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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] Florian Wamser, Thomas Zinner, Lukas Iffländer, and Phuoc Tran-Gia. Demonstrating the Prospects of Dynamic Application-Aware Networking in a Home Environment. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 44(4):149--150, August 2015, ACM. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[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

[56] 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  ]
[55] Jürgen Walter, Dusan Okanovic, and Samuel Kounev. Mapping of Service Level Objectives to Performance Queries. In Proceedings of the 2017 Workshop on Challenges in Performance Methods for Software Development (WOSP-C'17) co-located with 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017), l'Aquila, Italy, April 2017. ACM. April 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[54] 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  ]
[53] 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  ]
[52] Thomas F. Düllmann, Robert Heinrich, Andre van Hoorn, Teerat Pitakrat, Jürgen Walter, and Felix Willnecker. Caspa: A platform for comparability of architecture-based software performance engineering approaches (Demo Paper). In Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA 2017), 2017. IEEE. 2017. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[51] 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  ]
[50] 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  ]
[49] Jürgen Walter, Simon Eismann, and Adrian Hildebrandt. Automated Transformation of Descartes Modeling Language to Palladio Component Model. In Proceedings of the 2015 Symposium on Software Performance (SSP), Munich, Germany, November 6, 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[48] 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  ]
[47] 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  ]
[46] Florian Wamser, Lukas Iffländer, Thomas Zinner, and Phuoc Tran-Gia. Implementing Application-Aware Resource Allocation on a Home Gateway for the Example of YouTube. In International Conference on Mobile Networks and Management, October 2014, pages 301--312. Springer International Publishing. [ bib | pdf  ]
[45] 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  ]
[44] 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  ]
[43] 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  ]
[42] 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  ]
[41] 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  ]
[40] 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  ]
[39] 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  ]
[38] 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  ]
[37] 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  ]
[36] 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 ]
[35] 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  ]
[34] 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  ]
[33] 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  ]
[32] 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  ]
[31] 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  ]
[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] 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  ]
[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] 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  ]
[20] 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  ]
[19] 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  ]
[18] 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  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] 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  ]
[15] 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  ]
[14] 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  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] 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  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[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  ]

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

Technical Reports

[5] 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  ]
[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

[3] 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  ]
[2] Fabian Gorsler. Online Performance Queries for Architecture-Level Performance Models. Master's thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, July 2013. [ bib | pdf  ]
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