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2016

Solution Biasing for Optimized Cloud Workload Placement
Tantawi, Asser N
Autonomic Computing (ICAC), 2016 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 105--110
Abstract


2015

On biasing towards optimized application placement in the cloud
Asser N. Tantawi
Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2015 IEEE 23rd International Symposium on

Selecting Optimum Cloud Availability Zones by Learning User Satisfaction Levels
Merve Unuvar, Stefania Tosi, Yurdaer N Doganata, Malgorzata Gosia Steinder, Asser N Tantawi
IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 8(2), 199--211, IEEE, 2015

Quantitative Placement of Services in Hierarchical Clouds
Asser N Tantawi
Quantitative Evaluation of Systems, pp. 195--210, Springer International Publishing, 2015


2014

A predictive method for identifying optimum cloud availability zones
Merve Unuvar, Yurdaer Doganata, Malgorzata Steinder, Asser Tantawi, Stefania Tosi
Cloud Computing (CLOUD), 2014 IEEE 7th International Conference on, pp. 72--79

Hybrid Cloud Placement Algorithm
Merve Unuvar, Malgorzata Steinder, Asser N Tantawi
Modelling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2014 IEEE 22nd International Symposium on, pp. 197--206

Cloud overbooking through stochastic admission controller
Merve Unuvar, Yurdaer N Doganata, Asser N Tantawi, Malgorzata Steinder
Network and Service Management (CNSM), 2014 10th International Conference on, pp. 320--323

Workload orchestration and optimization for software defined environments
WC Arnold, DJ Arroyo, W Segmuller, M Spreitzer, M Steinder, AN Tantawi
IBM Journal of Research and Development 58(2), 1--12, IBM, 2014


2013

Configuring cloud admission policies under dynamic demand
Merve Unuvar, Yurdaer N Doganata, Asser N Tantawi
Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2013 IEEE 21st International Symposium on, pp. 313--317

Extreme scale computing: Modeling the impact of system noise in multi-core clustered systems
Seetharami Seelam, Liana Fong, Asser N. Tantawi, John Lewars, John Divirgilio, Kevin Gildea
Journal of Parallel Distributed Computing 73(7), 898--910, Elsevier, 2013

A Self-Optimizing Workload Management Solution for Cloud Applications
Haishan Wu, Asser N Tantawi, Tao Yu
Web Services (ICWS), 2013 IEEE 20th International Conference on, pp. 483--490


2012

Design, Implementation, and Performance of A Load Balancer for SIP Server Clusters
H Jiang, A Iyengar, E Nahum, W Segmuller, A Tantawi, C P Wright
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 20(4), 1190--1202, 2012

A Scalable Algorithm for Placement of Virtual Clusters in Large Data Centers
A.N. Tantawi
Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2012 IEEE 20th International Symposium on, pp. 3--10

Enabling Efficient Placement of Virtual Infrastructures in the Cloud
Ioana Giurgiu, Claris Castillo, Asser Tantawi, Malgorzata Steinder
ACM/IFIP/USENIX 13th Middleware Conference, pp. 332--353, Springer, 2012

Cost-aware replication for dataflows
Claris Castillo, Asser N. Tantawi, Diana Arroyo, Malgorzata Steinder
NOMS, pp. 171-178, 2012

Optimized cloud placement of virtual clusters using biased importance sampling
A.N. Tantawi
Proceedings of the 12th ACM SIGMETRICS/PERFORMANCE joint international conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, pp. 401--402, 2012


2011

Using approximate dynamic programming to optimize admission control in cloud computing environment
Zohar Feldman, Michael Masin, Asser N Tantawi, Diana Arroyo, Malgorzata Steinder
Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 3158--3169, 2011

CARDIO: Cost-Aware Replication for Data-Intensive Workflows
Claris Castillo, Asser Tantawi, Diana Arroyo, Malgorzata Steinder
Technical Report RC25159, IBM Research, Tech. Rep. rc25159, 2011

Adaptive memory load management in cloud data centers
Haishan Wu, Asser N Tantawi, Yixin Diao, Wenjie Wang
IBM Journal of Research and Development 55(6), 5--1, IBM, 2011


2010

See Spot Run: Using Spot Instances for MapReduce Workflows
N. Chohan, C. Castillo, M. Spreitzer, M. Steinder, A. Tantawi, C. Krintz
2nd USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing, pp. 7--7, 2010

On the Modeling and Management of Cloud Data Analytics
Claris Castillo, Asser Tantawi, Malgorzata Steinder, Giovanni Pacifici
Birkhauser Springer special series on Autonomic Systems, 153--174, Springer, 2010

Estimating Model Parameters of Adaptive Software Systems in Real-Time
D Kumar, A Tantawi, L Zhang
Run-time Models for Self-managing Systems and Applications, 45--71, Springer, 2010

Decentralized allocation of CPU computation power for web applications
S Sharma, A Tantawi, M Spreitzer, M Steinder
Performance Evaluation 67(11), 1187--1202, Elsevier, 2010


Integrated Monitoring and Control for Performance Management of Distributed Enterprise Systems
R Mehrotra, A Dubey, S Abdelwahed, A Tantawi
2010 18th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, pp. 424--426



2009

Enhanced inferencing: Estimation of a workload dependent performance model
Dinesh Kumar, Li Zhang, Asser Tantawi
Proceedings of the Fourth International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, pp. 47, 2009

Real-time performance modeling for adaptive software systems with multi-class workload
Dinesh Kumar, Asser Tantawi, Li Zhang
IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pp. 1--4, 2009

Load Balancing for SIP Server Clusters
H. Jiang, A. Iyengar, E. Nahum, W. Segmuller, A. Tantawi, C. P. Wright
IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 2286--2294, 2009

An adaptive feedback controller for SIP server memory overload protection
Yixin Diao, Xiaolei Hu, Asser Tantawi, Haishan Wu
Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Autonomic computing, pp. 23--32, 2009

Performance modeling of distributed multi-tier enterprise systems
A Dubey, R Mehrotra, S Abdelwahed, A Tantawi
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 37(2), 9--11, ACM, 2009

Load Balancing in SIP Server Clusters
Hongbo Jiang, Arun K Iyengar, Erich M Nahum, Wolfgang Segmuller, Asser N Tantawi, Charles P Wright
IEEE InfoCom, 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

Enabling Accurate Node Control in Randomized Duty Cycling Networks
K-W Lee, V Pappas, A N. Tantawi
IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), pp. 123--132, 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


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

Modeling differentiated services of multi-tier web applications
Yixin Diao, Joseph L Hellerstein, Sujay Parekh, Hidayatullah Shaikh, Maheswaran Surendra, Asser Tantawi
Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, 2006. MASCOTS 2006. 14th IEEE International Symposium on, pp. 314--326

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

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


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

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

Managing the response time for multi-tiered web applications
Giovanni Pacifici, Wolfgang Segmuller, Mike Spreitzer, Malgorzata Steinder, Asser Tantawi, Alaa Youssef
IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, Tech. Rep. RC23651, 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


2004

Optimized external scheduling for fair service discrimination
A N Tantawi
Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Computers and Communications 2004 Volume 2 (ISCC04)-Volume 02, pp. 91


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

Performance management for web services
G Pacifici, M Spreitzer, A Tantawi, A Youssef
Research Report RC22676, IBM TJ Watson Research, 2003


2001

eUtopia: A Framework for Managing Web Utility Services
V. Naik, G. Pacifici, A. Tantawi, A. Youssef, M. Gowri, A. Kundu, P. Varma
OOPSLA Workshop on Object-Oriented Web Services, 2001


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

Integration of Internet and Telecommunications: An Architecture for Hybrid Services
Constant Gbaguidi, Jean--Pierre Hubaux, Giovanni Pacifici, Asser Tantawi
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 17(9), 1563--1579, Citeseer, 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

A programmable architecture for the provision of hybrid services
C Gbaguidi, J P Hubaux, M Hamdi, A N Tantawi
IEEE communications Magazine 37(7), 110--116, Citeseer, 1999


1998

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
IBM journal of research and development 42(2), 281--298, IBM, 1998

Credit scheduling: adaptive scheduling with dynamic service quota
DN Serpanos, AN Tantawi, AN Tantawy
Computer Communications 21(10), 889--897, Elsevier, 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

A web-based multimedia collaboration system
C Bisdikian, S Brady, YN Doganata, D Foulger, F Marconcini, M Mourad, HL Operowsky, G Pacifici, AN Tantawi
High-Performance Communication Systems, 1997, pp. 55--60

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


1996

The generalizedD [X]/D/1 queue: A flexible computer communications model
C Bisdikian, J S Lew, A N Tantawi
Telecommunication Systems 6(1), 127--146, Springer, 1996

Storage hierarchy in multimedia servers
Y N Doganata, A N Tantawi
Multimedia Information Storage and Management, pp. 61-91, Kluwer Academic Publisher, 1996

Modeling timed user-interactions in multimedia documents
J Song, YN Doganata, MY Kim, AN Tantawi
Multimedia Computing and Systems, 1996, pp. 407--416


1995

THE SWIFT SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
YN Dogonato, DC Gazis, AN Tantawi
Steps Forward. Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, 1995

Bandwidth and Power Management Issues in SWIFT
AN Tantawi, YN Doganata
Steps Forward. Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, 1995

A video server cost/performance estimator tool
Y N Do{u{G}}anata, A N Tantawi
Multimedia Tools and Applications 1(2), 185--202, Springer, 1995


SWIFT Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Functional Specifications
Y Doganata, D Gazis, A Tantawi
IBM Research Division, Research Report, 1995

A communication network architecture for transportation information systems
Y N Doganata, D C Gazis, A N Tantawi
Computers and Communications, 1995, pp. 368--374


1994

Characterization of the traffic on high-speed token-ring networks
E M Spiegel, C Bisdikian, A N Tantawi
Performance evaluation 19(1), 47--72, Elsevier, 1994

Approximate solutions for M/G/1 fork/join synchronization
A Thomasian, A N Tantawi
Proceedings of the 26th conference on Winter simulation, pp. 361--368, 1994

Performance modeling and analysis of a priority token-ring network
Y N Doganata, C C Bisdikian, A N Tantawi
Communications, 1994, pp. 973--979

A cost/performance study of video servers with hierarchical storage
YN Doganata, AN Tantawi
Multimedia Computing and Systems, 1994, pp. 393--402

Making a cost-effective video server
YN Doganata, AN Tantawi
IEEE Multimedia 1(4), 22--30, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc, 445 Hoes Ln, Piscataway, NJ, 08854-1331, USA,, 1994


1993

DQDB+-: a fair and waste-free media access protocol for dual bus metropolitan networks
I F Akyildiz, J Liebeherr, A N Tantawi
Communications, IEEE Transactions on 41(12), 1805--1815, IEEE, 1993

Dual bus MAN's with multiple-priority traffic
J Liebeherr, I F Akyildiz, A N Tantawi
Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on 11(8), 1202--1213, IEEE, 1993

Performance analysis of voice and video services in isochronousLANs and systems
YN Doganata, A Ruiz, AN Tantawi
Local Computer Networks, 1993, pp. 17--24



1992

Traffic characterization on high-speed Token-Ring networks
C Bisdikian, EM Spiegel, A Tantawi
Architecture and Implementation of High Performance Communication Subsystems, 1992, pp. 1--4

Special issue on performance modeling of high speed telecommunication systems
W Bux, A Ganz, D Grillo, H Takagi, A N Tantawi
Performance Evaluation 16(1-3), Elsevier Science Publishers BV Amsterdam, The Netherlands, The Netherlands, 1992

An effective scheme for pre-emptive priorities in dual bus Metropolitan Area Networks
J Liebeherr, I F Akyildiz, A N Tantawi
ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review 22(4), 161--169, ACM New York, NY, USA, 1992

An adaptive scheduling scheme for dynamic service time allocationon a shared resource
AN Tantawy, AN Tantawi, DN Serpanos
Distributed Computing Systems, 1992, pp. 294--300

An Adaptive Scheduling Scheme for Dynamic Service Time Allocation on a Shared Resource
A N Tantawy, A N Tantawi, D N Serpanos
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems: June 9-12, 1992, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 294


1991

Structure for High Speed Network Node RC 16421
D Abensour, H Meleis, A Tantawi, D Zumbo
IBM Research, January, 1991

Structure for High Speed Network Node
D Abensour, H Meleis, AN Tantawi, D Zumbo
Technical Report, 1991

Asynchronous disk interleaving: approximating access delays
MY Kim, AN Tantawi
IEEE Transactions on Computers 40(7), 801--810, 1991

Hierarchically interconnected multiprocessors
PA Franaszek, CJ Georgiou, AN Tantawi
IBM Journal of Research and Development 35(5-6), 603--616, IBM Corp. Riverton, NJ, USA, 1991


1990

The Order Statistics of the Sojourn Times of Customers that Form a Single Batch in the
R Nelson, AN Tantawi, D Towsley
in the MX/M/c Queue, Research Report RC 15141, IBM, Citeseer, 1990

Comparison of task response times in parallel systems
R Nelson, AN Tantawi
Second IEEE Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computing Systems, 1990, pp. 268--276

Performance of a hierarchically interconnected multiprocessor
AN Tantawi
Distributed Computing Systems, 1990, pp. 352--359

Hierarchical memory organization.
P Heidelberger, K P Mcauliffe, B D Rathi, A N Tantawi
freepatentsonline.com, 1990


1989

Connectivity properties of a packet radio network model
T K Philips, S S Panwar, A N Tantawi
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 35(5), 1044--1047, 1989


1988

Performance analysis of parallel processing systems
R Nelson, D Towsley, A N Tantawi
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 14(4), 532--540, 1988

Connectivity properties of a mobile packet radio network model
TK Philips, SS Panwar, AN Tantawi
1988 IEEE Military Communications Conference, 1988, pp. 777--781

Approximating task response times in fork/join queues
R Nelson, AN Tantawi
High performance computer systems: proceedings of the International Symposium on High Performance Computer Systems, Paris, France, 14-16 December 1987, pp. 157, 1988


Approximate analysis of fork/join synchronization in parallelqueues
R Nelson, AN Tantawi
IEEE Transactions on Computers 37(6), 739--743, 1988

A measure of guaranteed availability and its numerical evaluation
A Goyal, A N Tantawi
IEEE Transactions on Computers 37(1), 25--32, 1988


1987

Asynchronous disk interleaving
M Y Kim, A N Tantawi
1987 - IBM Thomas J. Watson Research ..., IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Reliability of systems with limited repairs
A Goyal, V F Nicola, A N Tantawi, K S Trivedi
Reliability, IEEE Transactions on 36(2), 202--207, IEEE, 1987

Evaluation of performability for degradable computer systems
A Goyal, AN Tantawi
IEEE Transactions on Computers 100(36), 738--744, 1987

Approximating task response in fork/join queues
R Nelson, AN Tantawi
IBM Res. Rep. RC13012, Yorktown Heights, NY, 1--20, 1987

Asynchronized disk interleaving
MY Kim, AN Tantawi
IBM TI Watson Research Center Technical Report RC-12497, 1987


1986

{\textordfeminine}Comparison of Task Response Times in Parallel Systems
R Nelson, A Tantawi
Technical Report, 1986

Force Sensing in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
U Duerig, JK Gimzewski, DW Pohl, R Schlittler
IBM Research Report pp. RZ 1523, 1986

An approximation of the processing time for a random graph model of parallel computation
E Gelenbe, R Nelson, T Philips, A Tantawi
Proceedings of 1986 ACM Fall joint computer conference table of contents, pp. 691--697


1985

Numerical evaluation of guaranteed availability
A Goyal, A N Tantawi
Digest of Papers, 324, IEEE, 1985

Approximate Analysis of Fork/Join Synchronization in Parallel Queues. IBM Research Report RCl1481
R Nelson, AN Tantawi
October, October, 1985

A measure of guaranteed availability, IBM Research Report RC 11341, IBM Thomas J
A Goyal, AN Tantawi, KS Trivedi
Watson Research Center, New York, 1985

Optimal static load balancing in distributed computer systems
A N Tantawi, D Towsley
Journal of the ACM (JACM) 32(2), 445--465, ACM New York, NY, USA, 1985


1984

Performance analysis of checkpointing strategies
A N Tantawi, M Ruschitzka
ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS) 2(2), 123--144, ACM New York, NY, USA, 1984

A Look at DASD Modeling
A Tantawi
IBM TJ Watson Research Center, 1984

Optimal load balancing in computer systems
A Tantawi, D Towsley
Technical Report, 1984


Year Unknown

Regulating Concurrency vs. Regulating Rate, for CPU Overload Protection of Web Servers
W Segmuller, M Spreitzer, M Steinder, A N Tantawi
domino.watson.ibm.com, 0


DQDB=-A Fair and Waste-Free Media Access Protocol for Dual Bus Metropolitan Networks
I F Akyildiz, J Liebeherr, A N Tantawi
IF Akyildiz, J Liebeherr, AN Tantawi, 0

Dual Bus Metropolitan Area Networks with Multiple-Priority Trac
J Liebeherr, I F Akyildiz, A N Tantawi
J Liebeherr, IF Akyildiz, AN Tantawi, 0