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2009

IBM Research Division cloud computing initiative
M Naghshineh, Radha Ratnaparkhi, D Dillenberger, James R Doran, C Dorai, Lilith Anderson, Giovanni Pacifici, Jane L Snowdon, Alain Azagury, Mark VanderWiele, others
IBM Journal of Research and Development 53(4), 1--1, IBM, 2009


2008

CPU demand for web serving: Measurement analysis and dynamic estimation
Giovanni Pacifici, Wolfgang Segmuller, Mike Spreitzer, Asser Tantawi
Performance Evaluation 65(6), 531--553, Elsevier, 2008


2007

Analytic modeling of multitier internet applications
B Urgaonkar, G Pacifici, P Shenoy, M Spreitzer, A Tantawi
ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB) 1(1), 2, ACM, 2007

Reducing Complexity of Software Deployment with Delta Configuration
Arijit Ganguly, Jian Yin, Hidayatullah Shaikh, David Chess, Tamar Eilam, Renato Figueiredo, Jim Hansom, Ajay Mohindra, Giovanni Pacifici
Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, pp. 729--732, 2007

A Scalable Application Placement Controller for Enterprise Data Centers
Chunqiang Tang, Malgorzata Steinder, Mike Spreitzer, Giovanni Pacifici
Proceedings of the ACM International World Wide Web Conference, pp. 331--340, 2007


2006

Dynamic Placement for Clustered Web Applications
Alexei Karve, Tracy Kimbrel, Giovanni Pacifici, Mike Spreitzer, Malgorzata Steinder, Maxim Sviridenko, Asser Tantawi
Proceedings of the ACM International World Wide Web Conference, pp. 604, 2006

Experience with collaborating managers: node group manager and provisioning manager
I Whalley, A Tantawi, M Steinder, M Spreitzer, G Pacifici, R Das, D M Chess
Cluster Computing 9(4), 401--416, Springer, 2006

Dynamic estimation of cpu demand of web traffic
Giovanni Pacifici, Wolfgang Segmuller, Mike Spreitzer, Asser Tantawi
Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Performance evaluation methodolgies and tools, pp. 26, 2006

Managing the Configuration Complexity of Distributed Applications in Internet Data Centers
Tamar Eilam, Michael Kalantar, Alexander Konstantinou, Giovanni Pacifici, John Pershing, Aditya Agrawal
IEEE Communications Magazine 44(3), 166--177, 2006


2005

Performance management for cluster-based web services
G Pacifici, M Spreitzer, A N Tantawi, A Youssef
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 23(12), 2333, 2005

Health monitoring and control for application server environments
N Anerousis, A Black, S Hanson, L Mummert, G Pacifici
9th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, pp. 75--88, 2005

Experience with collaborating managers: Node group manager and provisioning manager
DM Chess, G Pacifici, M Spreitzer, M Steinder, A Tantawi, I Whalley
International Conference on Autonomic Computing, pp. 39--50, 2005

Reducing the complexity of application deployment in large data centers
T Eilam, M H Kalantar, A V Konstantinou, G Pacifici
9th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, pp. 221--234, 2005

An Analytical Model for Multi-Tier Internet Services and its Applications
Bhuvan Urgaonkar, Giovanni Pacifici, Prashant Shenoy, Mike Spreitzer, Asser Tantawi
Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS), pp. 291--302, ACM, 2005


2003

Performance Management For Cluster Based Web Services
R Levy, J Nagarajarao, G Pacifici, M Spreitzer, A Tantawi, A Youssef
Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, 2003

Web services differentiation with service level agreements
A Dan, H Ludwig, G Pacifici, others
IBM developerWorks, IBM, 2003


2001

WebGuard: A system for web content protection
M Mourad, J Munson, T Nadeem, G Pacifici, M Pistoria
10th International World Wide Web Conference, Hong Kong, pp. 142--143, 2001


1999

Synchronous Annotation of Shared HTML Documents
Giovanni Pacifici, Alaa Youssef
Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, pp. 275--279, 1999

Service enabling platforms for networked multimedia systems
DJ Hutchison, G Pacifici, B Plattner, R Stadler, J Sventek
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 17(9), 1533--1536, 1999

An Architecture for the Integration of Internet and Telecommunication Services
Constant Gbaguidi, Jean--Pierre Hubaux, Giovanni Pacifici, Asser Tantawi
The Second IEEE Conference on Open Architectures and Network Programming, 1999

Integration of Internet and telecommunications: An architecture for hybrid services
C Gbaguidi, J P Hubaux, G Pacifici, A N Tantawi
Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on 17(9), 1563--1579, IEEE, 1999

Multimedia Network Management as Global Control
G Pacifici, R Stadler, M C Chan
Multimedia Communications, 207, Springer, 1999


1998

MultiMedia Digital Conferencing: A Web-enabled multimedia teleconferencing system-References
C Bisdikian, S Brady, YN Doganata, DA Foulger, F Marconcini, M Mourad, HL Operowsky, G Pacifici, AN Tantawi
IBM Journal of Research and Development 42(2), 1998


1997

An Object-Oriented ATM Multiplexer Simulator for the Estimation of the Schedulable Region
Piergiulio Maryni, Giovanni Pacifici, Aurel Lazar
Summer Computer Simulation Conference, 1997

Guest editorial real-time video services in multimedia networks
G Pacifici, G Karlsson
Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on 15(6), 961--964, IEEE, 1997

MultiMedia Digital Conferencing: A Web-enabled multimedia teleconferencing system
C Bisdikian, S Brady, YN Doganata, DA Foulger, F Marconcini, M Mourad, HL Operowsky, G Pacifici, AN Tantawi
IEEE Workshop on the Architecture and Implementation of High Performance Communication Systems, 1997

Real-time estimation of the link capacity in multimedia networks
P Maryni, G Pacifici
Proceedings of the IFIP Fifth International Workshop on Quality of Service, pp. 101--112, 1997

Managing multimedia network services
M C Chan, G Pacifici, R Stadler
Journal of Network and Systems Management 5(3), 257--282, Springer, 1997


1996

Realizing Global Control in Multimedia Networks
Mun~Choon Chan, Giovanni Pacifici, Rolf Stadler
IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Systems Operations and Management, 1996

A platform for real-time visualization and interactive simulation of large multimedia networks
M C Chan, G Pacifici, R Stadler
Fourth IEEE International Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Real-Time Systems (WPDRTS 96),(Honolulu, Hawaii), 1996

Prototyping network architectures on a supercomputer
MC Chan, G Pacifici, R Stadler
Fifth International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, pp. 374, 1996

An adaptive virtual path allocation policy for broadband networks
Ariel Orda, Giovanni Pacifici, Dimitrios E Pendarakis
INFOCOM'96. Fifteenth Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer Societies. Networking the Next Generation. Proceedings IEEE, pp. 329--336, 1996


1995

An End-to-end Connection Service Architecture for Broadband Networks
Aurel A Lazar, Giovanni Pacifici, Rolf Stadler
Proceeding of the National Information Infrastructure Software Workshop, 1995

Managing real-time services in multimedia networks using dynamic visualization and high-level controls
M C Chan, G Pacifici, R Stadler
Proceedings of the third ACM international conference on Multimedia, pp. 253, 1995

Integrating Resource Control and Performance Management in Multimedia Networks
Giovanni Pacifici, Rolf Stadler
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications, pp. 1541--1545, 1995

Real-time emulation and visualization of large multimedia networks
M C Chan, G Pacifici, R Stadler
Proceedings of the third ACM international conference on Multimedia, pp. 373--374, 1995

An architecture for performance management of multimedia networks
G Pacifici, R Stadler
Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, 1995


1994

The adaptive cycle cell insertion MAC protocol for high throughput and fair multiaccess networks
A Baiocchi, L Gratta, M Listani, G Pacifici, A Roveri, R Winkler
Computer Networks and ISDN Systems 26(6-8), 757--770, Elsevier, 1994

A new paradigm for resource management in broadband networks
G Pacifici, G Pacifici, R Stadler
Network Operation and Management Symposium, 1994

A methodology for virtual path and virtual network bandwidth assignment in broadband networks with QOS guarantees
J Hyman, A Lazar, G Pacifici
IEEE International conference on communications, pp. 165--165, 1994

Modeling VC, VP and VN bandwidth assignment strategies in broadband networks
J Hyman, A Lazar, G Pacifici
Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video, pp. 102--113, 1994


1993

Proactive cooperative scheduling and buffer management for multimedia networks
J T Amenyo, A A Lazar, G Pacifici
Multimedia Systems 1(1), 37--49, Springer, 1993

A separation principle between scheduling and admission control for broadband switching
J M Hyman, A A Lazar, G Pacifici
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 11(4), 605--616, 1993

Modeling Video Sources for Real Time Scheduling
Aurel A Lazar, Giovanni Pacifici, Dimitrios E Pendarakis
Proceedings of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 1993

Modeling Video Sources for Real-Time Scheduling
Aurel A Lazar, Giovanni Pacifici, Dimitrios E Pendarakis
Proceedings of GLOBECOM'93 -- Global Telecommunications Conference, 1993, including a Communications Theory Mini-Conference. Technical Program Conference Record, pp. 835--839


1992

Cooperative distributed scheduling for ATS-based broadband networks
J T Amenyo, A A Lazar, G Pacifici
Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 333--342, 1992

Joint scheduling and admission control for ATS-based switching nodes
J Hyman, A A Lazar, G Pacifici
Proceeding of ACM SIGCOMM, pp. 223-234, 1992


1991

Management and Control of Resources in Broadband Networks with Quality of Service Guarantees
A A Lazar, G Pacifici
Workshop on Distributed Systems: Operations and Management, 1991

MARS: The Magnet II real-time scheduling algorithm
J Hyman, A A Lazar, G Pacifici
ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review 21(4), 285--293, ACM, 1991

Real-time scheduling with quality of service constraints
J M Hyman, A A Lazar, G Pacifici
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 9(7), 1052--1063, 1991



1990

The ACCI Access Protocol for a Twin Bus ATM Metropolitan Area Network
A Baiocchi, M Carosi, M Listanti, G Pacifici, A Roveri, R Winkler
Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM Conference, pp. 165--174, 1990

The cylinder switch: an architecture for a manageable VLSI giga-cell switch
B Monderer, G Pacifici, C Zukowski
IEEE International Conference on Communications, 1990, pp. 567--571

Real-time traffic measurement on MAGNET II
A A Lazar, G Pacifici, J S White
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 8(3), 467--483, 1990

Real-Time Scheduling of Switching Nodes Based on Asynchronous Time Sharing
Jay M Hyman, Aurel A Lazar, Giovanni Pacifici
Proceedings of the International Teletraffic Congress Seventh Specialist Seminar, 1990


1989

INFONET project: a flexible MAN architecture for very high throughput ATM communications
A Baiocchi, M Carosi, M Listanti, G Pacifici, A Roveri, R Winkler
IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 1989, and Exhibition, pp. 1660--1665


1988

A packet voice/data access protocol for ring networks
A Pattavina, G Pacifici
IEEE International Conference on Communications, 1988, pp. 989--993

Hybrid Handling of Broadband and Narrowband Services in a Local Environment: Design and Performance Issues
A Baiocchi, M Listanti, G Pacifici, A Roveri, R Winkler
Proceedings of the International Teletraffic Congress, pp. B.3.1--9, 1988

Isochronous and Non-Isochronous Traffic Handling Policies in INFONET Network.
A Baiocchi, M Carosi, M Listanti, G Pacifici, A Roveri, R Winkler
Computer communication technologies for the 90's: proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computer Communication, Tel Aviv, Israel, 30 October-3 November 1988, pp. 72

Performance evaluation of ring networks supporting a packet voice service
A Pattavina, G Pacifici
Computer Networks and ISDN Systems 15(1), 31--45, Elsevier, 1988

Hybrid Approach for the Design of a Broadband Local Area Network
M Listanti, G Pacifici, A Roveri, R Winkler
Proceedings of Conference on Private Switching Systems and Networks, pp. 81--86, 1988


1987

INFONET: a Broadband Integrated Service Local Area Network
M Listanti, G Pacifici, A Roveri, R Winkler
Proceeding of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, 1987

Bandwidth allocation in buffer insertion rings
A Pattavina, G Pacifici
Electronics Letters23, 220, 1987


1986

T-S protocol- An access protocol for ring local area networks
G Pacifici, A Pattavina
Proceedings of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, Houston, TX, pp. 24--28, 1986

Issues on Packet Voice Transfer in Ring Local Area Networks
G Pacifici, A Pattavina
Digital Communications, pp. 351--362, Elsevier Science (North--Holland), 1986


1985

Handling Mixed Traffic Classes in Buffer Insertion Rings: a Performance Evaluation
G Pacifici, A Pattavina
Proceedings of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, pp. 17.2.1--5, 1985