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MICAS 2014 : 3rd Workshop on the Management of resources and services in Cloud and Sky computing


When Sep 22, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014
Where Timisoara
Submission Deadline Jul 11, 2014
Notification Due Jul 31, 2014
Final Version Due Sep 8, 2014
Categories    cloud computing   distributed systems

Call For Papers




3rd Workshop on the management of resources and services in Cloud and Sky computing

September 22-23, 2014, Timisoara, Romania
in conjunction with SYNASC 2014

* Paper submissions (extended): 11 July 2014
* Notifications (extended): 31 July 2014
* Registrations: 1 Sept 2014
* Revised papers: 8 Sept 2014
* Event: 22-23 Sept 2014
* Publication in the proceedings of SYNASC 2014: Jan 2015
* Extended version of selected papers for Scalable Computing (SCPE): Feb 2015
* Notifications: March 2015
* Publication of selected papers in SCPE: April 2015

The event intends to be an open forum for discussions about the state-of-the-art,
the recent achievements and the future in breaking
the barriers of Cloud adoption on large scale,
barriers that are related to vendor lock-in,
lack of common interfaces and standards and so on,
shortly the ones hindering the vision of InterCloud or Sky computing.

Original contributions are invited to be reported to the event.

The suggested topics are the followings (but not restricted to):

* self-management in Clouds and federation of Clouds
* applications using multiple Clouds
* interoperability between Clouds
* portability of Cloud based applications
* run-time selection of Cloud services
* reliability of Cloud services
* auto-scaling techniques
* scheduling over heterogeneous Clouds
* dynamic load balancing between multiple Clouds
* architectures for automatic management of applications based on multiple Clouds
* model-driven architectures for multiple Cloud usage scenarios
* open-source support for Cloud computing
* tools, frameworks and processes to enable the transition from the traditional IT delivery model to the

(multi)cloud delivery model
* Cloud provider selection mechanisms to achieve performance and other non-functional requirements
* security-as-a-service
* SLA management for Clouds
* Experiences to move an application to the cloud
* SME-related aspects of cloud computing

Special session:
A Multi-Cloud tutorial will be organized for half a day.
Details will be announced in June.

Programme Chair:

Dana Petcu, West University and Institute e-Austria Timisoara, Romania

Programme Committee:

Danilo Ardagna, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ivona Brandic, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Giuliano Casale, Imperial College London, UK
Francesco D’Andria, ATOS, Spain
Elisabetta Di Nitto, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Erik Elmroth, Umea University, Sweden
Maria Fazio, University of Messina, Italy
Teodor-Florin Fortis, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Horacio Gonzalez-Velez, National College of Ireland, Ireland
George Kousiouris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Harald Kühn, BOC, Austria
Brian Lee, Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland
Dan Marinescu, University of Central Florida, USA
Peter Matthews, CA Technologies, UK
Andreas Menychtas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
John Morrison, University College Cork, Ireland
Victor Muntes-Mulero, CA Technologies, Spain
Juan Manuel Murillo Rodriguez, University of Extremadura, Spain
Bogdan Nicolae, IBM Research, Ireland
Aida Omerovic, SINTEF ICT and University of Oslo, Norway
Leire Orue-Echevarria, Tecnalia Research and Innovation, Spain
Massimiliano Rak, Second University of Naples, Italy
Arnor Solberg, SINTEF ICT, Norway
Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

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