The 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing
November 5-8, 2012
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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  • "Do More Replicas of Object Data Improve the Performance of Cloud Data Centers?", Zeng Zeng and Bharadwaj Veeravalli.
  • "Optimizing Long-Lived CloudNets with Migrations", Gregor Schaffrath, Stefan Schmid and Anja Feldmann.
  • "Financial Option Market Model for Federated Cloud Environments", Adel Nadjaran Toosi, Ruppa Thulasiram and Rajkumar Buyya.
  • "Database Size Estimation by Query Performance - A Complexity Aspect", Ye Zhou and Chi-Hung Chi.
  • "Cells: a Self-hosting Virtual Infrastructure Service", Alistair Coles, Eric Deliot, Aled Edwards, Anna Fischer, Patrick Goldsack, Julio Guijarro, Rycharde Hawkes, Johannes Kirschnick, Steve Loughran, Paul Murray and Lawrence Wilcock.
  • "Using Layered Bottlenecks for Virtual Machine Provisioning in the Clouds", Yasir Shoaib and Olivia Das.
  • "MAPCloud: Mobile Applications on an Elastic and Scalable 2-Tier Cloud Architecture", Reza Rahimi, Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Sharad Mehrotra and Athanasios Vasilakos.
  • "CacheRAID: An Effencient Adaptive Write Cache Policy to Conserve RAID Disk Array Energy", Tseng-Yi Chen, Tsung-Tai Yeh, Hsin-Wen Wei, Yu-Hsun Fang, Wei-Kuan Shih and Tsan-Sheng Hsu.
  • "Cloud Deployment Model Selection Assessment for SMEs: Renting or Buying a Cloud", Jacky Keung and Fanny Kwok.
  • "CloudBay: Enabling an Online Resource Market Place for Open Clouds", Han Zhao, Ze Yu, Shivam Tiwari, Xing Mao, Kyungyong Lee, David Wolinsky, Xiaolin Andy Li and Renato Figueiredo.
  • "Algebraic Specifications of Computing as a Service with Applications to Cost Analysis", Kenneth Johnson and John Tucker.
  • "A Session-Based Adaptive Admission Control Approach for Virtualized Application Servers", Adnan Ashraf, Benjamin Byholm and Ivan Porres.
  • "Elastic Scalable Cloud Computing Using Application-Level Migration", Shigeru Imai, Thomas Chestna and Carlos A. Varela.
  • "Towards Elastic Multi-Tenant Database Replication with Quality of Service", Flávio R. C. Sousa and Javam Machado.
  • "On the Performance of Virtualized Infrastructures for Processing Realtime Streaming Data", Kathleen Ericson and Shrideep Pallickara.
  • "Metadata Traces and Workload Models for Evaluating Big Storage Systems", Cristina Abad, Huong Luu, Nathan Roberts, Kihwal Lee, Yi Lu and Roy Campbell.
  • "A Inter-cloud outsourcing model to scale performance, availability and security", Emiliano Casalicchio and Luca Silvestri.
  • "A Hybrid Scheduling Algorithm for Data Intensive Workloads in a MapReduce Environment", Phuong Nguyen, Tyler Simon, Milton Halem, David Chapman and Quang Le.
  • "Expressive Query Support for Multidimensional Data in Distributed Hash Tables", Matthew Malensek, Sangmi Lee Pallickara and Shrideep Pallickara.
  • "Performance Modeling to Support Multi-Tier Application Deployment to Infrastructure-as-a-Service Clouds", Wes Lloyd, Shrideep Pallickara, Olaf David, Jim Lyon, Mazdak Arabi and Ken Rojas.
  • "e-Clouds: A SaaS Marketplace for Scientific Computing", Mario Villamizar, Harold Catro and David Mendez.

  • Short Papers

  • "A semantic framework to support cloud markets in interoperable scenarios", Giuseppe Di Modica, Giuseppe Petralia and Orazio Tomarchio.
  • "Tackling Insider Threat in Cloud Relational Databases", Qussai Yaseen and Brajendra Panda.
  • "The Price of Specificity in the Age of Network Virtualization", Arne Ludwig, Stefan Schmid and Anja Feldmann.
  • "A Pluggable Autoscaling Service for Open Cloud PaaS Systems", Chris Bunch, Vaibhav Arora, Navraj Chohan, Chandra Krintz, Shashank Hegde and Ankit Srivastava.
  • "BlueShield: A Layer 2 Appliance for Enhanced Isolation and Security Hardening among Multi-tenant Cloud Workloads", Saurabh Barjatiya and Prasad Saripalli.
  • "Adapting MPI to MapReduce PaaS Clouds: An Experiment in Cross-Paradigm Execution", Jaroslaw Slawinski and Vaidy Sunderam.
  • "Stochastic Tail-Phase Optimization for Bag-of-Tasks Execution in Clouds", Ana-Maria Oprescu, Thilo Kielmann and Haralambie Leahu.
  • "Biometric Evaluation on the Cloud: A Case Study with HumanID Gait Challenge", Ravi Panchumarthy, Ravi Subramanian and Sudeep Sarkar.
  • "A Coalitional Game-Based Mechanism for Forming Cloud Federations", Lena Mashayekhy and Daniel Grosu.
  • "Experience and Performance of Architecting Education Services in Cloud Computing Paradigm", Mon-Yen Luo.

  • Posters

  • "Autonomous Resource Provision in the Cloud", Noha Elprince.
  • "SABA: A Security-Aware and Budget-Aware Workflow Scheduling Strategy in Clouds", Lingfang Zeng, Bharadwaj Veeravalli and Xiaorong Li.
  • "Understanding Elasticity of Cloud Services Compositions", Thar Baker, Azzelarabe Taleb-Bendiab and Martin Randles.
  • "Realizing Contention-aware Scheduling in the InterGrid", Mohsen Amini Salehi, Adel Nadjaran Toosi and Rajkumar Buyya.
  • "An Efficient Fault-Tolerant Algorithm for Distributed Cloud Services", Jameela Al-Jaroodi and Nader Mohamed.
  • "A Highly-Virtualising Cloud Resource Broker", Josef Spillner, Andrey Brito, Francisco Brasileiro and Alexander Schill.
  • "Privacy Enhanced Pixel-Level Image Processing in the Clouds", Arash Nourian and Muthucumaru Maheswaran.
  • "Resource Pricing Strategy in Wireless Grid using Non-cooperative Bargaining Game", Mahantesh Birje.

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