News and Updates

CloudWave workshop at ESOCC... July 7th CFP deadline!


Join us at ESOCC this September 15-17, 2015 in Taormina (Messina), Italy!

The CloudWave and SeaClouds research projects are organizing the workshop "Seamless Adaptive Multi-cloud Management of Service-based Applications" , taking place on September 15 at the venue.

The objective of the workshop is to provide a forum to discuss problems, solutions and perspectives of the ongoing research activities aimed at enabling an efficient and adaptive management of service-based applications across multiple clouds.

CloudWave at ICSE and WWW 2015

Philipp Leitner, UZH

May 18th to the 23rd was a busy week for CloudWave and the international cloud engineering community. Both ICSE (International Conference on Software Engineering) and WWW (International World Wide Web Conference) descended up Firenze, Italy, for a week packed with software engineering and Web research. Members of University of Zurich and University of Messina have represented the CloudWave project at both conferences.

CloudWave representatives attending the 2015 NetFutures conference in The Egg, Brussels

Philipp Leitner, UZH

CloudWave was happy to be part of the 2015 NetFutures conference held in The Egg, Brussels. NetFutures, which was being held for the first time this year and which is the spiritual successor of the Future Internet Assembly (FIA) conferences of years past, was a vibrant networking and innovation conference. With more than 1000 participants, hailing from startups, established companies, government bodies, and academia, NetFutures 2015 was the largest European conference of its kind.

The Developer's DevOps Mountain

Jürgen Cito, Universität Zürich

Earlier in 2014, we conducted a study on how applications are actually developed for the cloud. In said study we interviewed cloud developers from larger enterprise companies to smaller businesses and startups to cover a broad range of industry development experience. We followed up with a quantitative survey where we gathered approximately 300 responses regarding our initial findings.

Completing the first year of a project – project management impressions

Eliot Salant, IBM

We are now approaching the end of our first year (out of three) of CloudWave. In many ways, the first year of a research project the magnitude of CloudWave is always the most difficult. In this blog, I thought I would discuss my views on some of the aspects of first year project management, after having been in this position a good number of times now.