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Peer-Reviewed Journal and Magazine Articles

[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[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

[71] 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  ]
[70] 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  ]
[69] 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  ]
[68] 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  ]
[67] 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  ]
[66] 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  ]
[65] 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  ]
[64] 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  ]
[63] 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  ]
[62] 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  ]
[61] 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  ]
[60] 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  ]
[59] 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  ]
[58] 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  ]
[57] 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  ]
[56] 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  ]
[55] 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  ]
[54] 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  ]
[53] 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  ]
[52] 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  ]
[51] 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  ]
[50] 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  ]
[49] 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  ]
[48] 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  ]
[47] 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  ]
[46] 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  ]
[45] 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  ]
[44] 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  ]
[43] 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  ]
[42] 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  ]
[41] 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  ]
[40] 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  ]
[39] 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  ]
[38] 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  ]
[37] 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  ]
[36] 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  ]
[35] 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  ]
[34] 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 ]
[33] 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  ]
[32] 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  ]
[31] 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  ]
[30] 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  ]
[29] 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  ]
[28] Daniel Funke, Fabian Brosig, and Michael Faber. Towards Truthful Resource Reservation in Cloud Computing. In Proceedings of the 6th International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (ValueTools 2012), Carg`ese, France, October 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[27] 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  ]
[26] 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  ]
[25] 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  ]
[24] 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  ]
[23] 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  ]
[22] 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  ]
[21] 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  ]
[20] 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  ]
[19] 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  ]
[18] 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  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] 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  ]
[15] 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  ]
[14] 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  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] 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  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] Adam Grzech, Pawel Świątek, and Piotr Rygielski. Dynamic Resources Allocation for Delivery of Personalized Services. In Software Services for e-World, Wojciech Cellary, and Elsa Estevez, editors, volume 341 of IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, pages 17--28. Springer, Boston, November 2010. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] Adam Grzech, Pawel Świątek, and Piotr Rygielski. Improving QoS Guaranties via Adaptive Packet Scheduling. In Proceedings of the 16th Polish Teletraffic Symposium (PTS 2009), LódŹ, Poland, September 24--25, 2009, pages 53--56. Technical University of ŁódŹ. Young Author Best Paper Award. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[1] 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  ]

Other

[2] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Modeling Language for Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management, April 2016. IEEE Software Blog. [ bib | 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

[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

[7] Xiaofen Liu. Assessment of the Influence of I/O-Load Factors on Service Migration Performance. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, December 2016. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[6] Johannes Grohmann. Reliable Resource Demand Estimation. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, October 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] Nikolaus Huber. Autonomic Performance-Aware Resource Management in Dynamic IT Service Infrastructures. PhD thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany, July 2014. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] Nikolas Roman Herbst. Workload Classification and Forecasting. Diploma Thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 2012. Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) Prize "Best Diploma Thesis". [ 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  ]