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IEEE 4th International Workshop on Cloud Computing Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability
(Intercloud 2015)

Advances in processing, communication and systems/middleware technologies have led us to new paradigms and platforms for computing – in the form of Cloud Computing That in its own turn creates a basis for the Big Data and Data intensive technologies. Cloud Computing from Cloud Service Providers is a burgeoning market with a wide variety to choose from, including some of the most notable names in Internet and IT today. Cloud Computing is the go-to platform now for datacenter architecture, scalable application hosting, new application development, and mobile app platform. While cloud Computing enjoys a certain amount of application – or application architecture – portability, there are not really any interoperability standards or common practices in place. Security, SLA, and other concerns are still active areas of interest. Also, while Cloud Computing is different from Grid Computing, there is some Federation and Interoperability in the Grid community, are these appropriate to the Cloud Computing space. It is widely believed that the whole space of Clouds, Grids, and the Intercloud will federate and eventually converge. Looking even further backwards, there are lessons to be learned from the early Internet work as well as Mobile Telephony. Looking forwards, Cloud Federation Management as well as SDN are both key to making this happen. This workshop aims at providing a forum to bring together researchers for sharing and exchanging Cloud computing related research, technologies, experience, and lessons for building Clouds with Intercloud, Multicloud, Federation, and Interoperability capabilities, standards, services, and management techniques.

Topics
Topics of interest include:

  • Theory, frameworks, methodologies, architecture for Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability
  • Cloud Federation and Interoperability Protocols
  • Cloud Federation Management
  • Trust, Security, Identity for Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability
  • Virtual Private Cloud, IP-SEC, MPLS techniques for Domain Management
  • Grid Federation and Interoperability Protocols, Lessons Learned, As Applied to Clouds
  • Experimental Results of Distributed/Multiple Datacenter Cloud Coordination and Interoperability
  • Theory or Experimental Results of SDN used for Federations, and Interoperability
  • Semantic Web Services Definitions for Clouds Resources and Management
  • Using Big Data techniques to solve Federation Constraint based Resource Matching
  • Mobile Roaming applications for for Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability
  • Cloud and Grid Federation governance and regulatory issues
  • Traffic and load balancing across Federated and Interoperable Clouds
  • QoS/SLA in Federated and Interoperable Clouds
  • PaaS for Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability
  • Interoperable cloud based infrastructures for Big Data applications
  • Management operations, discovery, configuration, provisioning
  • Geo-balancing for Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability
  • Compliance, Reference Definitions and Semantics, for Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability
  • Testbeds for Interclouds, Multiclouds, Federations, and Interoperability

 

Important Dates
Papers due: 21 December 2014 AOE (Deadline Extended)
Notification of Acceptance: 26 January 2015
Camera ready paper due: 1 February 2015

Paper Submission

 


 

IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
Special Issue on Many-Task Computing in the Cloud

The Special Issue on Many-Task Computing (MTC) in the Cloud will provide the scientific community a dedicated forum, within the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing journal, for presenting new research, development, and deployment efforts of loosely coupled large scale applications on Cloud Computing infrastructure. MTC, the theme of this special issue, encompasses loosely coupled applications, which are generally composed of many tasks to achieve some larger application goal. This special issue will cover challenges that can hamper efficiency and utilization in running applications on large-scale systems, such as local resource manager scalability and granularity, efficient utilization of raw hardware, parallel file-system contention and scalability, data management, I/O management, reliability at scale, and application scalability. We welcome paper submissions in theoretical, simulations, and systems topics with special consideration to papers addressing the intersection of petascale/exascale challenges with large-scale cloud computing. We seek submission of papers that present new, original and innovative ideas for the "first" time in TCC (Transactions on Cloud Computing). That means, submission of "extended versions" of already published works (e.g., conference/workshop papers) is not encouraged unless they contain significant number of "new and original" ideas/contributions along with more than 49% brand "new" material. For more information on this special issue, please see http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/events/TCC-MTC15/.

Topics of Interest
We seek submission of papers that present new, original and innovative ideas for the "first" time in TCC (Transactions on Cloud Computing). That means, submission of "extended versions" of already published works (e.g., conference/workshop papers) will only be encouraged if they contain significant number of "new and original" ideas/contributions along with more than 49% brand "new" material. TCC expects submissions to be complete in all respects including author names, affiliation, bios etc. We aim to cover topics related to Many-Task Computing on Clouds.

  • Compute resource management
  • Storage architectures and implementations
  • Programming models and tools
  • Large-scale workflow systems
  • Large-scale many-task applications
  • Performance evaluation

 

Important Dates
Papers Due: 9 February 2015
First round decisions: 18 May 2015
Major Revisions if needed: 18 July 2015
Final decisions: 18 August 2015
Publication Date: Fall 2015 (may vary depending on production queue)

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IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
Special Issue on Mobile Clouds

Mobile cloud computing represents one of the latest developments in cloud computing advancement. In particular, mobile cloud computing extends cloud computing services to the mobile domain by enabling mobile applications to access external computing and storage resources available in the cloud. Not only mobile applications are no longer limited by the computing and data storage limitations within mobile devices, nevertheless adequate offloading of computation intensive processes also has the potential to prolong the battery life.

Topics
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Trends in Mobile cloud applications and Services
  • Architectures for mobile cloud applications and services
  • Mobile cloud computing for rich media applications
  • Service discovery and interest matching in mobile cloud
  • Collaboration in mobile clouds
  • Process offloading for mobile cloud computing
  • Fault tolerance and reliability for Big Data processing on Cloud
  • Mobile device virtualization
  • Mobile networks for cloud computing
  • Mobile cloud monitoring and management
  • Security and privacy in mobile clouds
  • Performance evaluation of mobile cloud computing and networks
  • Scalability of mobile cloud networks
  • Self-organising mobile clouds
  • Mobile vehicular clouds
  • Disaster recovery in mobile clouds
  • Economic, social and environmental impact of mobile clouds
  • Mobile cloud software architecture

 

Important Dates
Paper submission: 1 May 2015
First Round Decisions: 15 August 2015
Major Revisions Due: 15 September 2015
Final Decisions: 15 November 2015
Publication: 2016

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IEEE Transactions on Big Data

The IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD), publishes peer reviewed articles with big data as the main focus. The articles will provide cross disciplinary innovative research ideas and applications results for big data including novel theory, algorithms and applications.

 

Research areas for big data include, but are not restricted to, big data analytics, big data visualization, big data curation and management, big data semantics, big data infrastructure, big data standards, big data performance analyses, intelligence from big data, scientific discovery from big data security, privacy, and legal issues specific to big data. Applications of big data in the fields of endeavor where massive data is generated are of particular interest.

 

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