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Chair of Computer Science II - Software Engineering

Publications

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  • The State of Serverless A...
    The State of Serverless Applications: Collection, Characterization, and Community Consensus Eismann, Simon; Scheuner, Joel; van Eyk, Erwin; Schwinger, Maximilian; Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Abad, Cristina; Iosup, Alexandru; in Transactions on Software Engineering (2022). 48(10) 4152–4166.
  • Serverless Applications:W...
    Serverless Applications:Why, When, and How? Eismann, Simon; Joel, Scheuner; van Eyk, Erwin; Schwinger, Maximilian; Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Abad, Cristina; Iosup, Alexandru; in IEEE Software (2021). 38(1) 32–39.
  • Serverless Computing (Dagstuhl Seminar 21201) Abad, Cristina; Foster, Ian T.; Herbst, Nikolas; Iosup, Alexandru; in Dagstuhl Reports, (C. Abad; I. T. Foster; N. Herbst; A. Iosup, eds.) (2021). 11(4) 34–93.
  • SARDE: A Framework for Co...
    SARDE: A Framework for Continuous and Self-Adaptive Resource Demand Estimation Grohmann, Johannes; Eismann, Simon; Bauer, André; Spinner, Simon; Blum, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (2021). 15(2)
  • A Taxonomy of Techniques for SLO Failure Prediction in Software Systems Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Chalbani, Avi; Arian, Yair; Peretz, Noam; Kounev, Samuel; in Computers (2020). 9(1) 10.
  • Time Series Forecasting for Self-Aware Systems Bauer, André; Züfle, Marwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Zehe, Albin; Hotho, Andreas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the IEEE (2020). 108(7) 1068–1093.
  • Chameleon: A Hybrid, Proa...
    Chameleon: A Hybrid, Proactive Auto-Scaling Mechanism on a Level-Playing Field Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; Spinner, Simon; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Kounev, Samuel; in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (2019). 30(4) 800–813.
  • The SPEC-RG Reference Arc...
    The SPEC-RG Reference Architecture for FaaS: From Microservices and Containers to Serverless Platforms van Eyk, Erwin; Grohmann, Johannes; Eismann, Simon; Bauer, André; Versluis, Laurens; Toader, Lucian; Schmitt, Norbert; Herbst, Nikolas; Abad, Cristina L.; Iosup, Alexandru; in IEEE Internet Computing (2019). 23(6) 7–18.
  • Methodological Principles...
    Methodological Principles for Reproducible Performance Evaluation in Cloud Computing Papadopoulos, Alessandro Vittorio; Versluis, Laurens; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; von Kistowski, Jóakim; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Abad, Cristina; Amaral, J. Nelson; Tuma, Petr; Iosup, Alexandru; in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (2019). 47(8) 1528–1543.
  • Agile Scalability Engineering: The ScrumScale Method Brataas, Gunnar; Hanssen, Geir; Herbst, Nikolas; van Hoorn, André; in IEEE Software (2019). 37(5) 77–85.
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  • An Experimental Performan...
    An Experimental Performance Evaluation of Autoscalers for Complex Workflows Ilyushkin, Alexey; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, André; Papadopoulos, Alessandro V.; Epema, Dick; Iosup, Alexandru; in ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (ToMPECS) (2018). 3(2) 8:1–8:32.
  • Quantifying Cloud Perform...
    Quantifying Cloud Performance and Dependability: Taxonomy, Metric Design, and Emerging Challenges Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, André; Kounev, Samuel; Oikonomou, Giorgos; van Eyk, Erwin; Kousiouris, George; Evangelinou, Athanasia; Krebs, Rouven; Brecht, Tim; Abad, Cristina L.; Iosup, Alexandru; in ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (ToMPECS) (2018). 3(4) 19:1–19:36.
  • Modeling and Extracting L...
    Modeling and Extracting Load Intensity Profiles von Kistowski, Jóakim; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; Groenda, Henning; Stier, Christian; Lehrig, Sebastian; in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS) (2017). 11(4) 23:1–23:28.
Incollection[ to top ]
  • Online Workload Forecasti...
    Online Workload Forecasting Herbst, Nikolas; Amin, Ayman; Andrzejak, Artur; Grunske, Lars; Kounev, Samuel; Mengshoel, Ole J.; Sundararajan, Priya; in Self-Aware Computing Systems, S. Kounev, J. O. Kephart, X. Zhu, A. Milenkoski (eds.) (2017).
  • Metrics and Benchmarks fo...
    Metrics and Benchmarks for Self-Aware Computing Systems Herbst, Nikolas; Becker, Steffen; Kounev, Samuel; Koziolek, Heiko; Maggio, Martina; Milenkoski, Aleksandar; Smirni, Evgenia; in Self-Aware Computing Systems, S. Kounev, J. O. Kephart, A. Milenkoski, X. Zhu (eds.) (2017).
Inproceedings[ to top ]
  • SuanMing: Explainable Pre...
    SuanMing: Explainable Prediction of Performance Degradations in Microservice Applications Grohmann, Johannes; Straesser, Martin; Chalbani, Avi; Eismann, Simon; Arian, Yair; Herbst, Nikolas; Peretz, Noam; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 12th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) (2021).
    Acceptance Rate: 29%
  • Sizeless: Predicting the ...
    Sizeless: Predicting the Optimal Size of Serverless Functions Eismann, Simon; Bui, Long; Grohmann, Johannes; Abad, Cristina; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 22nd International MIDDLEWARE Conference (2021). 248–259.
    Best Student Paper Award, ACM Artifacts Evaluated — Functional
  • Libra: A Benchmark for Ti...
    Libra: A Benchmark for Time Series Forecasting Methods Bauer, André; Züfle, Marwin; Eismann, Simon; Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 12th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) (2021).
  • Predicting the Costs of S...
    Predicting the Costs of Serverless Workflows Eismann, Simon; Grohmann, Johannes; van Eyk, Erwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) (2020). 265–276.
    Acceptance Rate: 23.4% (15/64)
  • Elasticity of Cloud Platforms Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, André; Kounev, Samuel; in Systems Benchmarking: For Scientists and Engineers, S. Kounev, K.-D. Lange, J. von Kistowski (eds.) (2020). 319–340.
  • Telescope: An Automatic F...
    Telescope: An Automatic Feature Extraction and Transformation Approach for Time Series Forecasting on a Level-Playing Field Bauer, André; Züfle, Marwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; Curtef, Valentin; in Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) (2020).
  • Methodological Principles...
    Methodological Principles for Reproducible Performance Evaluation in Cloud Computing Papadopoulos, Alessandro Vittorio; Versluis, Laurens; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; von Kistowski, Jóakim; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Abad, Cristina L.; Amaral, José Nelson; Tuma, Petr; Iosup, Alexandru; in Software Engineering 2020, Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 24.-28. Februar 2020, Innsbruck, Austria, M. Felderer, W. Hasselbring, R. Rabiser, R. Jung (eds.) (2020). (Vol. P-300) 93–94.
  • An Automated Forecasting ...
    An Automated Forecasting Framework based on Method Recommendation for Seasonal Time Series Bauer, André; Züfle, Marwin; Grohmann, Johannes; Schmitt, Norbert; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (2020). 48–55.
  • Chamulteon: Coordinated A...
    Chamulteon: Coordinated Auto-Scaling of Micro-Services Bauer, André; Lesch, Veronika; Versluis, Laurens; Ilyushkin, Alexey; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) (2019).
  • Best Practices for Time S...
    Best Practices for Time Series Forecasting Bauer, André; Züfle, Marwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in 2019 IEEE 4th International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W) (2019).
  • Systematic Search for Opt...
    Systematic Search for Optimal Resource Configurations of Distributed Applications Bauer, André; Eismann, Simon; Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in 2019 IEEE 4th International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W) (2019). 120–125.
  • Autonomic Forecasting Met...
    Autonomic Forecasting Method Selection: Examination and Ways Ahead Züfle, Marwin; Bauer, André; Lesch, Veronika; Krupitzer, Christian; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; Curtef, Valentin; in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC) (2019).
  • Utilizing Clustering to O...
    Utilizing Clustering to Optimize Resource Demand Estimation Approaches Grohmann, Johannes; Eismann, Simon; Bauer, Andre; Zuefle, Marwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in 2019 IEEE 4th International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W) (2019). 134–139.
  • Kaa: Evaluating Elasticit...
    Kaa: Evaluating Elasticity of Cloud-hosted DBMS Seybold, Daniel; Volpert, Simon; Wesner, Stefan; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; Domaschka, Jörg; in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudCom) (2019).
  • TeaStore: A Micro-Service...
    TeaStore: A Micro-Service Reference Application for Cloud Researchers Eismann, Simon; v. Kistowski, Jóakim; Grohmann, Johannes; Bauer, André; Schmitt, Norbert; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of 2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing Companion (UCC Companion) (2018). 11–12.
  • On the Value of Service D...
    On the Value of Service Demand Estimation for Auto-Scaling Bauer, André; Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of 19th International GI/ITG Conference on Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computing Systems (MMB 2018) (2018). (Vol. 10740) 142–156.
  • FOX: Cost-Awareness for A...
    FOX: Cost-Awareness for Autonomic Resource Management in Public Clouds Lesch, Veronika; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 9th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2018) (2018).
    Full Paper Acceptance Ratio: 23,7%
  • Using Machine Learning fo...
    Using Machine Learning for Recommending Service Demand Estimation Approaches Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Spinner, Simon; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2018) (2018). 473–480.
  • Self-Tuning Resource Dema...
    Self-Tuning Resource Demand Estimation Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Spinner, Simon; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2017) (2017). 21–26.
  • Telescope: A Hybrid Forec...
    Telescope: A Hybrid Forecast Method for Univariate Time Series Züfle, Marwin; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; Curtef, Valentin; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the International work-conference on Time Series (ITISE 2017) (2017).
  • Design and Evaluation of ...
    Design and Evaluation of a Proactive, Application-Aware Auto-Scaler Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017) (2017).
  • Scalability Analysis of C...
    Scalability Analysis of Cloud Software Services Brataas, Gunnar; Herbst, Nikolas; Ivansek, Simon; Polutnik, Jure; in Companion Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2017), Self Organizing Self Managing Clouds Workshop (SOSeMC 2017) (2017).
  • An Experimental Performan...
    An Experimental Performance Evaluation of Autoscaling Policies for Complex Workflows Ilyushkin, Alexey; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Herbst, Nikolas; Papadopoulos, Alessandro V.; Ghit, Bogdan; Epema, Dick; Iosup, Alexandru; in Proceedings of the 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017) (2017).
    Best Paper Candidate (1/4)
  • Modeling and Extracting L...
    Modeling and Extracting Load Intensity Profiles von Kistowski, Jóakim; Herbst, Nikolas Roman; Zoller, Daniel; Kounev, Samuel; Hotho, Andreas; in Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS 2015) (2015).
    Acceptance rate: 29%
  • Proactive Memory Scaling ...
    Proactive Memory Scaling of Virtualized Applications Spinner, Simon; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; Zhu, Xiaoyun; Lu, Lei; Uysal, Mustafa; Griffith, Rean; in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD 2015) (2015). 277–284.
    Acceptance Rate: 15%
  • Proactive Memory Scaling of Virtualized Applications Spinner, Simon; Zhu, Xiaoyun; Lu, Lei; Uysal, Mustafa; Griffith, Rean; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in VMware R&D Innovation Offsite (RADIO) (2015).
  • LIMBO: A Tool For Modelin...
    LIMBO: A Tool For Modeling Variable Load Intensities von Kistowski, Jóakim; Herbst, Nikolas Roman; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014) (2014). 225–226.
  • Modeling Variations in Lo...
    Modeling Variations in Load Intensity over Time von Kistowski, Jóakim; Herbst, Nikolas Roman; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Large-Scale Testing (LT 2014), co-located with the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014) (2014). 1–4.
  • Using and Extending LIMBO...
    Using and Extending LIMBO for the Descriptive Modeling of Arrival Behaviors von Kistowski, Jóakim; Herbst, Nikolas Roman; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the Symposium on Software Performance 2014 (2014). 131–140.
    Best Poster Award
  • Optimization Method for R...
    Optimization Method for Request Admission Control to Guarantee Performance Isolation Krebs, Rouven; Schneider, Philipp; Herbst, Nikolas; in Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Service Scalability (HotTopiCS 2014), co-located with the 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2014) (2014).
  • Elasticity in Cloud Compu...
    Elasticity in Cloud Computing: What it is, and What it is Not Herbst, Nikolas Roman; Kounev, Samuel; Reussner, Ralf; in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2013) (2013).
    Acceptance Rate (Short Paper): 36.9%
Misc[ to top ]
  • SPEC Research Group Newsl...
    SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 3 no. 1 Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; (2020, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
  • Methoden und Messverfahre...
    Methoden und Messverfahren für Automatisches Skalieren in Elastischen Cloud Umgebungen Herbst, Nikolas; (2019, June).
  • SPEC Research Group Newsl...
    SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 4 Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; (2019, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
  • How we built a scalable m...
    How we built a scalable micro-service application - The Tea Store Herbst, Nikolas; (2018, July).
  • SPEC Research Group Newsl...
    SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 3 Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, André; (2018, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
  • SPEC Research Group Newsl...
    SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 2 Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Rygielski, Piotr; Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, André; (2017, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
PhD thesis[ to top ]
  • Methods and Benchmarks for Auto-Scaling Mechanisms in Elastic Cloud Environments Herbst, Nikolas; Thesis; University of Würzburg, Germany. (2018, July).
    Distinction, SPEC Kaivalya Dixit Distinguished Dissertation Award 2018
Proceedings[ to top ]
  • ICPE ’22: ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Bejing, China, April 9 - 13, 2022 Feng, Dan; Becker, Steffen; Herbst, Nikolas; Leitner, Philipp; (D. Feng; S. Becker; N. Herbst; P. Leitner, eds.) (2022). ACM.
  • ICPE ’22: ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, Bejing, China, April 9 - 13, 2022, Companion Volume Feng, Dan; Becker, Steffen; Herbst, Nikolas; Leitner, Philipp; (D. Feng; S. Becker; N. Herbst; P. Leitner, eds.) (2022). ACM.
Techreport[ to top ]
  • A Review of Serverless Us...
    A Review of Serverless Use Cases and their Characteristics Eismann, Simon; Scheuner, Joel; van Eyk, Erwin; Schwinger, Maximilian; Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Abad, Cristina; Iosup, Alexandru; (2020).
  • Methodological Principles for Reproducible Performance Evaluation in Cloud Computing - A SPEC Research Technical Report Papadopoulos, Alessandro Vittorio; Versluis, Laurens; Bauer, André; Herbst, Nikolas; von Kistowski, Jóakim; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Abad, Cristina; Amaral, J. Nelson; Tuma, Petr; Iosup, Alexandru; (2019).
  • Ready for Rain? A View from SPEC Research on the Future of Cloud Metrics Herbst, Nikolas; Krebs, Rouven; Oikonomou, Giorgos; Kousiouris, George; Evangelinou, Athanasia; Iosup, Alexandru; Kounev, Samuel; (2016).
  • Performance-oriented DevOps: A Research Agenda Brunnert, Andreas; van Hoorn, Andre; Willnecker, Felix; Danciu, Alexandru; Hasselbring, Wilhelm; Heger, Christoph; Herbst, Nikolas; Jamshidi, Pooyan; Jung, Reiner; von Kistowski, Joakim; Koziolek, Anne; Kross, Johannes; Spinner, Simon; Vögele, Christian; Walter, Jürgen; Wert, Alexander; (2015).