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Two Papers accepted at IEEE/ACM ASE 2011


Two full papers of the Descartes Research Group have been accepted and will be published at IEEE/ACM ASE 2011.[more]

FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis"


Philipp Meier from the Descartes Research Group wins the FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis"[more]

Three Group Members Receive Awards at "Tag der Informatik 2011"


Michael Faber, Philipp Meier and Qais Noorshams awarded as best computer science graduates of the year 2010/2011.[more]

QPME 2.0 Released as Open-Source Project


A major new version of QPME (Queueing Petri net Modeling Environment), version 2.0, was released today and is now available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License (EPL) v1.0.[more]

Best Paper Award at CLOSER 2011


The paper "Evaluating and Modeling Virtualization Performance Overhead for Cloud Environments" by N. Huber, M. von Quast, M. Hauck, and S. Kounev received the Best Paper Award at CLOSER 2011.[more]

RELATE ITN Kick-Off Meeting in Karlsruhe


The RELATE ITN Kick-Off Meeting took place on March 31 and April 1 at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany. [more]

ICST Best Paper Award at SIMUTools2011


The paper "Automated Simulation-Based Capacity Planning for Enterprise Data Fabrics" by S. Kounev, K. Bender, F. Brosig, N. Huber, and R. Okamoto received the Best Paper Award at SIMUTools2011.[more]

Over 120 participants at ICPE 2011


Participants from industry and academia coming from 20 different countries attended ICPE 2011 in Karlsruhe. [more]

New Research Group of SPEC publicly announced


The new Research Group (RG) of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), co-founded by Samuel Kounev and Kai Sachs, was publicly announced today[more]

New EU FP7 Marie Curie Integrated Training Network launched


A New Marie Curie Integrated Training Network (ITN) "RELATE" on Engineering and Provisioning of Service-Based Cloud Applications was launched today[more]

ObjektForum thesis award


Fabian Brosig and Martin Küster, members of the SDQ group, have received prizes by the ObjektForum Karlsruhe.[more]

SDQ Winter Day 2010


Weihnachtliches Ambiente, Kekse und Glühwein kostenlos am Donnerstag, den 02.12. ab 15:45 Uhr – alle Studenten sind herzlich eingeladen![more]

FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis"


Fabian Brosig from the Descartes Research Group wins the FZI Prize "Best Diploma Thesis"[more]

CFP for ICPE 2011 available


The Call-for-Papers for the 2nd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE 2011) to be held in Karlsruhe from March 14-16, 2011 is now available.[more]

Descartes Vision Paper to be presented at IEEE SCC 2010


The paper "Towards self-aware performance and resource management in modern service-oriented systems" will be published at the 7th IEEE SCC 2010.[more]

New paper on stochastic modeling of publish/subscribe systems


"Stochastic Performance Analysis and Capacity Planning of Publish/Subscribe Systems" by Arnd Schröter, Gero Mühl, Samuel Kounev, Helge Parzyjegla and Jan Richling will be presented at DEBS 2010.[more]

GFFT Prize "Best Diploma Thesis"


Diploma thesis of the SDQ Group awarded as "Best Diploma Thesis"[more]

New working group on benchmarking research established at SPEC


The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has formed a new working group with the goal to establish a new SPEC Research Committee.[more]

Preliminary Announcement of ICPE 2011 (WOSP/SIPEW 2011)


WOSP/SIPEW International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) is about to be established as a regular event.[more]

Two group members recognized by SPEC's President


During SPEC's 2010 Annual Meeting, Samuel Kounev and Kai Sachs were awarded with the SPECtacular Performance Award.[more]

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