X Workshop on Clouds and Applications - WCGA

Presentation

The WCGA series of workshops purpose is to act as a forum for technical presentations of relevant ongoing research activities in the areas of infrastructure and virtualized infrastructure, services and applications in different areas, bringing together researchers and professionals actively acting in this areas. The workshop also tries to establish multi-institutional collaborative networks and technical and scientific competence groups, as well as to strengthen ongoing activities.

The workshop has been evolving to theme of Clouds in the editions of 2010 and 2011, always approaching large scale computational environments. In 2012, WCGA will reach its 10th edition, get consolidated as one of the main workshops in the area of computer networks and distributed systems.

Best paper of the workshop should be invited to a journal special issue.

Topics

For this year edition, authors are particularly encouraged tp submit original works in topics related to Clouds and Applications. The topics of interest include (but are not restricted to):

  • Virtualized Infrastructure
  • IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, NaaS
  • Public, Private, Community and Hybrids
  • New Architectures and Models
  • Support to Scalable and Elastic Services
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Management Policies
  • Fault Tolerance
  • QoS Provisioning
  • APIs and Usage Control
  • Deployment, Maintenance and Management of Services and Resources
  • Clouds Composition
  • Resource Management and Scheduling
  • New Programming Models
  • Management of Virtualized Infrastructure
  • Security in the Virtualized Infrastructure
  • Management of DataCenters
  • Accounting Models and Economy
  • Applications and Services in the Virtualized Infrastructure
  • New Applications
  • Scientific Applications
  • Support to Mobile Applications
  • Applications, Communities and Testbeds
  • Case Studies on Clouds
  • Grids

Information to Authors

Paper submission is electronic only. Authors should use the URL https://submissoes.sbc.org.br/home.cgi?c=1502. Papers may be in Portuguese and English, exclusively in PDF or (generic) Postscript. The paper should have no more than 12 pages, including abstract, figures, diagrams, references and appendices. Paper format should follow the SBC format available at: Template SBC.

Papers submitted to WCGA will be peer-reviewed, with accepted papers to be presented and published in the workshop proceedings. At least one of the authors should register for the SBRC and WCGA, and present the paper at the workshop.

Important dates

Paper submission: March 12th 2012
Notification of acceptance: March 27th 2012
Camera ready submission: April 2nd 2012

Organizing Committees

Workshop Chairs

Bruno Schulze – LNCC
Thais Batista – UFRN
Lisandro Granville - UFRGS

Program Committee (Preliminary)

Antônio Tadeu A Gomes – LNCC
Antonio Mury - LNCC
Artur Ziviani - LNCC
Carlos Ferraz - UFPE
Carlos Kamienski - UFABC Cesar De Rose – PUCRS
Claudio Geyer - UFRGS
Cristina Boeres - UFF
Edmundo Madeira – UNICAMP
Esther Pacitti - INRIA & LIRMM
Fabio Costa – UFG
Fabrício da Silva - LNCC
Flavia Delicato - UFRJ
Francisco Brasileiro - UFCG
Hélio Guardia - UFSC
José Neuman de Souza – UFC
Karin Breitman - PUC-Rio
Leonel Souza - TU Lisboa - IST
Luís Veiga - INESC-ID
Luis Carlos De Bona – UFPR
Markus Endler - PUC-Rio
Marta Mattoso - UFRJ
Nabor Mendonca - Unifor
Nelson Fonseca - UNICAMP
Paulo Ferreira - INESC-ID
Paulo Pires - UFRJ
Philippe Navaux – UFRGS
Raphael Camargo - UFABC
Rossana Andrade – UFC
Vinod Rebello – UFF
Wagner Meira - UFMG
Walfredo Cirne - Google & UFCG

Contact

Bruno Schulze
Lab. Nacional de Computação Científica – LNCC
Av. Getúlio Vargas 333, 25651-075 Petrópolis – RJ
schulze[at]lncc[.]br

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