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Peer-Reviewed Journal and Magazine Articles

[21] 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  ]
[20] 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  ]
[19] Christoph Müller, Piotr Rygielski, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Enabling Fluid Analysis for Queueing Petri Nets via Model Transformation. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, 327:71--91, 2016, Elsevier. The 8th International Workshop on Practical Application of Stochastic Modeling, PASM 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | DOI  | http  ]
[18] 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  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] Fabian Brosig, Philipp Meier, Steffen Becker, Anne Koziolek, Heiko Koziolek, and Samuel Kounev. Quantitative Evaluation of Model-Driven Performance Analysis and Simulation of Component-based Architectures. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), 41(2):157--175, February 2015, IEEE. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  | http  ]
[15] 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  ]
[14] 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  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] 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  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] Samuel Kounev, and Christofer Dutz. QPME - A Performance Modeling Tool Based on Queueing Petri Nets. ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review (PER), Special Issue on Tools for Computer Performance Modeling and Reliability Analysis, 36:46--51, 3 2009, ACM. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. SimQPN - a tool and methodology for analyzing queueing Petri net models by means of simulation. Performance Evaluation, 63(4-5):364--394, 5 2006, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [ bib | pdf  | DOI  ]
[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

[119] 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  ]
[118] 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  ]
[117] 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  ]
[116] 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  ]
[115] 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  ]
[114] 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  ]
[113] 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  ]
[112] 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  ]
[111] 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  ]
[110] Jürgen Walter, Maximilian König, Simon Eismann, and Samuel Kounev. PAVO: A Framework for the Visualization of Performance Analyses Results. In Proceedings of the 2016 Symposium on Software Performance (SSP), Kiel, Germany, November 8-9, 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[109] 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  ]
[108] 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  ]
[107] Piotr Rygielski, Marian Seliuchenko, and Samuel Kounev. Modeling and Prediction of Software-Defined Networks Performance using Queueing Petri Nets. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2016), Prague, Czech Republic, August 2016, pages 66--75. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  | http  ]
[106] 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  ]
[105] 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  ]
[104] 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  ]
[103] 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  ]
[102] 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  ]
[101] Samuel Kounev, Fabian Brosig, Philipp Meier, Steffen Becker, Anne Koziolek, Heiko Koziolek, and Piotr Rygielski. Analysis of the Trade-offs in Different Modeling Approaches for Performance Prediction of Software Systems (Talk Extended Abstract). In Software Engineering 2016 (SE 2016), Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 23.-26. Feb 2016, Vienna, Austria, February 2016, Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), pages 47--48. GI, Vienna, Austria. February 2016. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[100] 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  ]
[99] 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  ]
[98] 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  ]
[97] 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  ]
[96] 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  ]
[95] 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  ]
[94] Jürgen Walter, Simon Spinner, and Samuel Kounev. Parallel Simulation of Queueing Petri Nets. In Proceedings of the Eighth EAI International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2015), Athens, Greece, August 2015. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | slides  ]
[93] 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  ]
[92] 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  ]
[91] 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  ]
[90] 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  ]
[89] 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  ]
[88] 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  ]
[87] 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  ]
[86] 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  ]
[85] 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  ]
[84] 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  ]
[83] 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  ]
[82] 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  ]
[81] 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  ]
[80] 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  ]
[79] 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  ]
[78] 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  ]
[77] 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  ]
[76] 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  ]
[75] 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  ]
[74] 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  ]
[73] 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  ]
[72] 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  ]
[71] 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  ]
[70] 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  ]
[69] 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  ]
[68] 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  ]
[67] 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  ]
[66] 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  ]
[65] 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  ]
[64] 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  ]
[63] 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  ]
[62] 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  ]
[61] 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  ]
[60] 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  ]
[59] 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  ]
[58] 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  ]
[57] 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  ]
[56] 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  ]
[55] 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  ]
[54] Simon Spinner, Samuel Kounev, and Philipp Meier. Stochastic Modeling and Analysis using QPME: Queueing Petri Net Modeling Environment v2.0. In Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Application and Theory of Petri Nets and Concurrency (Petri Nets 2012), Serge Haddad, and Lucia Pomello, editors, Hamburg, Germany, June 27--29, 2012, volume 7347 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), pages 388--397. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg. June 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]
[53] 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  ]
[52] 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  ]
[51] 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  ]
[50] 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  ]
[49] Samuel Kounev, Simon Spinner, and Philipp Meier. Introduction to queueing petri nets: Modeling formalism, tool support and case studies (tutorial paper). In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2012), Boston, USA, 22-25 April 2012, 4 2012, pages 9--18. ACM, New York, NY, USA. 4 2012. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[48] 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  ]
[47] 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  ]
[46] 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  ]
[45] 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  ]
[44] 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  ]
[43] 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  ]
[42] 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  ]
[41] 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  ]
[40] 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  ]
[39] 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  ]
[38] 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  ]
[37] 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  ]
[36] 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  ]
[35] 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  ]
[34] 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  ]
[33] Fabian Brosig. Online performance prediction with architecture-level performance models. In Software Engineering (Workshops) - Doctoral Symposium, February 21--25, 2011, Ralf Reussner, Alexander Pretschner, and Stefan Jähnichen, editors, February 2011, volume 184 of Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), pages 279--284. GI, Bonn, Germany. February 2011. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[32] Philipp Meier, Samuel Kounev, and Heiko Koziolek. Automated transformation of component-based software architecture models to queueing petri nets. In 19th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2011), Singapore, July 25--27, 2011. [ bib | pdf  ]
[31] 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  ]
[30] 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  ]
[29] 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  ]
[28] 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  ]
[27] 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  ]
[26] 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  ]
[25] 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  ]
[24] 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  ]
[23] 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  ]
[22] 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  ]
[21] Samuel Kounev, Simon Spinner, and Philipp Meier. QPME 2.0 - A Tool for Stochastic Modeling and Analysis Using Queueing Petri Nets. In From Active Data Management to Event-Based Systems and More, Kai Sachs, Ilia Petrov, and Pablo Guerrero, editors, volume 6462 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 293--311. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010. [ bib | DOI  ]
[20] 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  ]
[19] 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  ]
[18] 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  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] 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  ]
[15] 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  ]
[14] 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  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] 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  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] Samuel Kounev, Christofer Dutz, and Alejandro Buchmann. QPME - Queueing Petri Net Modeling Environment. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST 2006), Riverside, California, USA, September 11-14, 2006, 9 2006, pages 115--116. IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA. 9 2006. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | DOI  ]
[6] Samuel Kounev. Case Studies of Queueing Networks --- J2EE Applications. In Queueing Networks and Markov Chains, edited by Gunter Bolch, Stefan Greiner, Hermann de Meer and Kishor Shridharbhai Trivedi, pages 733--745. Wiley-Interscience, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2nd edition, April 2006. [ bib | http  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] 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  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev, and Alejandro Buchmann. Improving Data Access of J2EE Applications by Exploiting Asynchronous Messaging and Caching Services. In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2002), Hong Kong, China, August 20--23, 2002, 2002, pages 574--585. VLDB Endowment, Morgan Kaufmann. 2002, Acceptance Rate (Full Paper): 14% Best-Paper-Award Nomination. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  | http  ]

Manuals

[2] Samuel Kounev, Simon Spinner, and Jürgen Walter. QPME 2.0 User's Guide. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, 5 2011. [ bib | pdf  ]
[1] Samuel Kounev, and Christofer Dutz. QPME 1.0 User's Guide. Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, January 2007. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]

Other

[9] Samuel Kounev. The Descartes Modeling Language for Self-Aware Performance and Resource Management, April 2016. IEEE Software Blog. [ bib | http  ]
[8] 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  ]
[7] 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  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] 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  ]
[3] Samuel Kounev, and Kai Sachs. Kaffeekunde - SPECjms misst Message-oriented Middleware. iX Magazin, Heft 02/2008, Heise Zeitschriften Verlag, 2008. [ bib | http  ]
[2] Samuel Kounev. QPME (Queueing Petri net Modeling Environment) Homepage. Online, http://descartes.ipd.kit.edu/projects/QPME, 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] Jürgen Walter. Automation and Simplification Through Declarative Performance Engineering. Doctoral Colloquium Würzburg, June 14, 2016, June 2016. [ bib | slides  ]
[1] Jóakim von Kistowski. LIMBO - A Load Intensity Modeling Platform. Talk at SPEC RG Annual Meeting 2014, March 2014. [ bib ]

Technical Reports

[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] 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  ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] 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 ]
[7] 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 ]
[6] Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Message Types and Interfaces Between Components in SPECjms. Technical Report DVS06-3, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, February 2006. [ bib ]
[5] Kai Sachs, and Samuel Kounev. Workload Scenario for SPECjms - Supermarket Supply Chain. Technical Report DVS06-2, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, January 2006. [ bib | abstract  ]
[4] Samuel Kounev. Messaging Architecture and Asynchronous Interactions in SPECjAppServer. Technical Report TUD03-1, SPEC OSG Java Subcommittee, September 2003. [ bib ]
[3] 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  ]
[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

[18] Maximilian Deffner. Runtime Prediction of Power Consumption for Server Reconfigurations. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, May 2017. [ bib | pdf  | slides  ]
[17] 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  ]
[16] Joachim Agne. Messung und Analyse des Stromverbrauchs von Speicherzugriffsmustern. BachelorThesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, November 2016. [ bib ]
[15] Tobias Oestreicher. Modeling Server Energy Consumption using Machine Learning. Master Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, October 2016. [ bib | pdf  ]
[14] Katharina Dietz. Transformation of Descartes Modeling Language to Queueing Networks. Bachelor Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, September 2016. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[13] 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  ]
[12] 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  ]
[11] Andreas Gehring. Metriken zur Bestimmung der Energieeffizienz von Servern. Bachelor Thesis, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, Informatikgebäude, 97074 Würzburg, Germany, October 2014. [ bib ]
[10] 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  ]
[9] 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  ]
[8] Fabian Brosig. Architecture-Level Software Performance Models for Online Performance Prediction. PhD thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany, July 2014. [ bib | pdf  | http  ]
[7] Jürgen Walter. Parallel Simulation of Queueing Petri Net Models. Master thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Am Fasanengarten 5, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany, October 2013. [ bib | abstract  | pdf  ]
[6] 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  ]
[5] 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  ]
[4] Piotr Rygielski. Software implementation of the simulation environment of the system for multistage parallel processing of teletraffic in the node of the packet-switched network for traffic control algorithms performance analysis purposes. Master's thesis, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw, Poland, July 2009. The work is written in Polish language. [ bib | abstract  ]
[3] 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  ]
[2] Nikolaus Huber. Performance Modeling of Storage Virtualization. Master's thesis, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2009. GFFT Prize. [ bib | 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  ]