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Peer-Reviewed Journal and Magazine Articles

[13] 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), 2017, IEEE Computer Society. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] 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  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[1] 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  ]

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

[56] 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  ]
[55] 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  ]
[54] 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  ]
[53] 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  ]
[52] 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  ]
[51] 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  ]
[50] 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  ]
[49] 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  ]
[48] 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  ]
[47] 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  ]
[46] 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  ]
[45] 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  ]
[44] 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  ]
[43] 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  ]
[42] 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  ]
[41] Rouven Krebs, Philipp Schneider, and Nikolas Herbst. Optimization Method for Request Admission Control to Guarantee Performance Isolation. 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. ACM. March 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[40] 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  ]
[39] 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  ]
[38] 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  ]
[37] 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  ]
[36] 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  ]
[35] 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  ]
[34] 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  ]
[33] 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  ]
[32] 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  ]
[31] 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  ]
[30] 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  ]
[29] 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  ]
[28] 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  ]
[27] 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  ]
[26] 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  ]
[25] 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  ]
[24] 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  ]
[23] 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  ]
[22] 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  ]
[21] 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  ]
[20] 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  ]
[19] Fabian Brosig. Online performance prediction with architecture-level performance models. In Software Engineering (Workshops) - Doctoral Symposium, February 21--25, 2011, Ralf Reussner, Alexander Pretschner, and Stefan Jähnichen, editors, February 2011, volume 184 of Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), pages 279--284. GI, Bonn, Germany. February 2011. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[18] 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  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] 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  ]
[15] Nikolaus Huber, Steffen Becker, Christoph Rathfelder, Jochen Schweflinghaus, and Ralf Reussner. Performance Modeling in Industry: A Case Study on Storage Virtualization. In ACM/IEEE 32nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2010), Software Engineering in Practice Track, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2--8, 2010, pages 1--10. ACM, New York, NY, USA. May 2010, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 23% (16/71). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[14] 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  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] 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  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[1] 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  ]

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

[2] 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  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev. QPME (Queueing Petri net Modeling Environment) Homepage. Online, http://descartes.ipd.kit.edu/projects/QPME, 2008. [ bib | http  ]

Talks

[2] Jürgen Walter. Automation and Simplification Through Declarative Performance Engineering. Doctoral Colloquium Würzburg, June 14, 2016, June 2016. [ bib | slides  ]
[1] 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  ]

Technical Reports

[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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 ]
[3] 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 ]
[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

[6] André Bauer. Design and Evaluation of a Proactive, Application-Aware Elasticity Mechanism. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, Septembter 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[5] Christoph Müller. Fluid Analysis of Queueing Petri Nets Models using Model-to-Model Transformations. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, April 2016. [ bib | pdf  ]
[4] Simon Eismann. Declarative Automation Framework for QPME based on DQL. Bachelor Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, March 2015. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[3] Jürgen Walter. Parallel Simulation of Queueing Petri Net Models. Master thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, October 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[2] Piotr Rygielski. Software implementation of the simulation environment of the system for multistage parallel processing of teletraffic in the node of the packet-switched network for traffic control algorithms performance analysis purposes. Master's thesis, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw, Poland, July 2009. The work is written in Polish language. [ bib | abstract  ]
[1] 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  ]