: 29%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[92] Nikolas Roman Herbst, Samuel Kounev, Andreas Weber, and Henning Groenda. BUNGEE: An Elasticity Benchmark for Self-Adaptive IaaS Cloud Environments. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS 2015), Firenze, Italy, May 18--19, 2015. Acceptance rate: 29%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[91] Samuel Kounev, Fabian Brosig, and Nikolaus Huber. The Descartes Modeling Language for Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management (Talk Extended Abstract). In Software Engineering 2015, Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 17. - 20. März 2015, Dresden, Deutschland, March 2015, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI). GI, Bonn, Germany. March 2015. [ bib | pdf  ]
[90] Qais Noorshams, Axel Busch, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. The Storage Performance Analyzer: Measuring, Monitoring, and Modeling of I/O Performance in Virtualized Environments (Demo Paper). In Proceedings of the 6th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Austin, Texas, USA, February 2015, ICPE '15. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[89] Samuel Kounev. Load Testing Elasticity and Performance Isolation in Shared Execution Environments. In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Large-Scale Testing (LT 2015), co-located with the 6th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2015), Austin, Texas, USA, February 1, 2015. ACM, New York, NY, USA. February 2015. [ bib | pdf  ]
[88] Jóakim von Kistowski, Hansfried Block, John Beckett, Klaus-Dieter Lange, Jeremy A. Arnold, and Samuel Kounev. Analysis of the Influences on Server Power Consumption and Energy Efficiency for CPU-Intensive Workloads. In Proceedings of the 6th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2015), Austin, TX, USA, February 2015, ICPE '15. ACM, New York, NY, USA. February 2015, acceptance rate: 27%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[87] Axel Busch, Qais Noorshams, Samuel Kounev, Anne Koziolek, Ralf Reussner, and Erich Amrehn. Automated Workload Characterization for I/O Performance Analysis in Virtualized Environments. In Proceedings of the ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Austin, Texas, USA, February 2015, ICPE '15. ACM, New York, NY, USA. February 2015, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 15/56 = 27%. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[86] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, and Samuel Kounev. Experience Report: An Analysis of Hypercall Handler Vulnerabilities. In Proceedings of The 25th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2014) --- Research Track, Naples, Italy, November 2014. IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, Washington DC, USA. November 2014, Acceptance Rate: 25%, Best Paper Award Nomination. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[85] Jóakim von Kistowski, Nikolas Roman Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Using and Extending LIMBO for the Descriptive Modeling of Arrival Behaviors. In Proceedings of the Symposium on Software Performance 2014, Stuttgart, Germany, November 2014, pages 131--140. University of Stuttgart, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Information Technology. November 2014, Best Poster Award. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[84] Simon Spinner, Samuel Kounev, Xiaoyun Zhu, Lei Lu, Mustafa Uysal, Anne Holler, and Rean Griffith. Runtime Vertical Scaling of Virtualized Applications via Online Model Estimation. In Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Eighth International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO), London, UK, September 8--12, 2014, pages 157--166. IEEE. September 2014, Acceptance Rate (Full Papers): 26%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[83] Qais Noorshams, Kiana Rostami, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. Modeling of I/O Performance Interference in Virtualized Environments with Queueing Petri Nets (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, France, Paris, September 09--11, 2014, MASCOTS 2014. [ bib | pdf  ]
[82] Samuel Kounev. Quantitative Evaluation of Service Dependability in Shared Execution Environments (Extended Abstract of Keynote Talk). In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST 2014), Florence, Italy, September 8--12, 2014. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[81] Qais Noorshams, Axel Busch, Andreas Rentschler, Dominik Bruhn, Samuel Kounev, Petr Tuma, and Ralf Reussner. Automated Modeling of I/O Performance and Interference Effects in Virtualized Storage Systems. In 34th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (ICDCS 2014 Workshops). 4th International Workshop on Data Center Performance, DCPerf '14, Madrid, Spain, July 2014, pages 88--93. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[80] Rouven Krebs, Manuel Loesch, and Samuel Kounev. Platform-as-a-Service Architecture for Performance Isolated Multi-Tenant Applications. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE Cloud 2014), Anchorage, USA, July 2, 2014. IEEE. July 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[79] Piotr Rygielski, and Samuel Kounev. Data Center Network Throughput Analysis using Queueing Petri Nets. In 34th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (ICDCS 2014 Workshops). 4th International Workshop on Data Center Performance, (DCPerf 2014), Madrid, Spain, June 30, 2014, pages 100--105. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[78] Qais Noorshams, Roland Reeb, Andreas Rentschler, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. Enriching software architecture models with statistical models for performance prediction in modern storage environments. In Proceedings of the 17th International ACM Sigsoft Symposium on Component-based Software Engineering, Marcq-en-Bareul, France, June 2014, CBSE '14, pages 45--54. ACM, New York, NY, USA. June 2014, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 14/62 = 23%. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[77] Rouven Krebs, Simon Spinner, Nadia Ahmed, and Samuel Kounev. Resource Usage Control In Multi-Tenant Applications. In Proceedings of the 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2014), Chicago, IL, USA, May 26, 2014, pages 122--131. IEEE/ACM. May 2014, Acceptance Rate: 19% (54/283). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[76] Andreas Weber, Nikolas Roman Herbst, Henning Groenda, and Samuel Kounev. Towards a Resource Elasticity Benchmark for Cloud Environments. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Service Scalability (HotTopiCS 2014), co-located with the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014), Dublin, Ireland, March 22, 2014, HotTopiCS '14, pages 5:1--5:8. ACM, New York, NY, USA. March 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[75] Simon Spinner, Giuliano Casale, Xiaoyun Zhu, and Samuel Kounev. LibReDE: A Library for Resource Demand Estimation (Demo Paper). In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014), Dublin, Ireland, March 22--26, 2014, pages 227--228. ACM Press, New York, NY, USA. March 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[74] Jóakim von Kistowski, Nikolas Roman Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling Variations in Load Intensity over Time. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Large-Scale Testing (LT 2014), co-located with the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014), Dublin, Ireland, March 22, 2014, pages 1--4. ACM, New York, NY, USA. March 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[73] Jóakim von Kistowski, Nikolas Roman Herbst, and Samuel Kounev. LIMBO: A Tool For Modeling Variable Load Intensities (Demo Paper). In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014), Dublin, Ireland, March 22--26, 2014, ICPE '14, pages 225--226. ACM, New York, NY, USA. March 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[72] Fabian Gorsler, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. Performance Queries for Architecture-Level Performance Models. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014), Dublin, Ireland, March 2014. ACM, New York, NY, USA. March 2014, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 14/56 = 25%. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  ]
[71] Fabian Gorsler, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. Controlling the palladio bench using the descartes query language. In Proceedings of the Symposium on Software Performance: Joint Kieker/Palladio Days (KPDAYS 2013), Steffen Becker, Wilhelm Hasselbring, André van Hoorn, and Ralf Reussner, editors, November 2013, number 1083, pages 109--118. CEUR-WS.org, Aachen, Germany. November 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[70] Piotr Rygielski, Samuel Kounev, and Steffen Zschaler. Model-Based Throughput Prediction in Data Center Networks. In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Measurements and Networking (M&N 2013), Naples, Italy, October 7--8, 2013, pages 167--172. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[69] Robert Vaupel, Qais Noorshams, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. Using Queuing Models for Large System Migration Scenarios -- An Industrial Case Study with IBM System z. In Computer Performance Engineering, Proceedings of the 10th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2013), Venice, Italy, Maria Simonetta Balsamo, William J. Knottenbelt, and Andrea Marin, editors, volume 8168 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 263--275. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, September 2013. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[68] Simon Spinner, Samuel Kounev, Xiaoyun Zhu, and Mustafa Uysal. Towards Online Performance Model Extraction in Virtualized Environments (position paper). In Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Models @ Run.time (MRT 2013) co-located with ACM/IEEE 16th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (MODELS 2013), Nelly Bencomo, Robert France, Sebastian Götz, and Bernhard Rumpe, editors, Miami, Florida, USA, Sept 29, 2013, pages 89--95. CEUR-WS. Sept 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[67] Fabian Brosig, Fabian Gorsler, Nikolaus Huber, and Samuel Kounev. Evaluating Approaches for Performance Prediction in Virtualized Environments (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the IEEE 21st International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2013), San Francisco, USA, August 14--16, 2013. [ bib | pdf  ]
[66] Qais Noorshams, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. Experimental Evaluation of the Performance-Influencing Factors of Virtualized Storage Systems. In Computer Performance Engineering. 9th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2012), Munich, Germany, July 30, 2012, and 28th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2012), Edinburgh, UK, July 2, 2012, Revised Selected Papers, Mirco Tribastone, and Stephen Gilmore, editors, volume 7587 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 63--79. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, July 2013. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[65] Rouven Krebs, Alexander Wert, and Samuel Kounev. Multi-Tenancy Performance Benchmark for Web Application Platforms industrial track. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2013), Aalborg, Denmark, July 8--12, 2013. Aalborg University, Denmark, Springer-Verlag. July 2013. [ bib | pdf  ]
[64] Nikolas Roman Herbst, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. Elasticity in Cloud Computing: What it is, and What it is Not (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2013), San Jose, CA, June 24--28, 2013. USENIX. June 2013, Acceptance Rate (Short Paper): 36.9%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[63] Piotr Rygielski, Steffen Zschaler, and Samuel Kounev. A Meta-Model for Performance Modeling of Dynamic Virtualized Network Infrastructures (work-in-progress paper). In Proceedings of the 4th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, April 21--24, 2013, pages 327--330. ACM, New York, NY, USA. April 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[62] Samuel Kounev, Stamatia Rizou, Steffen Zschaler, Spiros Alexakis, Tomas Bures, Jean-Marc Jézéquel, Dimitrios Kourtesis, and Stelios Pantelopoulos. RELATE: A Research Training Network on Engineering and Provisioning of Service-Based Cloud Applications. In International Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Services (HotTopiCS 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, April 20--21, 2013. [ bib ]
[61] Nikolas Roman Herbst, Nikolaus Huber, Samuel Kounev, and Erich Amrehn. Self-Adaptive Workload Classification and Forecasting for Proactive Resource Provisioning. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, April 21--24, 2013, pages 187--198. ACM, New York, NY, USA. April 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[60] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, Marco Vieira, and Samuel Kounev. HInjector: Injecting Hypercall Attacks for Evaluating VMI-based Intrusion Detection Systems (Poster Paper). In The 2013 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2013), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, March 2013. Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA), Maryland, USA. March 2013. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[59] Qais Noorshams, Kiana Rostami, Samuel Kounev, Petr Tuma, and Ralf Reussner. I/O Performance Modeling of Virtualized Storage Systems. In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2013), San Francisco, USA, 2013, MASCOTS'13, pages 121--130. Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 44/163 = 27%. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[58] Qais Noorshams, Andreas Rentschler, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. A Generic Approach for Architecture-level Performance Modeling and Prediction of Virtualized Storage Systems. In Proceedings of the ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013, ICPE '13, pages 339--342. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2013. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[57] Qais Noorshams, Dominik Bruhn, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner. Predictive Performance Modeling of Virtualized Storage Systems using Optimized Statistical Regression Techniques. In Proceedings of the ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, 2013, ICPE'13, pages 283--294. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 2013. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[56] Seyed Vahid Mohammadi, Samuel Kounev, Adriän Juan-Verdejo, and Bholanathsingh Surajbali. Soft Reservations: Uncertainty-Aware Resource Reservations in IaaS Environments. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design (BMSD 2013), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 2013. [ bib | pdf  ]
[55] Aleksandar Milenkoski, and Samuel Kounev. Towards Benchmarking Intrusion Detection Systems for Virtualized Cloud Environments (Work-in-Progress Paper). In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST 2012), London, United Kingdom, December 2012, pages 562--563. IEEE, New York, USA. December 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[54] Nikolaus Huber, André van Hoorn, Anne Koziolek, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. S/T/A: Meta-Modeling Run-Time Adaptation in Component-Based System Architectures. In Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2012), Hangzhou, China, September 9--11, 2012, pages 70--77. IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA, USA. September 2012, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 19.7% (26/132). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[53] Simon Spinner, Samuel Kounev, and Philipp Meier. Stochastic Modeling and Analysis using QPME: Queueing Petri Net Modeling Environment v2.0. In Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency (Petri Nets 2012), Serge Haddad, and Lucia Pomello, editors, Hamburg, Germany, June 27--29, 2012, volume 7347 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 388--397. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg. June 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[52] Rouven Krebs, Christof Momm, and Samuel Kounev. Metrics and Techniques for Quantifying Performance Isolation in Cloud Environments. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGSOFT International Conference on the Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA 2012), Barbora Buhnova, and Antonio Vallecillo, editors, Bertinoro, Italy, June 25--28, 2012, pages 91--100. ACM Press, New York, USA. June 2012, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 25.6%. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[51] Nikolaus Huber, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling Dynamic Virtualized Resource Landscapes. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGSOFT International Conference on the Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA 2012), Bertinoro, Italy, June 25--28, 2012, pages 81--90. ACM, New York, NY, USA. June 2012, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 25.6%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[50] Fabian Brosig, Nikolaus Huber, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling Parameter and Context Dependencies in Online Architecture-Level Performance Models. In Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Component Based Software Engineering (CBSE 2012), June 26--28, 2012, Bertinoro, Italy, June 2012. Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 28.5%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[49] Rouven Krebs, Christof Momm, and Samuel Kounev. Architectural Concerns in Multi-Tenant SaaS Applications (Short Paper). In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2012), Setubal, Portugal, April 18--21, 2012. SciTePress. April 2012. [ bib | pdf  ]
[48] Samuel Kounev, Simon Spinner, and Philipp Meier. Introduction to queueing petri nets: Modeling formalism, tool support and case studies (tutorial paper). In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2012), Boston, USA, 22-25 April 2012, 4 2012, pages 9--18. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 4 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[47] Marco Vieira, Henrique Madeira, Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Resilience Benchmarking. In Resilience Assessment and Evaluation of Computing Systems, K. Wolter, A. Avritzer, M. Vieira, and A. van Moorsel, editors, XVIII. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-642-29031-2. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[46] Samuel Kounev, Philipp Reinecke, Fabian Brosig, Jeremy T. Bradley, Kaustubh Joshi, Vlastimil Babka, Anton Stefanek, and Stephen Gilmore. Providing dependability and resilience in the cloud: Challenges and opportunities. In Resilience Assessment and Evaluation of Computing Systems, K. Wolter, A. Avritzer, M. Vieira, and A. van Moorsel, editors, XVIII. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-642-29031-2. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[45] Samuel Kounev, Nikolaus Huber, Simon Spinner, and Fabian Brosig. Model-based techniques for performance engineering of business information systems. In Business Modeling and Software Design, Boris Shishkov, editor, volume 0109 of Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP), pages 19--37. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[44] Nikolaus Huber, Marcel von Quast, Fabian Brosig, Michael Hauck, and Samuel Kounev. A Method for Experimental Analysis and Modeling of Virtualization Performance Overhead. In Cloud Computing and Services Science, Ivan Ivanov, Marten van Sinderen, and Boris Shishkov, editors, Service Science: Research and Innovations in the Service Economy, pages 353--370. Springer, New York, 2012. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[43] Nikolaus Huber, Fabian Brosig, N. Dingle, K. Joshi, and Samuel Kounev. Providing Dependability and Performance in the Cloud: Case Studies. In Resilience Assessment and Evaluation of Computing Systems, K. Wolter, A. Avritzer, M. Vieira, and A. van Moorsel, editors, XVIII. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-642-29031-2. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[42] Katja Gilly, Fabian Brosig, Ramon Nou, Samuel Kounev, and Carlos Juiz. Online prediction: Four case studies. In Resilience Assessment and Evaluation of Computing Systems, K. Wolter, A. Avritzer, M. Vieira, and A. van Moorsel, editors, XVIII. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-642-29031-2. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[41] Christoph Rathfelder, Samuel Kounev, and David Evans. Capacity Planning for Event-based Systems using Automated Performance Predictions. In 26th IEEE/ACM International Conference On Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2011), Oread, Lawrence, Kansas, November 6--12, 2011, pages 352--361. IEEE. November 2011, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 14.7% (37/252). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[40] Fabian Brosig, Nikolaus Huber, and Samuel Kounev. Automated Extraction of Architecture-Level Performance Models of Distributed Component-Based Systems. In 26th IEEE/ACM International Conference On Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2011), November 2011. Oread, Lawrence, Kansas. Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 14.7% (37/252). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[39] Samuel Kounev. Performance Engineering of Business Information Systems - Filling the Gap between High-level Business Services and Low-level Performance Models. In International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design (BMSD 2011), Sofia, Bulgaria, July 27--28, 2011, July 2011. [ bib | pdf  ]
[38] Samuel Kounev, Fabian Brosig, and Nikolaus Huber. Self-Aware QoS Management in Virtualized Infrastructures (Poster Paper). In 8th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2011), Karlsruhe, Germany, June 14--18, 2011. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[37] Benjamin Klatt, Christoph Rathfelder, and Samuel Kounev. Integration of event-based communication in the palladio software quality prediction framework. In Proceedings of the joint ACM SIGSOFT conference -- QoSA and ACM SIGSOFT symposium -- ISARCS on Quality of software architectures -- QoSA and architecting critical systems -- ISARCS (QoSA-ISARCS 2011), Boulder, Colorado, USA, June 20--24, 2011, pages 43--52. SIGSOFT, ACM, New York, NY, USA. June 2011. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[36] Nikolaus Huber, Marcel von Quast, Michael Hauck, and Samuel Kounev. Evaluating and Modeling Virtualization Performance Overhead for Cloud Environments. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2011), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, May 7--9, 2011, pages 563 -- 573. SciTePress. May 2011, Acceptance Rate: 18/164 = 10.9%, Best Paper Award. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[35] Nikolaus Huber, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. Model-based Self-Adaptive Resource Allocation in Virtualized Environments. In 6th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS 2011), Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, USA, May 23--24, 2011, pages 90--99. ACM, New York, NY, USA. May 2011, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 27% (21/76). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[34] Samuel Kounev, Konstantin Bender, Fabian Brosig, Nikolaus Huber, and Russell Okamoto. Automated simulation-based capacity planning for enterprise data fabrics. In 4th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUtools 2011), March 21--25, 2011, Barcelona, Spain, March 2011. Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 29.8% (23/77), ICST Best Paper Award. [ bib | pdf  ]
[33] Philipp Meier, Samuel Kounev, and Heiko Koziolek. Automated transformation of component-based software architecture models to queueing petri nets. In 19th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2011), Singapore, July 25--27, 2011. [ bib | pdf  ]
[32] Samuel Kounev. Self-Aware Software and Systems Engineering: A Vision and Research Roadmap. In GI Softwaretechnik-Trends, 31(4), November 2011, ISSN 0720-8928, 2011. Karlsruhe, Germany. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[31] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Self-Aware IT Systems and Services: State-of-the-Art and Research Challenges. In Proceedings of the 8th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW'11), Borrowdale, The English Lake District, October 12--13, 2011. (Extended Abstract of Keynote Talk). [ bib | pdf  ]
[30] Nikolaus Huber, Marcel von Quast, Fabian Brosig, and Samuel Kounev. Analysis of the Performance-Influencing Factors of Virtualization Platforms. In The 12th International Symposium on Distributed Objects, Middleware, and Applications (DOA 2010), Crete, Greece, October 26, 2010. Springer Verlag, Crete, Greece. October 2010, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 33%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[29] Christoph Rathfelder, David Evans, and Samuel Kounev. Predictive Modelling of Peer-to-Peer Event-driven Communication in Component-based Systems. In Proceedings of the 7th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2010), Alessandro Aldini, Marco Bernardo, Luciano Bononi, and Vittorio Cortellessa, editors, Bertinoro, Italy, September 23--24, 2010, volume 6342 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 219--235. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg. September 2010. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[28] Christoph Rathfelder, Benjamin Klatt, Samuel Kounev, and David Evans. Towards Middleware-Aware Integration of Event-based Communication into the Palladio Component Model (Poster Paper). In Proceedings of the Fourth ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS 2010), Cambridge, United Kingdom, July 12--15, 2010, pages 97--98. ACM, New York, NY, USA. July 2010. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[27] Samuel Kounev, Fabian Brosig, Nikolaus Huber, and Ralf Reussner. Towards self-aware performance and resource management in modern service-oriented systems. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2010), July 5-10, Miami, Florida, USA, Miami, Florida, USA, July 5--10, 2010. IEEE Computer Society. July 2010. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[26] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Next Generation Self-Aware Software Systems: A Research Roadmap. In Emerging Research Directions in Computer Science. Contributions from the Young Informatics Faculty in Karlsruhe. KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe, Germany, July 2010. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[25] Kai Sachs, Stefan Appel, Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. Benchmarking Publish/Subscribe-based Messaging Systems. In Proc. of 2nd International Workshop on Benchmarking of Database Management Systems and Data-Oriented Web Technologies (BenchmarX'10)., Martin Necasky, and Eric Pardede, editors, April 2010, volume 6193 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). Springer. April 2010. [ bib | pdf  ]
[24] Arnd Schröter, Gero Mühl, Samuel Kounev, Helge Parzyjegla, and Jan Richling. Stochastic Performance Analysis and Capacity Planning of Publish/Subscribe Systems. In 4th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS 2010), July 12-15, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2010. ACM, New York, USA. 2010, Acceptance Rate: 25%. [ bib | pdf  ]
[23] Samuel Kounev, Simon Spinner, and Philipp Meier. QPME 2.0 - A Tool for Stochastic Modeling and Analysis Using Queueing Petri Nets. In From Active Data Management to Event-Based Systems and More, Kai Sachs, Ilia Petrov, and Pablo Guerrero, editors, volume 6462 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 293--311. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010. [ bib | DOI  ]
[22] Fabian Brosig, Samuel Kounev, and Klaus Krogmann. Automated Extraction of Palladio Component Models from Running Enterprise Java Applications. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Run-time mOdels for Self-managing Systems and Applications (ROSSA 2009). In conjunction with Fourth International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2009), Pisa, Italy, October 19, 2009., October 2009. ACM, New York, NY, USA. October 2009. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[21] Christoph Rathfelder, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling Event-Driven Service-Oriented Systems using the Palladio Component Model. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on the Quality of Service-Oriented Software Systems (QUASOSS 2009), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 24--28, 2009, pages 33--38. ACM, New York, USA. August 2009. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[20] Christoph Rathfelder, and Samuel Kounev. Model-Based Performance Prediction for Event-Driven Systems (Extended Abstract). In Proceedings of the Third ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS 2009), Nashville, Tennessee, July 6--9, 2009, pages 33:1--33:2. ACM, New York, NY, USA. July 2009. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[19] Kai Sachs, Samuel Kounev, Stefan Appel, and Alejandro Buchmann. Benchmarking of Message-Oriented Middleware (Poster Paper). In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS-2009), Nashville, TN, USA, July 6-9, 2009, July 2009. ACM, New York, NY, USA. July 2009. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[18] Kai Sachs, Samuel Kounev, Stefan Appel, and Alejandro Buchmann. A Performance Test Harness For Publish/Subscribe Middleware (Demo Paper). In SIGMETRICS/Performance 2009 International Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, June 15--19, 2009, June 2009. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[17] Samuel Kounev. Software Performance Evaluation. In Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, edited by Benjamin W. Wah. Wiley-Interscience, John Wiley & Sons Inc., January 2009. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[16] Gero Mühl, Arnd Schröter, Helge Parzyjegla, Samuel Kounev, and Jan Richling. Stochastic Analysis of Hierarchical Publish/Subscribe Systems. In Proceedings of the 15th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par 2009), Delft, The Netherlands, August 25-28, 2009., 2009. Springer Verlag. 2009, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 33%. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[15] Samuel Kounev, Kai Sachs, Jean Bacon, and Alejandro Buchmann. A Methodology for Performance Modeling of Distributed Event-Based Systems. In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Object Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC 2008), Orlando, Florida, USA, May 5-7, 2008, 2008, pages 13--22. IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA. 2008, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 30%, Best-Paper-Award-Nomination. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[14] Kai Sachs, Samuel Kounev, Jean Bacon, and Alejandro Buchmann. Workload Characterization of the SPECjms2007 Benchmark. In Formal Methods and Stochastic Models for Performance Evaluation, Proceedings of the 4th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2007), Berlin, Germany, September 27--28, 2007, Katinka Wolter, editor, September 2007, volume 4748 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 228--244. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany. September 2007. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[13] Ramon Nou, Samuel Kounev, and Jordi Torres. Building Online Performance Models of Grid Middleware with Fine-Grained Load-Balancing: A Globus Toolkit Case Study. In Formal Methods and Stochastic Models for Performance Evaluation, Proceedings of the 4th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2007), Berlin, Germany, September 27-28, 2007, Katinka Wolter, editor, 9 2007, number 4748 in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 125--140. Springer, Heidelberg, Germany. 9 2007. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[12] Peter Pietzuch, David Eyers, Samuel Kounev, and Brian Shand. Towards a Common API for Publish/Subscribe. In Proceedings of the 2007 Inaugural International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS 2007), Toronto, Canada, June 20-22, 2007, Hans-Arno Jacobsen, Gero Mühl, and Michael A. Jaeger, editors, June 2007, volume 233 of ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, pages 152--157. ACM, New York, NY, USA. June 2007. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[11] Kai Sachs, Samuel Kounev, Marc Carter, and Alejandro Buchmann. Designing a Workload Scenario for Benchmarking Message-Oriented Middleware. In Proceedings of the 2007 SPEC Benchmark Workshop, Austin, Texas, January 21, 2007, January 2007. SPEC. January 2007. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[10] Samuel Kounev, Ramon Nou, and Jordi Torres. Autonomic QoS-Aware Resource Management in Grid Computing using Online Performance Models. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2007), Nantes, France, October 23-25, 2007, 2007, pages 1--10. ICST, Brussels, Belgium. 2007. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[9] Samuel Kounev, Christofer Dutz, and Alejandro Buchmann. QPME - Queueing Petri Net Modeling Environment. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST 2006), Riverside, California, USA, September 11-14, 2006, 9 2006, pages 115--116. IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA. 9 2006. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[8] Samuel Kounev. Case Studies of Queueing Networks --- J2EE Applications. In Queueing Networks and Markov Chains, edited by Gunter Bolch, Stefan Greiner, Hermann de Meer and Kishor Shridharbhai Trivedi, pages 733--745. Wiley-Interscience, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2nd edition, April 2006. [ bib | http  ]
[7] Samuel Kounev. J2EE Performance and Scalability - From Measuring to Predicting. In Proceedings of the 2006 SPEC Benchmark Workshop, Austin, Texas, USA, January 2006. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[6] Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Large-Scale J2EE Applications. In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference of the Computer Measurement Group on Resource Management and Performance Evaluation of Enterprise Computing Systems (CMG 2003), Dallas, Texas, USA, December 7-12, 2003, December 2003, pages 273--283. Computer Measurement Group (CMG). Best-Paper-Award. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[5] Kai S. Juse, Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. PetStore-WS: Measuring the Performance Implications of Web Services. In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference of the Computer Measurement Group on Resource Management and Performance Evaluation of Enterprise Computing Systems (CMG 2003), Dallas, Texas, USA, December 7-12, 2003, December 2003, pages 113--123. Computer Measurement Group (CMG). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[4] Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. Performance modeling of distributed e-business applications using queueing petri nets. In Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS 2003), Austin, Texas, USA, March 6-8, 2003, March 2003, pages 143--155. IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA. March 2003, Best-Paper-Award. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[3] Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. Performance Issues in E-Business Systems. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Infrastructure for e-Business, e-Education, e-Science, and e-Medicine on the Internet (SSGRR 2002w), L'Aquila, Italy, January 21-27, 2002, January 2002. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. Improving Data Access of J2EE Applications by Exploiting Asynchronous Messaging and Caching Services. In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2002), Hong Kong, China, August 20--23, 2002, 2002, pages 574--585. VLDB Endowment, Morgan Kaufmann. 2002, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 14% Best-Paper-Award Nomination. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev, and Kiril Nikolov. The Analysis Phase in the Development of E-Commerce Software Systems. In Proceedings of the Tools Eastern Europe '99 Conference on Technology of Object Oriented Languages and Systems, Sofia-Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, June 1-4, 1999, June 1999. [ bib ]

Manuals

[2] Samuel Kounev, Simon Spinner, and Jürgen Walter. QPME 2.0 User's Guide. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 5 2011. [ bib | pdf  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev, and Christofer Dutz. QPME 1.0 User's Guide. Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, January 2007. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]

Other

[14] Samuel Kounev, Andre van Hoorn, André Bauer, and Nikolas Herbst. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 4, April 2019. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[13] Samuel Kounev, Andre van Hoorn, Nikolas Herbst, and André Bauer. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 3, April 2018. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[12] Samuel Kounev, Andre van Hoorn, Piotr Rygielski, Nikolas Herbst, and André Bauer. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 2, April 2017. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[11] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Modeling Language for Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management, April 2016. IEEE Software Blog. [ bib | http  ]
[10] Samuel Kounev, Andre van Hoorn, and Piotr Rygielski. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 1, March 2016. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[9] Samuel Kounev, Kai Sachs, and Piotr Rygielski. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 1 no. 4, January 2015. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[8] Samuel Kounev, Kai Sachs, and Piotr Rygielski. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 1 no. 3, March 2014. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[7] Samuel Kounev, Kai Sachs, and Piotr Rygielski. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 1 no. 2, June 2013. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[6] Samuel Kounev, Kai Sachs, and Piotr Rygielski. SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 1 no. 1, September 2012. Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[5] Fabian Brosig, Samuel Kounev, and Charles Paclat. Using WebLogic Diagnostics Framework to Enable Performance Prediction for Java EE Applications. Oracle Technology Network (OTN) Article, September 2009. [ bib | abstract  | http  ]
[4] Samuel Kounev, and Kai Sachs. SPECjms2007: A Novel Benchmark and Performance Analysis Framework for Message-Oriented Middleware. DEV2DEV Article, O'Reilly Publishing Group, March 2008. [ bib | http  ]
[3] Samuel Kounev, and Kai Sachs. Kaffeekunde - SPECjms misst Message-oriented Middleware. iX Magazin, Heft 02/2008, Heise Zeitschriften Verlag, 2008. [ bib | http  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev. QPME (Queueing Petri net Modeling Environment) Homepage. Online, http://descartes.ipd.kit.edu/projects/QPME, 2008. [ bib | http  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev. SPECjAppServer2004 - The New Way to Evaluate J2EE Performance. DEV2DEV Article, O'Reilly Publishing Group, September 2005. [ bib | abstract  | http  ]

Press Coverage

[1] Samuel Kounev. Wissenschaft und Forschung sind wichtige Motoren für die Wirtschaft. IHK-TV Mainfranken, Mai 2018. [ bib | http  ]

Talks

[83] Samuel Kounev. From the Internet-of-Things to the Internet-of-Thinking-Things. Informatik-Sonderkolloquium "Engineering Software for Decentralized Systems", Fakultät für Informatik, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, Jul 2019. [ bib ]
[82] Samuel Kounev. Der Weg vom Internet-der-Dinge zum Internet-der-denkenden-Dinge. Rotary Club Würzburg, 11.06.2019, June 2019. [ bib ]
[81] Samuel Kounev. Modern time-series forecasting as enabler of proactive systems management. Invited Talk, Seminar on Modern Distributed Systems, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, June 12, 2018, June 2018. [ bib ]
[80] Samuel Kounev. Self-Aware Computing: From Vision to Reality. Konferenz des Alumni-Netzwerks Ukraine-Deutschland, Nationale Taras-Schewtschenko-Universität Kiew, May 29, 2018, Kyiv, Ukraine, May 2018. [ bib ]
[79] Samuel Kounev. Towards Self-Aware DEVOPS: From Theory to Practice. Invited Talk, SAP Innovation Center, March 20, 2018, Potsdam, Germany, March 2018. [ bib ]
[78] Samuel Kounev. Stochastic Models for Self-Aware Computing in Data Centers. Keynote Talk at the 24th International Conference on Analytical & Stochastic Modelling Techniques & Applications (ASMTA 2017), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, July 10-12, 2017, July 2017. [ bib | slides  | http  ]
[77] Samuel Kounev. The Self-Aware Data Center: From Vision to Reality. Distinguished Lecture Series of the Collaborative Research Centre (DFG SFB) 1053 MAKI, July 6, 2017, Darmstadt, Germany, July 2017. [ bib | slides  | http  ]
[76] Samuel Kounev. Software Architectures for Self-Aware Computing Systems. Jahrestagung GI-Fachgruppe Architekturen 2017, 19.-20. Juni 2017, Leipzig, Germany, June 2017. [ bib | slides  ]
[75] Samuel Kounev. Software Architectures for Self-Aware Computing Systems. Invited Talk, Jahrestagung GI-Fachgruppe Architekturen 2017, June 19, 2017, Leipzig, Germany, June 2017. [ bib | http  ]
[74] Samuel Kounev. Model-Based Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management Using the Descartes Modeling Language. Software Engineering 2017 (SE 2017), Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 21.-24. Feb 2017, Hannover, Germany, February 2017. [ bib | slides  ]
[73] Samuel Kounev. Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management in Shared IT Infrastructures. Invited Talk, Huawei Headquarters, Shenzhen, China, Jan 2017. [ bib | slides  ]
[72] Nikolai Reed, Jürgen Walter, and Samuel Kounev. Automating the Build Pipeline for Docker Container. Technical Talk at Symposion on Software Performance (SSP) 2017, 11 2017. [ bib | slides  ]
[71] Samuel Kounev. Benchmarking Dependability of Virtual and Cloud Environments. Invited Talk, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2016. [ bib | slides  ]
[70] Samuel Kounev. Analysis of the Trade-offs in Different Modeling Approaches for Performance Prediction of Software Systems. Software Engineering 2016 (SE 2016), Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 23.-26. Februar 2016, Vienna, Austria, February 2016. [ bib | slides  ]
[69] Samuel Kounev. Model-Based Approach to Designing Self-Aware IT Systems and Infrastructures. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), Department Informatik, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany, Jan 2016. [ bib | slides  ]
[68] André van Hoorn, Samuel Kounev, Dusan Okanović, , and Jürgen Walter. DECLARE: Declarative Performance Engineering. Renewal Kickoff Workshop of the DFG Priority Programme 1593, Hannover, January 14-15, 2016, January 2016. [ bib | slides  ]
[67] Samuel Kounev. Industrie 4.1: So wird die Produktion wirklich smart! Invited Talk, DATEV Trendscout, Nürnberg, Germany, Nov 2015. [ bib ]
[66] Samuel Kounev. Ingenieurmässige Entwicklung verlässlicher und effizienter Software-Systeme. Invited Talk, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, July 2015. [ bib ]
[65] Samuel Kounev. Software Engineering Research at the University of Würzburg. Invited Talk, CAS Software AG, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2015. [ bib ]
[64] Samuel Kounev. How elastic is your cloud? From metrics to benchmarks. Invited Talk, DATEV Trendscout, Nürnberg, Germany, May 2015. [ bib ]
[63] Samuel Kounev. Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management in Shared IT Infrastructures. Invited Talk, DATEV eG, 90329 Nürnberg, Germany, May 2015. [ bib ]
[62] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Modeling Language for Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management. Software Engineering 2015, Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 17. - 20. März 2015, Dresden, Germany, March 2015. [ bib | slides  ]
[61] Samuel Kounev. Engineering & Provisioning of Cloud Applications - Research and Entrepreneurship. Winder School, University of Würzburg, Germany, February 2015. [ bib | slides  ]
[60] Samuel Kounev. The SPEC Research Group - Status Quo. Talk at the SPEC 2015 Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, USA, February 2015. [ bib | slides  ]
[59] Samuel Kounev. Load Testing Elasticity and Performance Isolation in Shared Execution Environments. Keynote Talk at the 4th International Workshop on Large-Scale Testing (LT 2015), co-located with ICPE 2015, Austin, TX, USA, February 1, 2015, February 2015. [ bib ]
[58] Samuel Kounev. Load Testing Elasticity and Performance Isolation in Shared Execution Environments. Keynote Talk at the 4th International Workshop on Large-Scale Testing (LT 2015), co-located with ICPE 2015, Austin, TX, USA, February 2015. [ bib | slides  ]
[57] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Modeling Language and Tool Chain. Presentation at Dagstuhl Seminar 15041 on ''Model-driven Algorithms and Architectures for Self-Aware Computing Systems'', January 2015. [ bib | slides  ]
[56] Samuel Kounev. Software Engineering for Self-Aware Computing. Tutorial Talk at Dagstuhl Seminar 15041 on ''Model-driven Algorithms and Architectures for Self-Aware Computing Systems'', January 2015. [ bib | slides  ]
[55] Jürgen Walter, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Parallel Simulation of Queueing Petri Nets. Technical Talk at Symposion on Software Performance (SOSP) 2014, November 2014. [ bib | slides  ]
[54] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Modeling Language: Status Quo. Technical Talk at the Symposium on Software Performance (SOSP 2014), Joint Descartes/Kieker/Palladio Days (Joint Developer and Community Meeting), Stuttgart, Germany, November 2014. [ bib | slides  ]
[53] Samuel Kounev. Quantitative Evaluation of Service Dependability in Shared Execution Environments. Keynote Talk at FLORENCE 2014 - a joint scientific event of QEST 2014, SAFECOMP 2014, FORMATS 2014, EPEW 2014 and FMICS 2014, Florence, Italy, September 2014. [ bib | slides  ]
[52] Samuel Kounev. Ingenieurmässige Entwicklung verlässlicher und effizienter Software-Systeme. Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Würzburg, May 2014. [ bib ]
[51] Samuel Kounev. Online model-based performance and resource management in virtualized application environments. Invited Talk. 2013 VMware Academic Research Symposium, Palo Alto, CA, USA, July 2013. [ bib | slides  ]
[50] Samuel Kounev. Online workload forecasting and performance prediction for elastic capacity management in cloud environments. Invited Talk. Salesforce.com, San Francisco, CA, USA, July 2013. [ bib ]
[49] Samuel Kounev. RELATE: A Research Training Network on Engineering and Provisioning of Service-Based Cloud Applications. Invited Talk, International Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Services (HotTopiCS 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, April 2013. [ bib ]
[48] Samuel Kounev. Ingenieurmässige Entwicklung verlässlicher und effizienter Software-Systeme. Invited Talk, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, March 2013. [ bib ]
[47] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Meta-Model (DMM) - An Architecture-level Modeling Language for Online Quality-of-Service and Resource Management. Invited Talk. UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, March 2013. [ bib ]
[46] Samuel Kounev. ERC Starting Grant Finalist. (top 18% out of 3.329 StG applicants), European Research Council, Brussels, Belgium, 2013. [ bib ]
[45] Samuel Kounev. Design-Time vs. Run-Time Models for Quality-of-Service Prediction. Keynote Talk, Open Excellence Workshop on "Online Models for Quality-of-Service and Resource Management in Modern IT Systems" organized by the "RELATE" FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN), Karlsruhe, Germany, December 2012. [ bib | slides  ]
[44] Samuel Kounev. Ingenieurmässige Entwicklung verlässlicher und effizienter Software-Systeme. Invited Talk, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany, November 2012. [ bib ]
[43] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Dependable and Efficient Self-Aware Complex Systems. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, July 2012. [ bib ]
[42] Samuel Kounev. Introduction to the Descartes Meta-Model (DMM). Invited Talk, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2012. [ bib | slides  ]
[41] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Dependable and Efficient Self-Aware Complex Systems. Invited Talk, Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Passau, Passau, Germany, June 2012. [ bib ]
[40] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Meta-Model for Online QoS and Resource Management. Invited Talk, SAP Research, Karlsruhe/Darmstadt, Germany, May 2012. [ bib ]
[39] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Self-Aware Software Systems -- An Online Model-based Approach. Dagstuhl Seminar 12211 ''Quality-of-Service Attributes in Service- and Cloud-based Systems'', Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, May 2012. [ bib ]
[38] Samuel Kounev. Cloud Computing Challenges and Opportunities for Service Providers. Invited Talk, CLOUDZONE 2012, Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress-GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2012. [ bib ]
[37] Samuel Kounev. Model-based Self-Adaptive Resource Management in Virtualized Environments. Invited Talk, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA, April 2012. [ bib ]
[36] Samuel Kounev. Introduction to Queueing Petri Nets: Modeling Formalism, Tool Support and Case Studies. Tutorial Presentation, 3rd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2012), Boston, USA, April 2012. [ bib ]
[35] Samuel Kounev. Industry Trends and Research Challenges in Cloud Computing. Keynote Talk, Multi-Skills Training Camp, "RELATE" Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN), Karlsruhe, Germany, March 2012. [ bib ]
[34] Samuel Kounev. Modeling of Event-based Communication in Component-based Architectures: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions. Keynote Talk, 9th International Workshop on Formal Engineering approaches to Software Components and Architectures (FESCA @ ETAPS 2012), Tallinn, Estonia, March 2012. [ bib ]
[33] Samuel Kounev. From Offline to Online Component Models for Run-Time Resource Management. Invited Talk, Palladio Days 2011, FZI Forschungzentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe, Germany, November 2011. [ bib ]
[32] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Self-Aware IT Systems and Services. Invited Talk, Imperial College London, Department of Computing, London, UK, November 2011. [ bib ]
[31] Samuel Kounev. Descartes Research Group at KIT: Engineering of Self-Aware IT Systems and Services. Invited Talk, Blue Yonder GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe, Germany, November 2011. [ bib ]
[30] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Self-Aware IT Systems and Services: State-of-the-Art and Research Challenges. Keynote Talk, 8th European Performance Engineering Workshop, Borrowdale, The English Lake District, October 2011. [ bib ]
[29] Samuel Kounev. Model-based Self-Adaptive Resource Management in Virtualized Environments. Invited Talk, VMware, Inc., USA, June 2011. [ bib ]
[28] Samuel Kounev. Descartes Research Group at KIT: Towards Engineering of Self-Aware Software Systems. Invited Talk, Jahrestreffen des Beirates der Universitätsprofessoren in der Gesselschaft für Informatik (GIBU), Schloss Dagstuhl, April 2011. [ bib ]
[27] Samuel Kounev. Self-Aware Software and Systems Engineering: A Vision and Research Roadmap. Software Engineering 2011 (SE 2011), Nachwuchswissenschaftler-Symposium, Karlsruhe, February 2011. [ bib ]
[26] Samuel Kounev. Automatic Performance Model Extraction for Run-Time Capacity Management. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), Department of Computer Science, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, January 2011. [ bib ]
[25] Samuel Kounev. Engineering of Next Generation Self-Aware Software Systems: A Research Roadmap. Informatik am KIT: Die Nachwuchsgruppen stellen sich vor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, July 2010. [ bib ]
[24] Samuel Kounev. Performance Management in the Cloud. Invited Talk, Annual Meeting of the GI Fachgruppe Software Architectures 2010, Munich, Germany, July 2010. [ bib ]
[23] Samuel Kounev. Towards Self-Aware Dependability Management in Virtualized Service Infrastructures. Dagstuhl Seminar 10292, Resilience Assessment and Evaluation, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, July 2010. [ bib ]
[22] Samuel Kounev. Automated Model-based Capacity Planning for Java EE applications. Invited Talk, Oracle Corp, USA, December 2009. [ bib ]
[21] Samuel Kounev. Using weblogic diagnostics framework to enable performance prediction for java ee applications. Presentation to Oracle Corp, USA, September 2009. [ bib ]
[20] Samuel Kounev. Performance-Engineering-Research an der Universität Karlsruhe. Invited Talk, CA infoexchange 2009 Conference, Mannheim, Germany, May 2009. [ bib ]
[19] Samuel Kounev. SOA2 - A Vision of Next Generation Service-Oriented Architectures. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), ABB Corporate Research, Ladenburg, Germany, April 2009. [ bib ]
[18] Samuel Kounev. Keynote: SOA2 - Eine Vision für die nächste Generation dienstorienterter Software-Architekturen. Invited Talk, Deutschepost Strategietagung - 6100 Application Service Management MAIL/Retail, St. Goar, Germany, February 2009. [ bib ]
[17] Samuel Kounev. Descartes Projekt - Autonomes Performanz-und Ressourcen-Management in dynamischen, dienstorientierten Umgebungen. Invited Talk, DFG Fachforum Informatik, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation), Bonn, Germany, September 2008. [ bib ]
[16] Samuel Kounev. QoS-aware resource allocation and load-balancing in enterprise Grids using online simulation. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), University of Oldenburg, Department of Computing Science, Oldenburg, Germany, August 2008. [ bib | slides  ]
[15] Samuel Kounev. Towards Autonomic QoS Management in Event-based and Service-Oriented Environments. University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge, UK, March 2008. [ bib ]
[14] Samuel Kounev. Autonomic QoS control in enterprise Grid environments using online simulation. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, February 2008. [ bib ]
[13] Samuel Kounev. Performance Prediction using QPN Models: From Capacity Planning to Online Performance Management. Invited Talk, Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, January 2008. [ bib | slides  ]
[12] Samuel Kounev. SPECjms2007 - A Novel Benchmark and Performance Analysis Framework for Message-Oriented Middleware. University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge, UK, October 2007. [ bib ]
[11] Samuel Kounev. SPEC Enterprise Java Benchmarks: State of the Art and Future Directions. Invited Talk, SPEC Benchmarking Joint US/Europe Colloquium, Dresden, Germany, June 2007. [ bib | slides  ]
[10] Samuel Kounev. Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Distributed Component Systems using Queueing Petri Nets. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), University of Edinburgh, Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science, School of Informatics, Edinburgh, UK, May 2007. [ bib | slides  ]
[9] Samuel Kounev. An Approach to Performance Modeling and Analysis of Distributed Event-Based Systems. University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge, UK, March 2007. [ bib ]
[8] Samuel Kounev. A Practical Approach for Predicting the Performance and Scalability of Distributed Component Systems. University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge, UK, April 2006. [ bib ]
[7] Samuel Kounev. Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Event-based Systems. University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge, UK, March 2006. [ bib ]
[6] Samuel Kounev. Performance Engineering of Distributed Component Systems - From Benchmarking to Modeling and Performance Prediction. Invited Talk, Technical University of Berlin, Institut für Technische Informatik und Mikroelektronik, Berlin, April 2005. [ bib ]
[5] Samuel Kounev. E-Business Performance and Scalability - From Measuring to Predicting. Invited Talk (Kolloquiumsvortrag), SAP Research Forum, Walldorf, Germany, January 2005. [ bib ]
[4] Samuel Kounev. Performance Modeling of Distributed E-Business Applications using Queueing Petri Nets. Invited Talk, Dagstuhl - Workshop of five Informatik-Graduiertenkolles, Schloss Dagstuhl, June 2003. [ bib | slides  ]
[3] Samuel Kounev. J2EE PERFORMANCE: From Benchmarking to Sizing and Capacity Planning. DVS-PhD Internal Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany, May 2002. [ bib | slides  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev. Implementing and Optimizing Sun's ECperf Benchmark with BEA WebLogic Server. Invited Talk, BEA Hochschul-Industrie-Kooperations-Tagung, Frankfurt, Germany, November 2001. [ bib | slides  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev. Electronic Store: MALL2000 - Mall for Online Business beyond the Year 2000. Invited Talk, Bulgarian Oracle User Group (BGOUG) Annual Conference 1999, Sofia, Bulgaria, November 1999. [ bib | slides  ]

Technical Reports

[16] Lukas Iffländer, Alexandra Dmitrienko, Christoph Hagen, Michael Jobst, and Samuel Kounev. Hands Off my Database: Ransomware Detection in Databases through Dynamic Analysis of Query Sequences. Technical report, Universität Würzburg, Jul 2019. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[15] Nikolas Herbst, Rouven Krebs, Giorgos Oikonomou, George Kousiouris, Athanasia Evangelinou, Alexandru Iosup, and Samuel Kounev. Ready for Rain? A View from SPEC Research on the Future of Cloud Metrics. Technical Report SPEC-RG-2016-01, SPEC Research Group --- Cloud Working Group, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), 2016. [ bib | http  ]
[14] Samuel Kounev, Fabian Brosig, and Nikolaus Huber. The Descartes Modeling Language. Technical report, Department of Computer Science, University of Wuerzburg, October 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[13] Piotr Rygielski, and Samuel Kounev. Descartes Network Infrastructures (DNI) Manual: Meta-models, Transformations, Examples. Technical Report v.0.3, Chair of Software Engineering, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, September 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[12] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Marco Vieira, Bryan D. Payne, Nuno Antunes, and Samuel Kounev. Technical Information on Vulnerabilities of Hypercall Handlers. Technical Report SPEC-RG-2014-001 v.1.0, SPEC Research Group - IDS Benchmarking Working Group, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), 7001 Heritage Village Plaza Suite 225, Gainesville, VA 20155, USA, August 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[11] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Samuel Kounev, Alberto Avritzer, Nuno Antunes, and Marco Vieira. On Benchmarking Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments. Technical Report SPEC-RG-2013-002 v.1.0, SPEC Research Group - IDS Benchmarking Working Group, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), 7001 Heritage Village Plaza Suite 225, Gainesville, VA 20155, USA, June 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[10] Aleksandar Milenkoski, Alexandru Iosup, Samuel Kounev, Kai Sachs, Piotr Rygielski, Jason Ding, Walfredo Cirne, and Florian Rosenberg. Cloud Usage Patterns: A Formalism for Description of Cloud Usage Scenarios. Technical Report SPEC-RG-2013-001 v.1.0.1, SPEC Research Group - Cloud Working Group, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), 7001 Heritage Village Plaza Suite 225, Gainesville, VA 20155, USA, May 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[9] Michael Hauck, Matthias Huber, Markus Klems, Samuel Kounev, Jörn Müller-Quade, Alexander Pretschner, Ralf Reussner, and Stefan Tai. Challenges and Opportunities of Cloud Computing -- Trade-off Decisions in Cloud Computing Architecture. Technical Report 2010-19, Karlsruhe Institue of Technology, Faculty of Informatics, 2010. [ bib | http  ]
[8] Ramon Nou, and Samuel Kounev. Preliminary Analysis of Globus Toolkit 4 to Create Prediction Models. Technical Report UPC-DAC-RR-2007-37, Computer Architecture Department, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain, 7 2007. [ bib ]
[7] Samuel Kounev, Ramon Nou, and Jordi Torres. Using QPN models for QoS Control in Grid Middleware. Technical Report UPC-DAC-RR-CAP-2007-4, Computer Architecture Department, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain, April 2007. [ bib ]
[6] Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Message Types and Interfaces Between Components in SPECjms. Technical Report DVS06-3, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, February 2006. [ bib ]
[5] Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Workload Scenario for SPECjms - Supermarket Supply Chain. Technical Report DVS06-2, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, January 2006. [ bib | abstract  ]
[4] Samuel Kounev. Messaging Architecture and Asynchronous Interactions in SPECjAppServer. Technical Report TUD03-1, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, September 2003. [ bib ]
[3] Samuel Kounev. Eliminating ECperf Persistence Bottlenecks when using RDBMS with Pessimistic Concurrency Control. Technical report, ECperf Expert Group at Sun Microsystems Inc., September 2001. [ bib | pdf  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev. A Capacity Planning Methodology for Distributed E-Commerce Applications. Technical report, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, February 2001. [ bib | pdf  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev. Performance Prediction, Sizing and Capacity Planning for Distributed E-Commerce Applications. Technical report, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, January 2001. [ bib | pdf  ]

Theses

[2] Samuel Kounev. Performance Engineering of Distributed Component-Based Systems - Benchmarking, Modeling and Performance Prediction. PhD thesis, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, December 2005. Distinguished Dissertation Award. [ bib | pdf  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev. Design and Development of an Electronic Commerce Environment. Master's thesis, University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 1999. [ bib ]