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VT 2015 : 2015 International Workshop on Virtualization Technologies (VT'15), in conjunction with Middleware 2015


When Dec 8, 2015 - Dec 11, 2015
Where Vancouver
Submission Deadline Sep 2, 2015
Notification Due Sep 20, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 30, 2015
Categories    virtualization   cloud

Call For Papers


2015 International Workshop on Virtualization Technologies (VT'15)
held in conjunction with Middleware 2015, December 8-11 Vancouver, Canada


Date: December 8-11, 2015
Workshop URL:


Cloud computing has become a very hot topic over the past few years.
One of the main requirements in cloud computing environments is a high
degree of automation for provisioning and dynamic management of IT
resources (compute, storage and network resources) and services.

In order to facilitate the management of such cloud computing environments,
most datacenters rely on virtualization. Clients can request the allocation
of virtual machines with a negociated SLA, and the provider manages virtual
machines in its infrastructure and tries to save resources as much as
possible while enforcing the SLA of its clients.

Therefore, virtualization is a key technology for the management of cloud
computing environments and most cloud services require a combination of
virtualization support and middleware support for its implementation.

The workshop will be one day in length, composed of 20 min paper presentations,
each followed by 10 min discussion sections. Presentations may be accompanied
by interactive demonstrations.


Topics of interest addressed by the VT15 workshop include, but are not limited to:

- Hypervisor and network virtualization
- Computer architecture and virtualization
- Optimization of virtualization
- SLA enforcement in virtualized environments
- Resource management in virtualized environments
- Simulation of virtualized environments
- Fault-tolerance in virtualized environments
- Security in virtualized environments
- Performance isolation in virtualized environments
- Energy management in virtualized environments
- Devop for virtualized environments

Important Dates

September 2, 2015: Full paper submission
September 20, 2015: Acceptance notification
September 30, 2015: Camera-ready due

December 8, 2015 - Workshop Date



Alain Tchana (chair), Intitut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
Daniel Hagimont (co-chair), Intitut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
Noel De Palma(co-chair), University Joseph Fourier, France


Ignacio Silva-Lepe, IBM
Timoty Wood, George Washington University, USA
Hakim Weatherspoon, Cornell University, USA
Jinho Hwang, IBM, USA
Boris Teabe, Intitut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
Flavio Lombardi, Roma Tre University of Rome, Italy
Benjamin Satzger, Microsoft, USA
Yupu Zhang, HP Labs, USA
Soguy Mak Kare Gueye, UJF, France
Mehdi Bahrami, University of California, Merced, USA
João Paulo, HASLab, INESC TEC and U. Minho, Portugal
Vivien Quema, University Joseph Fourier, France
Hassan Takabi, University of North Texas, USA
Shaolei Ren, Florida International University, USA
Xavier Etchevers, Orange, France
Ahmed El Rheddane, UJF, France
Pengcheng Xiong, NEC Laboratories America, Inc., USA
Renauld Lachaize, University Joseph Fourier, France
Michael Sheng, University of Adelaide, Australia


Papers should not exceeds 6 pages in length, including the abstract, all figures,
tables, and references. Submitted papers should follow the standard ACM Style
( Note that submissions
are single-blind: authors' names and their affiliations should appear. Any paper is
peer reviewed. All accepted papers will be published in the Middleware companion
proceedings which will be available in the ACM Digital Library.

Submission Link:


The workshop is one day in length and will be held in conjunction with
Middleware 2015, December 8-11, Vancouver, Canada

For further information please send an email to alain[dot]tchana[at]enseeiht[dot]fr.

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