Sunday, 2019-05-19


June 16, 2019, Umea, Sweden

Umeå University Campus, Room N420

Google Maps Link: TBA

Co-located events:


08:30 Registration opens

09:00-10:30 Session 1 - Cloud Performance and Resource Management 1

  • Workshop Opening and Welcome by Workshop Chairs (10m)
  • Keynote Johan Tordsson (Umea University and Elastisys)
    Self-Optimization in the Cloud (50m)
  • Vincent van Beek, Giorgos Oikonomou and Alexandru Iosup [full paper]
    CPU contention predictor for Business-Critical Workloads in Cloud Datacenters (30m)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break    

11:00-12:30 Session 2 - Cloud Performance and Resource Management 2

  • Fabio López-Pires, Benjamin Baran, Carolina Pereira, Marcelo Velazquez and Osvaldo Gonzalez [full paper]
    Evaluation of Two-Phase Virtual Machine Placement Algorithms for Green Cloud Datacenters (30m)
  • Alexander Ditter, Michael Tielemann and Dietmar Fey [short paper]
    Bridging the Gap between High-Performance, Cloud and Service-Oriented Computing (30m)
  • André Bauer [talk]
    Chameleon: A Hybrid, Proactive Auto-Scaling Mechanism on a Level-Playing Field (30m)

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Session 3 - Edge and Serverless Computing 1

  • Klervie Toczé, Norbert Schmitt, Ivona Brandic, Atakan Aral and Simin, Nadjm-Tehrani [short paper]
    Towards Edge Benchmarking: A Methodology for Characterizing Edge Workloads (30m)
  • Joel Reijonen and Miika Komu (Ericsson) [invited industry talk]
    Edge-Native Machine Learning (30m)
  • Joel Scheuner and Philipp Leitner [short paper]
    Transpiling Applications into Optimized Serverless Orchestrations (30m)

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 Session 4 - Serverless cont. and SPEC Research Cloud    

  • Cristina Abad [talk]
    Beyond Load Balancing: Package-Aware Scheduling for Serverless Platforms (30m)
  • Introduction of SPEC Research Cloud Working Group by Alexandru Iosup & Nikolas Herbst (15m)
    • Current activities
    • Collaboration opportunities
    • How to become a member

lightning talks: (10-15m each)

  • Johannes Grohmann:
    The SPEC-RG Reference Architecture for FaaS: From Microservices and Containers to Serverless Platforms
  • Alessandro V. Papadopoulos:
    Methodological Principles for Reproducible Performance Evaluation in Cloud Computing

Open Discussion and Workshop Closing


FAS* Welcome Reception in the evening at 20:00