I’m on the program committee for the ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing. The conference will be held June 10th and 11th 2010 in Indianapolis Indiana. SOCC brings together database and operating systems researchers and practitioners interested in cloud computing. It is jointly sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD) and the ACM Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (SIGOPS). The conference will be held in conjunction with ACM SIGMOD in 2010 and with SOSP in 2011 continuing to alternate between SIGMOD and SOSP in subsequent years.
Joe Hellerstein is the SOCC General Chair and Surajit Chaudhuri and Mendel Rosenblum are Program Chairs. The rest of the SOCC organizers are at: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/events/socc2010/organizers.htm. If you are interested in cloud computing in general and especially if you are interested in systems or database issues and their application to cloud computing, consider submitting a paper (copied below). The paper submission deadline for SOCC is January 15, 2010. Get writing!
The ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing 2010 (ACM SOCC 2010) is the first in a new series of symposia with the aim of bringing together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners interested in cloud computing. This series is co-sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Groups on Management of Data (ACM SIGMOD) and on Operating Systems (ACM SIGOPS). ACM SOCC will be held in conjunction with ACM SIGMOD and ACM SOSP Conferences in alternate years, starting with ACM SIGMOD in 2010.
The scope of SOCC Symposia will be broad and will encompass diverse systems topics such as software as a service, virtualization, and scalable cloud data services. Many facets of systems and data management issues will need to be revisited in the context of cloud computing. Suggested topics for paper submissions include but are not limited to:
Administration and Manageability
Data Services Architectures
Distributed and Parallel Query Processing
High Availability and Reliability
Large Scale Cloud Applications
Provisioning and Metering
Resource management and Performance
Scientific Data Management
Security of Services
Service Level Agreements
General Chair: Joseph M. Hellerstein, U. C. Berkeley Program Chairs: Surajit Chaudhuri, Microsoft Research Mendel Rosenblum, Stanford University Treasurer: Brian Cooper, Yahoo! Research Publicity Chair:Aman Kansal, Microsoft Research Steering Committee Phil Bernstein, Microsoft Research Ken Birman, Cornell University Joseph M. Hellerstein, U. C. Berkeley John Ousterhout, Stanford University Raghu Ramakrishnan, Yahoo! Research Doug Terry, Microsoft Research John Wilkes, Google Technical Program Committee: Anastasia Ailamaki, EPFL Brian Bershad, Google Michael Carey, UC Irvine Felipe Cabrera, Amazon Jeff Chase, Duke Dilma M da Silva, IBM David Dewitt, Microsoft Shel Finkelstein, SAP Armando Fox, UC Berkeley Tal Garfinkel, Stanford Alon Halevy, Google James Hamilton, Amazon Jeff Hammerbacher, Cloudera Joe Hellerstein, UC Berkeley Alfons Kemper, Technische Universität München Donald Kossman, ETH Orran Krieger, Vmware Jeffrey Naughton, University of Wisconsin, Madison Hamid Pirahesh, IBM Raghu Ramakrishnan, Yahoo! Krithi Ramamritham, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay Donovan Schneider, Salesforce.com Andy Warfield, University of British Columbia Hakim Weatherspoon, Cornell
Authors are invited to submit original papers that are not being considered for publication in any other forum. Manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format and formatted using the ACM camera-ready templates available at http://www.acm.org/sigs/pubs/proceed/template.html. See the Paper Submission page for details on the submission procedure. A submission to the symposium may be one of the following three types: (a) Research papers: We seek papers on original research work in the broad area of cloud computing. The length of research papers is limited to twelve pages. (b) Industrial papers: The symposium will also be a forum for high quality industrial presentations on innovative cloud computing platforms, applications and experiences on deployed systems. Submissions for industrial presentations can either be an extended abstract (1-2 pages) or an industrial paper up to 6 pages long. (c) Position papers: The purpose of a position paper is to expose a new problem or advocate a new approach to an old idea. Participants will be invited based on the submission's originality, technical merit, topical relevance, and likelihood of leading to insightful technical discussions at the symposium. A position paper can be no more than 6 pages long.
Paper Submission: Jan 15, 2010 (11:59pm, PST) Notification: Feb 22, 2010 Camera-Ready: Mar 22, 2010
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