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Intern
Chair of Computer Science II - Software Engineering

Publications

2021[ to top ]
  • {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.
  • 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 (2021).
  • SARDE: A Framework for Co...
    SARDE: A Framework for Continuous and Self-Adaptive Resource Demand Estimation. Grohmann, Johannes; Eismann, Simon; Bauer, Andr\’{e}; Spinner, Simon; Blum, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (2021). 15(2)
  • 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
  • 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%
  • Libra: A Benchmark for Ti...
    Libra: A Benchmark for Time Series Forecasting Methods. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Z{\"u}fle, Marwin; Eismann, Simon; Grohmann, Johannes; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the 12th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) (2021).
  • 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.
2020[ to top ]
  • 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)}
  • 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.
  • {An Automated Forecasting...
    {An Automated Forecasting Framework based on Method Recommendation for Seasonal Time Series}. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Z{\"u}fle, Marwin; Grohmann, Johannes; Schmitt, Norbert; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (2020). 48–55.
  • Telescope: An Automatic F...
    Telescope: An Automatic Feature Extraction and Transformation Approach for Time Series Forecasting on a Level-Playing Field. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Z{\"u}fle, Marwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; Curtef, Valentin; in Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) (2020).
  • {Methodological Principle...
    {Methodological Principles for Reproducible Performance Evaluation in Cloud Computing}. Papadopoulos, Alessandro Vittorio; Versluis, Laurens; Bauer, Andr{{\’e}}; Herbst, Nikolas; von Kistowski, J{{\’o}}akim; Ali{-}Eldin, Ahmed; Abad, Cristina L.; Amaral, Jos{{\’e}} 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.
  • {Time Series Forecasting for Self-Aware Systems}. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Z{\"u}fle, Marwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Zehe, Albin; Hotho, Andreas; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the IEEE (2020). 108(7) 1068–1093.
  • {SPEC Research Group News...
    {SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 3 no. 1}. Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Herbst, Nikolas; (2020, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
  • 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).
  • {Elasticity of Cloud Platforms}. Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Kounev, Samuel; in {Systems Benchmarking: For Scientists and Engineers}, S. Kounev, K.-D. Lange, J. von Kistowski (eds.) (2020). 319–340.
2019[ to top ]
  • {Methodological Principles for Reproducible Performance Evaluation in Cloud Computing - A SPEC Research Technical Report}. (SPEC-RG-2019-04), Papadopoulos, Alessandro Vittorio; Versluis, Laurens; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Herbst, Nikolas; von Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Abad, Cristina; Amaral, J. Nelson; Tuma, Petr; Iosup, Alexandru; (2019).
  • 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, Andr{\’e}; Versluis, Laurens; Toader, Lucian; Schmitt, Norbert; Herbst, Nikolas; Abad, Cristina L.; Iosup, Alexandru; in IEEE Internet Computing (2019). 23(6) 7–18.
  • Kaa: Evaluating Elasticit...
    Kaa: Evaluating Elasticity of Cloud-hosted DBMS. Seybold, Daniel; Volpert, Simon; Wesner, Stefan; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Herbst, Nikolas; Domaschka, J{\"o}rg; in Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudCom) (2019).
  • Methodological Principles...
    Methodological Principles for Reproducible Performance Evaluation in Cloud Computing. Papadopoulos, Alessandro Vittorio; Versluis, Laurens; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Herbst, Nikolas; von Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Abad, Cristina; Amaral, J. Nelson; Tuma, Petr; Iosup, Alexandru; in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (2019). 47(8) 1528–1543.
  • {Methoden und Messverfahr...
    {Methoden und Messverfahren f{\"u}r Automatisches Skalieren in Elastischen Cloud Umgebungen}. Herbst, Nikolas; (2019, June).
  • Agile Scalability Engineering: The ScrumScale Method. Brataas, Gunnar; Hanssen, Geir; Herbst, Nikolas; van Hoorn, Andr{\’e}; in IEEE Software (2019). 37(5) 77–85.
    to appear
  • Chamulteon: Coordinated A...
    Chamulteon: Coordinated Auto-Scaling of Micro-Services. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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 ...
    {Best Practices for Time Series Forecasting}. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Z{\"u}fle, Marwin; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in {2019 IEEE 4th International Workshops on Foundations and Applications of Self* Systems (FAS*W)} (2019).
  • {SPEC Research Group News...
    {SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 4}. Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Herbst, Nikolas; (2019, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
  • {Systematic Search for Op...
    {Systematic Search for Optimal Resource Configurations of Distributed Applications}. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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 Me...
    {Autonomic Forecasting Method Selection: Examination and Ways Ahead}. Z{\"u}fle, Marwin; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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 ...
    {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.
  • {Chameleon: A Hybrid, Pro...
    {Chameleon: A Hybrid, Proactive Auto-Scaling Mechanism on a Level-Playing Field}. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; Herbst, Nikolas; Spinner, Simon; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Kounev, Samuel; in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (2019). 30(4) 800–813.
2018[ to top ]
  • {How we built a scalable ...
    {How we built a scalable micro-service application - The Tea Store}. Herbst, Nikolas; (2018, July).
  • {Quantifying Cloud Perfor...
    {Quantifying Cloud Performance and Dependability: Taxonomy, Metric Design, and Emerging Challenges}. Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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.
  • Methods and Benchmarks for Auto-Scaling Mechanisms in Elastic Cloud Environments. Herbst, Nikolas; Thesis; University of W{\"u}rzburg, Germany. (2018, July).
    {Distinction, SPEC Kaivalya Dixit Distinguished Dissertation Award 2018}
  • 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.
  • {On the Value of Service ...
    {On the Value of Service Demand Estimation for Auto-Scaling}. Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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 ...
    {FOX: Cost-Awareness for Autonomic Resource Management in Public Clouds}. Lesch, Veronika; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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%
  • {SPEC Research Group News...
    {SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 3}. Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; (2018, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
  • TeaStore: A Micro-Service...
    TeaStore: A Micro-Service Reference Application for Cloud Researchers. Eismann, Simon; v. Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; Grohmann, Johannes; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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.
  • An Experimental Performan...
    An Experimental Performance Evaluation of Autoscalers for Complex Workflows. Ilyushkin, Alexey; Ali-Eldin, Ahmed; Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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.
2017[ to top ]
  • {Metrics and Benchmarks f...
    {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).
  • {Online Workload Forecast...
    {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).
  • {Modeling and Extracting ...
    {Modeling and Extracting Load Intensity Profiles}. von Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; 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.
  • {SPEC Research Group News...
    {SPEC Research Group Newsletter, vol. 2 no. 2}. Kounev, Samuel; van Hoorn, Andre; Rygielski, Piotr; Herbst, Nikolas; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; (2017, April).
    Published by Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)
  • {An Experimental Performa...
    {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)
  • {Scalability Analysis of ...
    {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).
  • {Self-Tuning Resource Dem...
    {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 Fore...
    {Telescope: A Hybrid Forecast Method for Univariate Time Series}. Z{\"u}fle, Marwin; Bauer, Andr{\’e}; 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, Andr{\’e}; Herbst, Nikolas; Kounev, Samuel; in {Proceedings of the 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2017)} (2017).
2016[ to top ]
  • {Ready for Rain? A View from SPEC Research on the Future of Cloud Metrics}. (SPEC-RG-2016-01), Herbst, Nikolas; Krebs, Rouven; Oikonomou, Giorgos; Kousiouris, George; Evangelinou, Athanasia; Iosup, Alexandru; Kounev, Samuel; (2016).
2015[ to top ]
  • {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).
  • Performance-oriented {DevOps}: {A} Research Agenda. (SPEC-RG-2015-01), 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; V{\"o}gele, Christian; Walter, J{\"u}rgen; Wert, Alexander; (2015).
  • {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%
  • {Modeling and Extracting ...
    {Modeling and Extracting Load Intensity Profiles}. von Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; 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\%
2014[ to top ]
  • {Using and Extending LIMB...
    {Using and Extending LIMBO for the Descriptive Modeling of Arrival Behaviors}. von Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; Herbst, Nikolas Roman; Kounev, Samuel; in Proceedings of the Symposium on Software Performance 2014 (2014). 131–140.
    Best Poster Award
  • {Optimization Method for ...
    {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).
  • {LIMBO: A Tool For Modeli...
    {LIMBO: A Tool For Modeling Variable Load Intensities}. von Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; 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 L...
    {Modeling Variations in Load Intensity over Time}. von Kistowski, J{\’o}akim; 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.
2013[ to top ]
  • {Elasticity in Cloud Comp...
    {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\%