CloudWave is an EU-funded research project that is enabling a next generation of cloud infrastructure operations and agile development for their hosted applications.

Our approach dynamically adapts cloud services to their environment, resulting in improved service quality and optimized resource use. This is supported with an enhanced cloud monitoring that provides holistic analytics of IaaS and SaaS layer services running on the cloud, leading to CloudWave’s innovative, automated adaptation of the infrastructure and application, as well as enabling DevOps-like data and interfaces for the developer.

Execution Analytics

Improves existing cloud monitoring solutions with a more holistic and efficient approach. Unified monitoring consolidates infrastructure vs. application data, as well as virtual infrastructure vs. physical hardware. Programmable monitoring enhances filtering and delivery of data for analysis.

Coordinated Adaptation

Reconfigures the application and infrastructure in real-time to compensate for a variety of performance factors, resulting in an increasingly resilient, automated and optimized cloud deployment.

Feedback-driven Development

Advances current DevOps solutions with developer-oriented data based on its innovative monitoring. It mixes automation (coordinated adaptation) with customizable feedback for improved agile development, resulting in quicker development cycles and more reliable cloud applications.

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What's New in CloudWave

Invitation for Training Event at ESOCC 2016

CloudWave is an FP7 project in cloud management. In this training event, speakers from the project consortium will present not only the main innovations of the project, but will also provide tutorials on some of today's leading cloud computing technologies, such as OpenStack, Docker and New Relic. The event will consist of a mixture of talks and demonstrations.

Eliot Salant

SAP team working on an industrial use case PoC

One of very important aspects of each project from the industrial point of view is that how to introduce the use cases and benefits of the project to stakeholders.

Aryan Dadashi

IBM's research in "Predictive Elasticity in Clouds"

IBM's research in "Predictive Elasticity in Clouds" is aimed at improving the performance, while lowering the cost, of cloud-hosted applications by deriving a better initial allocation of resources and placement of the application.

Eliot Salant

CloudWave – Training Session during 5th European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing

First version of the programme that will be presented by CloudWave team during the ESOCC Conference has already been announced on the official page of the event. 5th European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing will be held in Vienna, Austria on 5th – 7th of September, 2016.

Ilona Cieslik

Two CloudWave papers presented at ICSE 2016

Two CloudWave papers were presented by CloudWave partner University of Duisburg-Essen at the 38th International Conference of Software Engineering (ICSE). ICSE is the world’s largest and most important software engineering conference and took place in Austin, Texas, from May 14-22, 2016.

Dr.-Ing. Andreas Metzger

CloudWave lecture at Swiss Open Cloud Day 2016

Philipp Leitner (representing UZH) has given an invited lecture at the Swiss Open Cloud Day 2016. In front of an audience of representatives from more than 50 small and large Swiss enterprises, Philipp has spoken about predictability of IaaS clouds and about the difficulty of providing guaranteed Quality-of-Service in today’s real-life clouds.

UZH Team

IBM Haifa team working on an advanced methodology for fuzz testing

As part of CloudWave's Feedback Driven Development (FDD), IBM is developing an advanced methodology for fuzz testing that leverages the power of static analysis combined with genetic mutation techniques.

IBM Haifa team

Docker Tutorial at ICWE 2016 International Conference

Engaged in CloudWave project, Jürgen Cito (currently a PhD student at University of Zurich) together with Vincenzo Ferme (a Ph.D. candidate at the Università della Svizzera Italiana) have presented a tutorial on how to use Docker for reproducible science at the International Conference on Web Engineering in Lugano.

CloudWave

The CloudWave-funded paper received The Best Short Paper Award at ICPC 2016

The CloudWave-funded paper "Towards Quality Gates in Continuous Delivery and Deployment” has received the Best Short Paper award at this year’s International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC). Gerald Schermann from CloudWave partner University of Zurich has presented the paper in Austin, TX.

Dr. Philipp Leitner

IBM Haifa team working on the Risk Analysis engine

IBM Haifa is introducing novel combinatorial coverage based metrics for deciding upon automated Cloud infrastructure adaptation. Our approach utilizes a Combinatorial Testing engine, traditionally used for testing at the development phase, in order to measure the load behavior of a system in production.

Eliot Salant

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