CloudDP13 Workshop on Cloud Data and Platforms

09:00 - 10:00 Keynote I

The hardware is evolving but do cloud applications care?
Ant Rowston (Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research Cambridge)

10:00 - 12:30 Research Session I

Storage and Performance Optimization of Long Tail Key Access in a Social Network
John Liang, James Luo, Mark Drayton, Rajesh Nishtala, Richard Liu, Nick Hammer, Jason Taylor and Bill Jia (Facebook)

Coffee Break (10:30 - 11:00)

Incremental Stream Processing using Computational Conflict-free Replicated Data Types
David Navalho, Sérgio Duarte, Nuno Preguica (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and Marc Shapiro (LIP6 & INRIA)

Transforming Reactive Auto-scaling into Proactive Auto-scaling
Laura Moore, Kathryn Bean and Tariq Ellahi (SAP AG)

Component-based scalability for cloud applications
Steffen Kächele and Franz J. Hauck (University of Ulm)

Evaluating Cassandra as a Manager of Large File Sets
Leander Bessa Beernaert, Miguel Matos, Pedro Gomes, Ricardo Vilaça and Rui Oliveira (INESC TEC & Universidade do Minho Braga)

Lunch Break (12:30 - 14:00)

14:00 - 15:00 Keynote II (sponsored by the EU FP7 T-Clouds project)

Challenges in Securing the Cloud
Leendert van Doorn (Corporate Fellow, AMD)

15:00 - 15:30 Invited Research Session I: EU FP7 T-Clouds Project

Policy-based Secure Deletion in Storage Systems
Christian Cachin, Kristiyan Haralambiev, Hsu-Chun Hsiao, Alessandro Sorniotti (IBM Research)

Coffee Break (15:30 - 16:00)

16:00 - 16:30 Research Session II

Experiences of Using a Hybrid Cloud to Construct an Environmental Virtual Observatory
Yehia Elkhatib, Gordon S. Blair (Lancaster University), Bholanathsingh Surajbali (CAS Software AG)

16:30 - 18:00 Invited Research Session II: EU FP7 T-Clouds Project

Cloud-of-clouds storage: from a register to a file system
Alysson Bessani (Universidade de Lisboa)

Client-controlled Cryptography-as-a-Service in the Cloud
Stefan Nürnberger (TU Darmstadt)

CheapBFT: Providing Resource-efficient Byzantine Fault Tolerance
Rüdiger Kapitza (TU Braunschweig)