Publications

2016

  • Hanna Kavalionak, Amir H. Payberah, Alberto Montresor, and Jim Dowling, NATCloud: Cloud-Assisted NAT-Traversal Service, The ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC) [pdf]

2015

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Amir H. Payberah, Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Mark Jelasity, and Seif Haridi A Distributed Algorithm For Large-Scale Graph Partitioning, The ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS) [pdf]

  • Hooman Peiro Sajjad, Fatemeh Rahimian, and Vladimir Vlassov, Smart Partitioning of Geo-Distributed Resources to Improve Cloud Network Performance, The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet) [pdf]

  • Kambiz Ghoorchian, Fatemeh Rahimian, and Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Semi-Supervised Multiple Disambiguation, The IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering (BigDataSE) [pdf]

  • Salman Niazi, Mahmoud Ismail, Gautier Berthou, and Jim Dowling, Leader Election Using NewSQL Database Systems, The IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS) [pdf]

  • Paris Carbone, Gyula Fóra, Stephan Ewen, Seif Haridi, and Kostas Tzoumas, Lightweight Asynchronous Snapshots for Distributed Dataflows, arXiv:1506.08603 [pdf]

  • Vasiliki Kalavri, Jeremy Blackburn, Matteo Varvello, Konstantina Papagiannak, Like a Pack of Wolves: Community Structure of Web Trackers, Passive and Active Measurements Conference (PAM) [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, Riccardo Reale, Sameh El-Ansary, Seif Haridi, SmoothCache 2.0: CDN-quality Adaptive HTTP Live Streaming on Peer-to-Peer Overlays, The ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys) [pdf]

  • Marc Bux, Jörgen Brandt, Carsten Lipka, Kamal Hakimzadeh, Jim Dowling, and Ulf Leser, SAASFEE: Scalable Scientific Workflow Execution Engine, The VLDB Endowment [pdf]

  • Ali Gholami, Jim Dowling, and Erwin Laure, A Security Framework for Population-Scale Genomics Analysis, The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS)

  • Ali Gholami, Erwin Laure, Peter Somogyi, Ola Spjuth, Salman Niazi, and Jim Dowling, Privacy-Preservation for Publishing Sample Availability Data With Personal Identifiers, Journal of Medical and Bioengineering (JOMB) [pdf]

  • Alysson Bessani, Jörgen Brandt, Marc Bux, Vinicius Cogo, Lora Dimitrova, Jim Dowling, Ali Gholami, Kamal Hakimzadeh, Micheal Hummel, Mahmoud Ismail, Erwin Laure, Ulf Leser, Jan-Eric Litton, Roxanna Martinez, Salman Niazi, Jane Reichel, and Karin Zimmermann, BiobankCloud: a Platform for the Secure Storage, Sharing, and Processing of Large Biomedical Data Sets, The International Workshop on Data Management and Analytics for Medicine and Healthcare (DMAH) [pdf]

2014

  • Muhammad Anis Uddin Nasir, Fatemeh Rahimian, and Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Gossip-based Partitioning and Replication for Online Social Networks, The IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) [pdf]

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Sarunas Girdzijauskas, and Seif Haridi, Parallel Community Detection For Cross-Document Coreference, The IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WIC) [pdf]

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Amir H. Payberah, Sarunas Girdzijauskas, and Seif Haridi, Distributed Vertex-Cut Partitioning, The IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS) [pdf]

  • Kamal Hakimzadeh, Hooman Peiro Sajjad, Jim Dowling, Scaling HDFS with a Strongly Consistent Relational Model for Metadata, The IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS) [pdf]

2013

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Amir H. Payberah, Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Mark Jelasity, and Seif Haridi, Ja-Be-Ja: A Distributed Algorithm for Balanced Graph Partitioning, The IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO) [pdf] Best Paper Award

  • Vasiliki Kalavri, Hui Shang, Vladimir Vlassov, m2r2: A Framework for Results Materialization and Reuse in High-Level Dataflow Systems for Big Data, The IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering (BDSE) [pdf]

  • Vasiliki Kalavri, Vladimir Vlassov, Per Brand, PonIC: Using Stratosphere to Speed Up Pig Analytics, The International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (EuroPar) [pdf]

  • Vasiliki Kalavri, Vladimir Vlassov, MapReduce: Limitations, Optimizations and Open Issues, The IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA) [pdf]

  • Vasiliki Kalavri, Vaidas Brundza, Vladimir Vlassov, Block Sampling: Efficient Accurate Online Aggregation in MapReduce, The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom) [pdf]

  • Peter Bailis, Ali Ghodsi, Joseph Hellerstein, and Ion Stoica, Bolt-on Causal Consistency, The ACM Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (SIGMOD) [pdf]

  • Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Ali Ghodsi, Scott Shenker, and Ion Stoica, Effective Straggler Mitigation: Attack of the Clones, The USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI) [pdf]

  • Peter Bailis, Alan Fekete, Ali Ghodsi, Joseph M. Hellerstein, and Ion Stoica, HAT, not CAP: Towards Highly Available Transactions, The USENIX conference on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS) [pdf]

  • Seyed Kaveh Fayazbakhsh, Yin Lin, Amin Tootoonchian, Ali Ghodsi, Teemu Koponen, Bruce M. Maggs, K. C. Ng, Vyas Sekar, and Scott Shenker, Less Pain, Most of the Gain: Incrementally Deployable ICN, Tha ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, Jim Dowling and Mark Jelasity, Through the Wormhole: Low Cost, Fresh Peer Sampling for the Internet, The IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P) [pdf]

  • Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, Vladimir Vlassov, ElastMan: Elasticity Manager for Elastic Key-Value Stores in the Cloud, The ACM Cloud and Autonomic Computing Conference (CAC) [pdf]

  • Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, Vladimir Vlassov, ElastMan: Autonomic Elasticity Manager for Cloud-Based Key-value Stores, The ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC) [pdf]

  • Amir H. Payberah, Hanna Kavalionak, Alberto Montresor, Jim Dowling, and Seif Haridi, Lightweight Gossip-based Distribution Estimation, The IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, Sameh El-Ansary and Mikael Hoeqvist, On HTTP Live Streaming in Large Enterprises, The ACM International Conference of the Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) [pdf]

  • Raul Jimenez, Gunnar Kreitz, Björn Knutsson, Marcus Isaksson, and Seif Haridi, Integrating Smartphones in Spotify's Peer-Assisted Music Streaming Service, Under review [pdf]

  • Henrik Abrahamsson and Mats Björkman, Caching for IPTV distribution with time-shift, The International Conference on Computing, Networking & Communications (ICNC) [pdf]

2012

  • Ali Ghodsi, Vyas Sekar, Matei Zaharia, and Ion Stoica, Multi-Resource Fair Queueing for Packet Processing, The ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) [pdf] Best Paper Award

  • Amir Moulavi, Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, and Vladimir Vlassov, State-Space Feedback Control for Elastic Distributed Storage in a Cloud Environment, The International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (ICAS) [pdf] Best Paper Award

  • Cosmin Arad, Jim Dowling, and Seif Haridi, Message-Passing Concurrency for Scalable, Stateful, Reconfigurable Middleware, The International Middleware Conference (MIDDLEWARE) [pdf]

  • Peter Bailis, Alan Fekete, Ali Ghodsi, Joseph M. Hellerstein, and Ion Stoica, The Potential Dangers of Causal Consistency and an Explicit Solution, The ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC) [pdf]

  • Vladimir Vlassov, Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, Per Brand, and N. Parlavantzas, Niche: A platform for self-managing distributed applications, Formal and Practical Aspects of Autonomic Computing and Networking: Specification, Development, and Verification, IGI Global [pdf]

  • Amir H. Payberah, Jim Dowling, Fatemeh Rahimian and Seif Haridi, Distributed Optimization of P2P Live Streaming Overlays, Springer Computing, Special Issue on Extreme Distributed Systems: From Large Scale to Complexity [pdf]

  • Cosmin Arad, Tallat M. Shafaat, and Seif Haridi, Atomic Consistency and Partition Tolerance in Scalable Key-Value Stores (Brief Announcement), The International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC) [pdf]

  • Amir H. Payberah, Hanna Kavalionak, Vimalkumar Kumaresan, Alberto Montresor, and Seif Haridi, CLive: Cloud-Assisted P2P Live Streaming, The IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P) [pdf]

  • Jim Dowling and Amir H. Payberah, Shuffling with a Croupier: Nat-Aware Peer-Sampling, The IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) [pdf]

  • Tallat M. Shafaat, Ali Ghodsi, and Seif Haridi, Dealing with Bootstrapping, Maintenance, and Network Partitions and Mergers in Structured Overlay Networks, The IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO) [pdf]

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Thinh Le Nguyen Le, Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Locality Awareness in a Peer-to-Peer Publish/Subscribe System, The IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS) [pdf]

  • Tallat M. Shafaat, Bilal Ahmad, and Seif Haridi, ID-Replication for Structured Peer-to-Peer Systems, The International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (EuroPar) [pdf]

  • Ala Arman, Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, and Vladimir Vlassov, Elasticity Controller for Cloud-Based Key-Value Stores, The IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS) [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, Sameh El-Ansary and Seif Haridi, SmoothCache: HTTP-Live Streaming Goes Peer-To-Peer, The IFIP International Conferences on Networking Networking (Networking) [pdf]

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Amir H. Payberah and Seif Haridi, Subscription Awareness Meets Rendezvous Routing, The IARIA International Conference on Advances in P2P Systems (AP2PS) [pdf]

  • Riccardo Reale, Roberto Roverso, Sameh El-Ansary and Seif Haridi, DTL: Dynamic Transport Library for Peer-To-Peer Applications, The International Conference On Distributed Computing And Networking (ICDCN) [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, Sameh El-Ansary and Seif Haridi, Peer2View: a Peer-To-Peer HTTP-Live Streaming platform, The IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P) [pdf]

  • Henrik Abrahamsson and Mattias Nordmark, Program popularity and viewer behaviour in a large TV-on-Demand system, The ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) [pdf]

2011

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Sarunas Girdzijauskas, Amir H. Payberah and Seif Haridi, Vitis: A Gossip-based Hybrid Overlay for Internet-scale Publish/Subscribe, The IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) [pdf]

  • Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, Tareq Jamal Khan, and Vladimir Vlassov, Robust Fault-Tolerant Majority-Based Key-Value Store Supporting Multiple Consistency Levels, The IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS) [pdf]

  • Amir H. Payberah, Jim Dowling and Seif Haridi, Gozar: NAT-friendly Peer Sampling with One-Hop Distributed NAT Traversal, The IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS) [pdf]

  • Alexandros Gkogkas, Roberto Roverso, and Seif Haridi, Accurate and Efficient Simulation of Bandwidth Dynamics for Peer-To-Peer Overlay Networks, The ICST/ACM International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS) [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, Sameh El-Ansary, Alexandros Gkogkas, and Seif Haridi, Mesmerizer: A Effective Tool for a Complete Peer-to-Peer Software Development Life-Cycle, The ICST/IEEE International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTOOLS) [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, Amgad Naiem, Mohammed Reda, Mohammed El-Beltagy, Sameh El-Ansary, Nils Franzen and Seif Haridi, On The Feasibility Of Centrally-Coordinated Peer-To-Peer Live Streaming The IEEE International Conference on Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC) [pdf]

  • Amir H. Payberah, Jim Dowling and Seif Haridi, GLive: The Gradient Overlay as a Market Maker for Mesh-Based P2P Live Streaming, The IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC) [pdf]

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PhD Theses

  • Ahmad Al-Shishtawy, Self-Management for Large-Scale Distributed Systems [pdf]

  • Tallat Shafaat, Partition Tolerance and Data Consistency in Structured Overlay Networks [pdf]

  • Cosmin Arad, Programming Model and Protocols for Reconfigurable Distributed Systems [pdf]

  • Amir H. Payberah, Live Streaming in P2P and Hybrid P2P-Cloud Environments for the Open Internet [pdf]

  • Roberto Roverso, A System, Tools and Algorithms for Adaptive HTTP-live Streaming on Peer-to-peer Overlays [pdf]

  • Raul Jimenze, Distributed Peer Discovery in Large-Scale P2P Streaming Systems [pdf]

  • John Ardelius, On the Performance Analysis of Large Scale, Dynamic, Distributed and Parallel Systems [pdf]

  • Henrik Abrahamsson, Network overload avoidance by traffic engineering and content caching [pdf]

  • Fatemeh Rahimian, Gossip-Based Algorithms for Information Dissemination and Graph Clustering [pdf]