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Peer-Reviewed Journal and Magazine Articles

[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] Michael Hauck, Michael Kuperberg, Nikolaus Huber, and Ralf Reussner. Deriving performance-relevant infrastructure properties through model-based experiments with ginpex. Software & Systems Modeling, pages 1--21, 2013, Springer-Verlag. [ bib | abstract  | DOI  | http  ]
[1] 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  ]

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

[44] 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  ]
[43] 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  ]
[42] 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 | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  ]
[41] 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  ]
[40] 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  ]
[39] 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  ]
[38] 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  ]
[37] 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  ]
[36] Giuliano Casale, Simon Spinner, and Weikun Wang. Automated Parameterization of Performance Models from Measurements (Tutorial Paper). In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2016), Delft, the Netherlands, March 12, 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[35] 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  ]
[34] 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  ]
[33] 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  ]
[32] 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  ]
[31] 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  ]
[30] 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  ]
[29] 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  ]
[28] 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  ]
[27] 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  ]
[26] 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  ]
[25] 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  ]
[24] 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  ]
[23] 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  ]
[22] 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  ]
[21] 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  ]
[20] 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  ]
[19] 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  ]
[18] 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  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] 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  ]
[15] 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  ]
[14] 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  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] Michael Hauck, Michael Kuperberg, Nikolaus Huber, and Ralf Reussner. Ginpex: Deriving Performance-relevant Infrastructure Properties Through Goal-oriented Experiments. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGSOFT International Conference on the Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA 2011), June 20--24, 2011, pages 53--62. ACM, New York, NY, USA. June 2011. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[1] 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  ]

Other

[2] Robert Emmerich. Leistung von IT-Systemen vorhersagen, December 2015. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[1] 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  ]

Talks

[1] Jóakim von Kistowski. LIMBO - A Load Intensity Modeling Platform. Talk at SPEC RG Annual Meeting 2014, March 2014. [ bib ]

Technical Reports

[1] Andreas Brunnert, Andre van Hoorn, Felix Willnecker, Alexandru Danciu, Wilhelm Hasselbring, Christoph Heger, Nikolas Herbst, Pooyan Jamshidi, Reiner Jung, Joakim von Kistowski, Anne Koziolek, Johannes Kroß, , Simon Spinner, Christian Vögele, Jürgen Walter, and Alexander Wert. Performance-oriented DevOps: A research agenda. Technical Report SPEC-RG-2015-01, SPEC Research Group --- DevOps Performance Working Group, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), August 2015. [ bib | abstract  | http  ]

Theses

[6] Tobias Oestreicher. Modeling Server Energy Consumption using Machine Learning. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, October 2016. [ bib | pdf  ]
[5] Jóakim von Kistowski. Modeling Variations in Load Intensity Profiles. Master Thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, March 2014. Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Forschungstransfers (GFFT) Prize "Best Master Thesis". [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[4] Waldemar Schott. Automated model-based system reconfiguration: A case study. Master Thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 2013. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[3] Simon Spinner. Evaluating Approaches to Resource Demand Estimation. Master's thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 7 2011. Best Graduate Award from the Faculty of Informatics. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[2] Fabian Brosig. Automated Extraction of Palladio Component Models from Running Enterprise Java Applications. Master's thesis, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2009. FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis". [ bib | pdf  ]
[1] Nikolaus Huber. Performance Modeling of Storage Virtualization. Master's thesis, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2009. GFFT Prize. [ bib | pdf  ]