Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  1. J. Perez, R. Birke, Z. Qiu, M. Björkqvist, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``sPARE: Partial Replication for Multi-tier Applications in the Cloud.'' To appear in IEEE Transactions on Service Computing
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  2. Z. Qiu, J. Perez, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and P. Harrison. ``Cutting Latency Tail: Analyzing and Validating Replication without Canceling.'' To appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Computing
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  3. J. Valone, R. Birke, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Making Neighbors Quiet: An Approach to Detect Virtual Resource Contention.'' To appear in IEEE Transactions on Service Computing
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  4. J. Xue, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen and E. Smirni. ``Spatial-Temporal Prediction Models for Active Ticket Managing in Data Centers.'' To appear in IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  5. C. Wang, B. Urgaonkar, A. Gupta, Lydia Y. Chen, R. Birke, and G. Kesidis. ``Effective Capacity Modulation as an Explicit Control Knob for Public Cloud Profitability.'' To appear in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (An extension of ICAC'16 paper)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  6. A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Failure Analysis and Prediction for Big-Data Systems.'' IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, Vol. PP, No. 99, pages 1-14, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  7. N. Nasiriani, C. Wang, G. Kesidis, B. Urgaonkar, R. Birke, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``On Fair Attribution of Costs Under Peak-based Pricing to Cloud Tenants.'' ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems, Vol.2, No.1, pages 3:1-3:28, 2016
    Documents: paper link, pdf, dblp.
  8. R. Birke, A. Podzimek, E. Smirni, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Virtualization in the Private Cloud: State of the Practice.'' IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, pages 608-621, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  9. A. Podzimek, L. Bulej, Lydia Y. Chen, W. Binder, and P. Tuma. ``Robust Partial Load Experiments with Showstopper.'' Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 64, pages 15-38, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  10. N. Chrysos, Lydia Y. Chen, C. Kachris, and M. Katevenis. ``Discharging the Network From Its Flow Control Headaches: Packet Drops and HOL.'' IEEE Transactions on Networking, Vol. 24, No. 1, pages 15-28, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  11. D. Cavdar, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and F. Alagoz. ``A Simulation Framework for Priority Scheduling on Heterogeneous Clusters.'' Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 52, No. C, pages 37-48, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  12. M. Björkqvist, N. Gautam, R. Birke, W. Binder, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Optimizing for Tail Sojourn Times of Cloud Clusters.'' IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Vol. PP, No. 99, pages 1-14, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  13. D. Cavdar, Lydia Y. Chen, and F. Alagoz. ``Priority Scheduling for Heterogeneous Workloads: Tradeoff between Evictions and Response Time.'' IEEE System Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, pages 684-695, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  14. Lydia Y. Chen, D. Ansaloni, E. Smirni, and W. Binder. ``What to Expect when You are Consolidating: Effective Prediction Models of Application Performance on Multicores.'' Journal of Cluster Computing, Vol. 17, No. 1, pages 19-37, 2014 ( An extension of HPDC'12 paper)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  15. Yiyu Chen, A. Das, N. Gautam, Q. Wang, and A. Sivasubramaniam. ``Pricing-Based Strategies for Autonomic Control of Web Servers with Time-Varying Request Arrivals.'' Journal of Engineering Application of Artificial Intelligence (special issue on Autonomic Computing), Vol. 17, No. 7, pages 841-854, 2004 (Invited paper)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.

Peer-reviewed News Letters and Magazine Articles

  1. M. Fazio, A. Celesti, R. Ranjan, C. Liu, Lydia Y. Chen, and M. Villari. ``Open Issues in Scheduling Microservices in the Cloud.'' IEEE Cloud Computing, Vol. 3, No. 5, pages 81-88, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  2. A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Demystifying Casualties of Evictions in Big Data Priority Scheduling.'' Performance Evaluation Review, Vol. 42, No. 4, pages 12-21, 2015 (Invited paper)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  3. Y. Chen, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and N. Gautam. ``On Energy-aware Allocation and Execution for Batch and Interactive MapReduce.'' Performance Evaluation Review, Vol. 42, No. 4, pages 22-30, 2015 (Invited paper)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  4. D. Cavdar, A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, W. Binder, and F. Alagoz. ``Quantifying the Brown Side of Priority Schedulers: Lessons from Big Clusters.'' ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, pages 76-81, 2014
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

  1. N. Morris, C. Stewart, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen and J. Kelley. ``Model-Driven Computational Sprinting.'' To appear in EuroSys 2018
  2. R. Han, Z. Zong, Lydia Y. Chen, S. Wang and J. Zhan. ``AdaptiveConfig: Run-time Configuration of Cluster Schedulers for Cloud Short-running Jobs.'' To appear in IEEE ICDCS 2018
  3. E. Lakew, R.Birke, J. Perez, E. Elmroth and Lydia Y. Chen. ``SmallTail: Scaling Cores and Probabilistic Cloning Requests for Web Systems.'' To appear in IEEE ICAC 2018
  4. V. Jaiman, S. Ben Mokhtar, V. Quéma, L. Y. Chen and E. Rivière. ``Heron: Taming Tail Latencies in Key Value Stores under Heterogeneous Workloads.'' To appear in IEEE SRDS 2018
  5. R. Birke, J. Perez, Z. Qiu, M. Björkqvist and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Power of Redundancy: Designing Partial Replication for Multi-tier Applications.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pages 1-9, 2017 (Top 3 percent of accepted papers recommended for IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering )
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  6. J. Perez, R. Birke and Lydia Y. Chen. ``On the Latency-Accuracy Tradeoff in Approximate MapReduce Jobs.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pages 1-9, 2017
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  7. J. F. Pèrez, R. Birke, M. Björkqvist, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Dual Scaling VMs and Queries: Cost-effective Latency Curtailment''. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), pages 988-998, 2017
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  8. H. Sun, R. Birke, W. Binder, M. Björkqvist and Lydia Y. Chen. ``AccStream: Accuracy-aware Overload Management for Stream Processing Systems.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pages 39-48, 2017 (Best paper award nomination)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  9. S. Cerf, V. Primault, A. Boutet, S. Mokhtar, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, S. Bouchenak, N. Marchand and B. Robu. ``Achieving Privacy and Utility Trade-off in Mobility Database with PULP.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), pages 164-173, 2017
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  10. R. Birke, M. Björkqvist, E. Kalyvianaki, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Meeting Latency Target in Transient Burst: a Case on Spark Streaming.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), pages 149-158, 2017
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  11. J. Xue, R. Birke, E. Smirni, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Managing Data Center Tickets: Prediction and Active Sizing.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pages 335-346, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  12. J. Xue, R. Birke, E. Smirni, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Tale of Tails: Anomaly Avoidance in Data Centers.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), pages 91-100, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  13. C. Wang, B. Urgaonkar, A. Gupta, Lyida Y. Chen, R. Birke, and G. Kesidis. ``Effective Capacity Modulation as an Explicit Control Knob for Public Cloud Profitability.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pages 95-104, 2016 (Best paper award nomination )
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  14. N. Morris, C. Stewart, S. M. Renganathan, R. Birke, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Sprint Ability: How Well Does Your Software Exploit Bursts in Processing Capacity?'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pages 173-178, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  15. A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Actor Profiling in Virtual Execution Environments.'' In Proceedings of International Conference on Generative Programming: Concepts & Experience (GPCE), pages 36-46, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  16. D. Grimes, D. Mehta, B. O'Sullivan, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, T. Scherer and I. Castineiras. ``Robust Server Consolidation: Coping with Peak Demand Underestimation.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pages 271-276, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  17. R. Birke, E. Kalyvianaki, W. Binder, M. Schmatz, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Dynamic Block Sizing for Data Stream Processing Systems.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering Workshops (IC2E), pages 216-222, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  18. Y. Zheng, A. Rosa, L. Salucci, Y. Li, H. Sun, L. Bulej, Lydia Y. Chen, Z. Qi, and W. Binder. ``AutoBench: Finding Workloads That You Need Using Pluggable Hybrid Analyses.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER), pages 639-643, 2016
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  19. R. Birke, M. Björkqvist, C. Minkenberg, M. Schmatz, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``When Virtual Meets Physical at the Edge: A Field Study on Datacenters’ Virtual Traffic.'' In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, pages 403-415, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  20. A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Understanding the Dark Side of Big Data Clusters: an Analysis beyond Failures.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pages 207-218, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  21. C. Wang, N. Nasirani, G. Kesidis, B. Urgaonkar, Q. Wang, Lydia Y. Chen, A. Gupta, and R. Birke. ``Recouping Energy Costs from Cloud Tenants: Tenant Demand Response Aware Pricing Design.'' In Proceedings of ACM eEnergy, pages 51-60, 2015 (Runner-up Best Paper)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  22. A. Podzimek, L. Bulej, Lydia Y. Chen, W. Binder, and P. Tuma. ``Analyzing the Impact of CPU Pinning and Partial CPU Loads on Performance and Energy Efficiency.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM Symposium on Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing (CCGrid), pages 1-10, 2015 (Runner-up Best Paper)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  23. J. Xue, F. Yan, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, T. Scherer, and E. Smirni. ``PRACTISE: Robust Prediction of Data Center Time Series.'' In Proceedings of International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), pages 126-134, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  24. Y. Ying, R. Birke, C. Wang, N. Gautam, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Optimizing Energy, Locality and Priority in a MapReduce Cluster.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pages 21-30, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  25. N. Nasirani, C. Wang, G. Kesidis, B. Urgaonkar, Lydia Y. Chen, and R. Birke. ``On Fair Attribution of Costs Under Peak-based Pricing to Cloud Tenants.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pages 51-60, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  26. A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Catching Failures of Failures at Big-Data Clusters: a Two-Level Neural Network Approach.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), pages 231-236, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  27. J. Vallone, R. Birke, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Contention Detection by Throttling: a Black-box On-line Approach.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), pages 237-242, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  28. A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Predicting and Mitigating Jobs Failures in Big Data Clusters.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM Symposium on Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing (CCGrid), pages 221-230, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  29. S. Spicuglia, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Optimizing Capacity Allocation for Big Data Applications in Cloud Datacenters.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM), pages 511-517, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  30. S. Spicuglia, M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Catching the Response Time Tail in the Cloud.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM), pages 572-577, 2015
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  31. R. Birke, I. Giurgiu, Lydia Y. Chen, D. Wiesmann, and T. Engbersen. ``Failures Analysis of Virtual and Physical Machines: Patterns, Causes and Characteristics.'' In proceedings of IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pages 1-12, 2014 (Best paper award nomination)
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  32. R. Birke, M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, E. Smirni, and T. Engbersen. ``(Big)Data in a Virtualized World: Volume, Velocity, and Variety in Cloud Datacenters.'' In Proceedings of USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), pages 177-189, 2014
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  33. R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and E. Smirni. ``Multi-Resource (In)dependency in Production Datacenters.'' In proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), pages 1-6, 2014
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  34. D. Cavdar, Lydia Y. Chen, and F. Alagoz. ``Green MapReduce for Heterogeneous Data Centers.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, pages 1120-1126, 2014
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  35. M. Björkqvist, S. Spicuglia, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``QoS-aware VM Provisioning for Services in Clouds: Experiences, Models, and Cost Analysis.'' In Proceedings of International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC), pages 69-83, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  36. R. Birke, A. Podzimek, Lydia Y. Chen, and E Smirni. ``State-of-the-Practice in Data Center Virtualization: Toward a Better Understanding of VM Usage.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pages 1-12, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  37. R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and C. Minkenberg. ``A Datacenter Network Tale from a Server's Perspective.'' In Proceedings of ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), pages 99-108, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  38. S. Spicuglia, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Join the Best Queue: Reducing Performance Variability in Heterogeneous Systems.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Cloud Computing (Cloud), pages 139-146, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  39. A. Podzimek, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Transforming System Load to Throughput for Consolidated Applications.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pages 288-292, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  40. R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, M. Gribaudo, and P. Piazzolla. ``Characterization Analysis of Resource Utilization Distribution.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pages 370-374, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  41. S. Spicuglia, M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, G. Serazzi, W. Binder, and E. Smirni. ``On Load Balancing: a Mix-aware Algorithm for Heterogeneous Systems.'' In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), pages 71-76, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  42. A. Peternier, W. Binder, A. Yokokawa, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Parallelism Profiling and Wall-time Prediction for Multi-threaded Applications.'' In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), pages 211-216, 2013
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  43. D. Ansaloni, Lydia Y. Chen, E. Smirni, and W. Binder. ``Model-driven Consolidation of Java Workloads on Multicores.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pages 1-12, 2012
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  44. Lydia Y. Chen, D. Ansaloni, E. Smirni, A. Yokokawa, and W. Binder. ``Achieving Application-centric Performance Targets via Consolidation on Multicores: Myth or Reality?'' In Proceedings of ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC), pages 37-48, 2012
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  45. D. Ansaloni, W. Binder, A. Heydarnoori, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Deferred Methods: Accelerating Dynamic Program Analysis on Multicores.'' In Proceedings of International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO), pages 242-251, 2012
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  46. M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Cost-driven Service Provisioning in Hybrid Clouds.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Service Oriented Computing & Applications (SOCA), pages 1-8, 2012
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  47. R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and E. Smirni. ``Usage Patterns in Multi-tenant Datacenters: A Temporal Perspective.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pages 161-166, 2012
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  48. R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and E. Smirni. ``Data Centers in the Cloud: A Large Scale Performance Study.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Cloud Computing (Cloud), pages 336-343, 2012
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  49. M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Opportunistic Service Provisioning in the Cloud.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Cloud Computing (Cloud), pages 237-244, 2012
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  50. M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, M. Vukolic, and X. Zhang. ``Minimizing Retrieval Delay of Content Cloud.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pages 1080-1088, 2011
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  51. F. Ciucu, O. Hohlfeld, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``On the Convergence to Fairness in Overloaded FIFO Systems.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pages 1988-1996, 2011
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  52. M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, and X. Zhang. ``Minimizing Retrieval Cost of Multi-layer Content Distribution Systems.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 1-6, 2011
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  53. M. Björkqvist, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``Load-Balancing Dynamic Service Binding in Composition Execution Engines.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (APSCC), pages 67-74, 2010
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  54. N. Chrysos, Lydia Y. Chen, C. Minkenberg, C. Kachris, and M. Katevenis. ``End-to-end Congestion Management for Non-Blocking, Multi-stage Switching Fabrics using Commodity Switches.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS), pages 6:1-6:12, 2010
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  55. Lydia Y. Chen, and N. Chrysos, ``Throughput of Random Arbitration for Approximate Matchings.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS), pages 16:1-16:2, 2010
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  56. M. Björkqvist, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Content Retrieval Delay Driven by Caching Policy and Source Selection.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pages 397-399, 2010
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  57. Yiyu Chen, and N. Gautam. ``Server Frequency-Performance Control Using Markovian Decision Processes.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pages 2951-2955, 2009
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  58. Yiyu Chen, A. Scicchitano, and M. Meo. ``Caching Video Contents in IPTV Systems with Hierarchical Architecture.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 1-6, 2009
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  59. Yiyu Chen, W. Denzel, and R. Luijten. ``Optimization of Link Bandwidth for Parallel Communication Performance.'' In Proceedings of International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), pages 137-144, 2009
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  60. W. Qin, Q. Wang, Yiyu Chen, and N. Gautam. ``Performance Management of Internet Web Servers via an LPV Approach.'' In Proceedings of American Control Conference (ACC), pages 2939-2944, 2006
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  61. Yiyu Chen, A. Das, Q. Wang, A. Sivasubramaniam, R. Harper, and M. Bland. ``Consolidating Clients on Back-end Servers with Co-location and Frequency Control.'' ACM SIGMETRICS, pages 383-384, 2006
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  62. Yiyu Chen, A. Das, N. Gautam, Q. Wang, and A. Sivasubramaniam. ``Managing Server Energy and Operational Cost in Hosting Centers.'' ACM SIGMETRICS, pages 303-314, 2005 (Receive more than 550 citations )
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.
  63. Yiyu Chen, A. Das, N. Gautam, Q. Wang, and A. Sivasubramaniam. ``Pricing and Autonomic Control of Web Servers with Time-Varying Request Patterns.'' In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pages 290-291, 2004
    Documents: link, pdf, bibtex.

Book Chapters

  1. R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and E. Smirni. ``State of Practice of Non-self-aware Virtual Machine Management in Cloud Data Centers.''Self-aware Computing Systems, pages 555-574, Springer, 2017
  2. R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and E. Smirni. ``A Large-scale Field Study of the Performance of Geographically Dispersed Data Centers.''Handbook on Data Center, pages 1257-1266, Springer, 2015

Peer-reviewed Workshop Papers

  1. Andrea Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and Walter Binder. ``Profiling actor utilization and communication in Akka.'' In Proceedings of Erlang Workshop, pages 24-32, 2016
  2. N. Rameshan, R. Birke, L. Navarro, V. Vlassov, B. Urgaonkar, G. Kesidis, M. Schmatz, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Profiling Memory Vulnerability of Big-data Applications.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), pages 258-361, 2016
  3. D. Cavdar, Lydia Y. Chen, and F. Alagoz. ``Reducing Execution Waste in Priority Scheduling: a Hybrid Approach'' To appear in USENIX Workshop on Cool Topics in Sustainable Data Centers (CoolDC), co-located with Usenix Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), 2016
  4. R. Birke, Z. Qiu, J. F. Pérez, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``Defeating Variability in Cloud Applications by Multi-tier Workload Redundancy''. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), pages 198-299, 2016
  5. S. Govindan, D. Wang, Lydia Y. Chen, A. Sivasubramaniam, and B. Urgaonkar. ``Towards Realizing a Low Cost and Highly Available Datacenter Power Infrastructure.'' In Proceedings of Workshop on Power-Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower), co-located with ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), 2011

Tool Demonstrations

  1. A. Rosa, Lydia Y. Chen, and W. Binder. ``AkkaProf: a Profiler for Akka Actors in Parallel and Distributed Applications.'' To appear in Asian Symposium on Programming Languages and Systems (APLAS), 2016
  2. J. Xue, E. Smirni, R. Birke, T. Scherer, and Lydia Y. Chen. ``PROST: Predicting Resource Usages with Spatial and Temporal Dependencies.'' To appear in ACM International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), 2016
  3. T. Scherer, J. Xue, F. Yan, R. Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, and E. Smirni. ``PRACTISE - Demonstrating a Neural Network Based Framework for Robust Prediction of Data Center Workload.'' In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC), pages 402-403, 2015
  4. A. Rosa, W. Binder, Lydia Y. Chen, M. Gribaudo, and G. Serazzi. ``ParSim: A Tool for Workload Modeling and Reproduction of Parallel Applications.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pages 494-497, 2014
  5. A. Podzimek, Lydia Y. Chen, L. Bulej, W. Binder, and P. Tuma. ``Showstopper: The Partial CPU Load Tool.'' In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Modelling, Analysis & Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pages 510-513, 2014
  6. D. Ansaloni, Lydia Y. Chen, E. Smirni, and W. Binder. ``Find Your Best Match: Predicting Performance of Consolidated Workloads.'' In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), pages 243-244, 2012