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SeaClouds 2014 : First workshop on seamless adaptive multi-cloud management of service-based applications


When Sep 2, 2014 - Sep 2, 2014
Where Manchester, UK
Submission Deadline May 30, 2014
Notification Due Jun 30, 2014
Final Version Due Jul 15, 2014
Categories    cloud computing   multi-cloud deployment   seacloud project

Call For Papers

SeaClouds - First workshop on seamless adaptive multi-cloud management of
service-based applications

Held in conjunction with ESOCC 2014
September 2, 2014
Manchester, UK

Paper submission: May 30th, 2014
Deploying and managing in an efficient and adaptive way complex
service-based applications across multiple heterogeneous clouds is one of
the problems that have emerged with the cloud revolution. The current lack
of universally accepted standards supporting cloud interoperability is
severely affecting the portability of cloud-based applications across
different platforms.

The objective of the workshop is to provide a forum to discuss problems,
solutions and perspectives of the ongoing research activities aimed at
enabling an efficient and adaptive management of service-based
applications across multiple clouds.

The workshop is promoted by the ongoing European research project
EC-FP7-ICT-610531 SeaClouds (, whose
ultimate objective is to enable a seamless adaptive multi-cloud management
of complex applications by supporting the distribution, monitoring and
migration of application modules over multiple heterogeneous clouds.

Topics of interest
A non-exhaustive list of the topics of interest for the workshop is: -
Design of portable multi-cloud applications
- Analysis of multi-cloud application specifications
- Discovery of cloud services
- Adaptive deployment of multi-cloud applications
- Efficient monitoring of multi-cloud applications
- Adaptive reconfiguration of multi-cloud applications
- Controlled migration of application modules across multiple clouds -
Emerging standards supporting multi-cloud application management - Case
studies and best practices in multi-cloud applications

Submission Guidelines
Authors are invited to submit original, previously unpublished research
papers, position papers and papers describing work in progress. Regular
papers must not exceed 12 pages, whereas position papers and papers
describing work in progress must not exceed 8 pages. All contributions
should be written in English in the LNCS format. Contributions can be
submitted in PDF format through the EasyChair conference management tool
(EasyChair submission system, formatting
instructions and templates please see the Information for LNCS authors in
Springer website

The workshop proceedings will be published in the Springer's
Communications in Computer and Information Science series. Moreover,
subject to the number and quality of contributions, a journal special
issue with a selection of the best papers will be organised.

Important Dates
- Submission deadline: May 30th, 2014
- Notification deadline: June 30th, 2014
- Camera-ready due: July 15th, 2014


Program Chairs
- Antonio Brogi, University of Pisa, Italy
- Ernesto Pimentel, University of Malaga, Spain

Program Committee
- Marcos Almeida, Softeam, France
- Jorge Cardoso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
- Martin Chapman, Oracle, Ireland
- Javier Cubo, University of Malaga, Spain
- Tommaso Cucinotta, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, Ireland
- Francesco D’Andria, ATOS, Spain
- Elisabetta Di Nitto, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
- Christoph Fehling, University of Stuttgart, Germany
- Nicolas Ferry, SINTEF, Norway
- Alex Heneveld, Cloudsoft, U.K.
- Simon Moser, IBM, Germany
- Dana Petcu, West University of Timisoara, Romania
- Achim Streit, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
- PengWei Wang, University of Pisa, Italy

Publicity chair
- Michela Fazzolari, University of Pisa, Italy

- Adrian Nieto, University of Malaga, Spain

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