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Peer-Reviewed Journal and Magazine Articles

[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[1] 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  ]

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

[43] 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. Acceptance Rate: 26/84 = 31%. [ bib | abstract  ]
[42] 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  ]
[41] Gunnar Brataas, Nikolas Herbst, Simon Ivansek, and Jure Polutnik. Scalability Analysis of Cloud Software Services (Workshop Paper). In Companion Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2017), Self Organizing Self Managing Clouds Workshop (SOSeMC 2017), Columbus, Ohio, July 17, 2017. IEEE. July 2017. [ bib | pdf  ]
[40] 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  ]
[39] Alexey Ilyushkin, Ahmed Ali-Eldin, Nikolas Herbst, Alessandro V. Papadopoulos, Bogdan Ghit, Dick Epema, and Alexandru Iosup. An Experimental Performance Evaluation of Autoscaling Policies for Complex Workflows. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017), l'Aquila, Italy, April 22--26, 2017. ACM, New York, NY, USA. April 2017, Best Paper Candidate (1/4). [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[38] 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 | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[37] 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  ]
[36] 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  ]
[35] 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  ]
[34] 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  ]
[33] 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, To Appear. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[32] 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  ]
[31] 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  ]
[30] 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  ]
[29] 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  ]
[28] 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  ]
[27] 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  ]
[26] 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  ]
[25] Jóakim von Kistowski, Jeremy A. Arnold, Karl Huppler, Klaus-Dieter Lange, John L. Henning, and Paul Cao. How to Build a Benchmark. 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. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[24] 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  ]
[23] 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  ]
[22] 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  ]
[21] 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  ]
[20] 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  ]
[19] 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  ]
[18] 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  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] 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  ]
[15] 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  ]
[14] 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  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[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] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[1] 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  ]

Other

[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev, and Kai Sachs. Kaffeekunde - SPECjms misst Message-oriented Middleware. iX Magazin, Heft 02/2008, Heise Zeitschriften Verlag, 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  ]

Talks

[4] 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  ]
[3] Norbert Schmitt. Local Approximation of Server Workloads. Talk at SPEC RG Annual Meeting 2017, April 2017. [ bib ]
[2] Jóakim von Kistowski. Common Errors and Assumptions in Energy Measurement and Management. Technical Talk at Symposium on Software Performance (SSP) 2015, November 2015. [ bib | slides  ]
[1] Jóakim von Kistowski. LIMBO - A Load Intensity Modeling Platform. Talk at SPEC RG Annual Meeting 2014, March 2014. [ bib ]

Technical Reports

[9] Jóakim von Kistowski, Klaus-Dieter Lange, Jeremy A. Arnold, Hansfried Block, Greg Darnell, John Beckett, and Mike Tricker. The SERT Metric and the Impact of Server Configuration. Technical report, Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), 7001 Heritage Village Plaza, Suite 225, Gainesville, VA 20155, USA, March 2017. [ bib | abstract  | http  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] Michael Kuperberg, Nikolas Roman Herbst, Jóakim Gunnarsson von Kistowski, and Ralf Reussner. Defining and Quantifying Elasticity of Resources in Cloud Computing and Scalable Platforms. Technical report, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 2011. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[4] Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Message Types and Interfaces Between Components in SPECjms. Technical Report DVS06-3, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, February 2006. [ bib ]
[3] Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Workload Scenario for SPECjms - Supermarket Supply Chain. Technical Report DVS06-2, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, January 2006. [ bib | abstract  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev. Messaging Architecture and Asynchronous Interactions in SPECjAppServer. Technical Report TUD03-1, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, September 2003. [ bib ]
[1] 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  ]

Theses

[9] Aleksandar Milenkoski. Evaluation of Intrusion Detection Systems in Virtualized Environments. PhD thesis, University of Würzburg, Germany, November 2016. [ bib | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[8] Norbert Schmitt. Local Approximation of NFV Workloads. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, October 2016. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] Marco Schreck. Benchmarking Energy Efficiency of Servers in Virtualized Environments. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, December 2015. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[5] Andreas Gehring. Metriken zur Bestimmung der Energieeffizienz von Servern. Bachelor Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, October 2014. [ bib ]
[4] Andreas Weber. Resource Elasticity Benchmarking in Cloud Environments. Master Thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, August 2014. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[3] Jóakim von Kistowski. Defining and Measuring Workloads for Elasticity Benchmarking. Bachelor Thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 2011. [ bib ]
[2] Nikolas Roman Herbst. Quantifying the Impact of Configuration Space for Elasticity Benchmarking. Study Thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 2011. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[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  ]