The 5th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing
November 5-8, 2012
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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DAY 1: Monday 5th of November, 2012

DAY 2: Tuesday 6th of November, 2012
Time Session
8:30am - 10:00am Keynote 1: Roy Campbell, Director of Assured Cloud Computing Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Clouds, Missions, Machine Learning and Reliability"
10:00am - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am - noon Session 1: Financial Models / Marketplace I
[Session Chair: Ken Johnson]
"Financial Option Market Model for Federated Cloud Environments", Adel Nadjaran Toosi, Ruppa Thulasiram and Rajkumar Buyya.
"e-Clouds: A SaaS Marketplace for Scientific Computing", Mario Villamizar, Harold Castro and David Mendez.
"Cloud Deployment Model Selection Assessment for SMEs: Renting or Buying a Cloud", Jacky Keung and Fanny Kwok.
noon - 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm - 3:00pm Session 2: Data-Intensive Computing I
[Session Chair: Pavan Balaji]
"Expressive Query Support for Multidimensional Data in Distributed Hash Tables", Matthew Malensek, Sangmi Lee Pallickara and Shrideep Pallickara.
"Do More Replicas of Object Data Improve the Performance of Cloud Data Centers?", Zeng Zeng and Bharadwaj Veeravalli.
"Database Size Estimation by Query Performance - A Complexity Aspect", Ye Zhou and Chi-Hung Chi.
3:00pm - 3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm Session 3: Cloud Architecture I
[Session Chair: Fernando Koch]
"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.
"A Session-Based Adaptive Admission Control Approach for Virtualized Application Servers", Adnan Ashraf, Benjamin Byholm and Ivan Porres.
"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.
6:00pm - 8:00pm Poster Session | Reception
"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.

DAY 3: Wednesday 7th of November, 2012
Time Session
8:30am - 10:00am Keynote 2: Kevin Mill, Senior Research Scientist, Information Technology Laboratory, US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) "Predicting the Unpredictable in Complex Information Systems"
10:00am - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am - noon Session 4: Mobile Computing
[Session Chair: Gul Agha]
"MAPCloud: Mobile Applications on an Elastic and Scalable 2-Tier Cloud Architecture", Reza Rahimi, Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Sharad Mehrotra and Athanasios Vasilakos.
"Elastic Scalable Cloud Computing Using Application-Level Migration", Shigeru Imai, Thomas Chestna and Carlos A. Varela.
"Optimizing Long-Lived CloudNets with Migrations", Gregor Schaffrath, Stefan Schmid and Anja Feldmann.
noon - 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm - 3:00pm Session 5: Cloud Architecture II
[Session Chair: Shrideep Pallickara]
"Using Layered Bottlenecks for Virtual Machine Provisioning in the Clouds", Yasir Shoaib and Olivia Das.
"CacheRAID: An Efficient 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.
"Metadata Traces and Workload Models for Evaluating Big Storage Systems", Cristina Abad, Huong Luu, Nathan Roberts, Kihwal Lee, Yi Lu and Roy Campbell.
3:00pm - 3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm Panel: "The Future of Cloud Computing"
Pavan Balaji, Argonne National Laboratory
Indranil Gupta, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kevin Mills, US National Institute of Standards and Technology
Shrideep Pallickara, Colorado State University
6:00pm - 8:00pm Banquet

DAY 4: Thursday 8th of November, 2012
Time Session
8:30am - 10:00am Keynote 3: Carlos A. Varela, Worldwide Computing Laboratory, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "Elastic Software for Cloud Computing"
10:00am - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am - noon Session 6: Financial Models / Marketplace II
[Session Chair: Stefan Schmid]
"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 Inter-cloud outsourcing model to scale performance, availability and security", Emiliano Casalicchio and Luca Silvestri.
noon - 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm - 3:00pm Session 7: Data-Intensive Computing II
[Session Chair: Shangping Ren]
"A Hybrid Scheduling Algorithm for Data Intensive Workloads in a MapReduce Environment", Phuong Nguyen, Tyler Simon, Milton Halem, David Chapman and Quang Le.
"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.
3:00pm - 3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm [TRACK 1] [TRACK 2]
Session 8: Short Papers I
[Session Chair: Xinghui Zhao]
Session 9: Short Papers II
[Session Chair: Bruno Schulze]
"The Price of Specificity in the Age of Network Virtualization", Arne Ludwig, Stefan Schmid and Anja Feldmann. "A semantic framework to support cloud markets in interoperable scenarios", Giuseppe Di Modica, Giuseppe Petralia and Orazio Tomarchio.
"A Pluggable Autoscaling Service for Open Cloud PaaS Systems", Chris Bunch, Vaibhav Arora, Navraj Chohan, Chandra Krintz, Shashank Hegde and Ankit Srivastava. "Tackling Insider Threat in Cloud Relational Databases", Qussai Yaseen and Brajendra Panda.
"BlueShield: A Layer 2 Appliance for Enhanced Isolation and Security Hardening among Multi-tenant Cloud Workloads", Saurabh Barjatiya and Prasad Saripalli. "Biometric Evaluation on the Cloud: A Case Study with HumanID Gait Challenge", Ravi Panchumarthy, Ravi Subramanian and Sudeep Sarkar.
"Adapting MPI to MapReduce PaaS Clouds: An Experiment in Cross-Paradigm Execution", Jaroslaw Slawinski and Vaidy Sunderam. "A Coalitional Game-Based Mechanism for Forming Cloud Federations", Lena Mashayekhy and Daniel Grosu.
"Stochastic Tail-Phase Optimization for Bag-of-Tasks Execution in Clouds", Ana-Maria Oprescu, Thilo Kielmann and Haralambie Leahu. "Experience and Performance of Architecting Education Services in Cloud Computing Paradigm", Mon-Yen Luo.
5:00pm - 6:00pm Closing
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