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DCperf 2013 : CFP: ICDCS'13 Workshop on Data Center Performance (DCPerf13) (due on Jan 21th)


Conference Series : Data Center Performance
When Jul 8, 2013 - Jul 11, 2013
Where Philadelphia, USA
Submission Deadline Feb 4, 2013
Notification Due Mar 4, 2013
Final Version Due Mar 25, 2013
Categories    performance   data center

Call For Papers


Call for Papers - Extended Submission Due Date: February 4 2013

The 3nd IEEE International Workshop on Data Center Performance (DCPerf'13)
Philadelphia, USA, July 8-11, 2013

in conjunction with

The 33nd International IEEE Conference on Distributed Computing Systems(ICDCS'13)

Data centers have become an integral part of the backbone infrastructure for
information technology. In particular, they provide a cost efficient solution
for provisioning a wide range of computing resources in diverse environments
such as business, scientific, and mobile. Due to the rapid growth of user-defined
and user-generated programs, applications and content, the complexity of d
eploying and operating data centers continues to increase. Considering the high
volume of mixed workloads, the diversity of services offered, and the increasing
mobility of users across geographically distributed areas, the performance
optimization of data centers has become ever more necessary and challenging,
especially in view of criteria such as scalability, reliability, manageability,
power efficiency, area density, and operating costs. As a result, adaptive and
autonomic optimization strategies are essential in managing the multi-dimensional
complexity of data center performance.
The goal of this workshop is to promote a community-wide discussion to find and
identify suitable strategies to enable effective and scalable data center performance
optimizations. We are looking for papers that present new techniques, introduce new
methodologies, propose new research directions, or discuss strategies for resolving
open performance problems of data centers.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to)
- System Performance
Hardware & Software Architecture
Resource management & middleware
Evaluation/modeling methodologies
Empirical studies
- Communications Performance
Intra/Inter DC communication
Open-flow based networks
DC Network architecture & protocols
- Storage and I/O Performance
Storage architecture
I/O scalability and performance
- DC power and thermal issues
Power and Thermal modeling
Power constrained performance
- Security and Robustness
Performance of Security solutions
Intrusion & misconfiguration monitoring
Variability and Reliability modeling
- Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Hypervisors & HW virtualization support
Virtualized networking and storage
Outsourcing issues
Cloud scalability and management
- Performance of DC Applications
Cloud computing
Content distribution
Hadoop applications
Real-time analytics

Important dates
Paper Registration and Submission:(Extended) February 4th, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: March 04, 2013
Final Manuscript Due: March 25, 2013

Submission Guideline
Manuscripts must be limited to 6 pages plus up to 1 over-length pages in
IEEE 8.5x11 format. Accepted papers will be published in the combined ICDCS 2013
Workshop proceedings and will be available through IEEE Xplore. Manuscripts should
be submitted via

Organizing Committee
General Chair
Neeli R. Prasad, Aalborg University, Denmark

TPC Chair
Krishna Kant, George Mason University, VA, USA
Lydia Y. Chen, IBM Zurich Research Lab, Switzerland

Steering Committee
Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; Alok Choudhary, Northwerstern University, USA;
Peter Muller, IBM Research Zurich Lab, Switzerland; Martin Schmatz, IBM Research Zurich Lab, Switzerland;
Anand Sivasubramaniam, Penn State University, USA; Larry Xue, Arizona State University, USA

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