September 25 – 30 , 2016, GI-Dagstuhl Seminar 16394

Software Performance Engineering in the DevOps World


Pooyan Jamshidi (Imperial College London, GB)
Philipp Leitner (Universität Zürich, CH)
André van Hoorn (Universität Stuttgart, DE)
Ingo Weber (Data61 / NICTA – Sydney, AU)

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Heike Clemens


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This GI-Dagstuhl Seminar addresses the problem of performance-aware DevOps. Both, DevOps and performance engineering have been growing trends over the past one to two years, in no small part due to the rise in importance of identifying performance anomalies in the operations (Ops) of cloud and big data systems and feeding these back to the development (Dev). However, so far, the research community has treated software engineering, performance engineering, and cloud computing mostly as individual research areas. We aim to identify cross-community collaboration, and to set the path for long-lasting collaborations towards performance-aware DevOps.

The main goal of the GI-Dagstuhl Seminar is to bring together young researchers (PhD students in a later stage of their PhD, as well as PostDocs or Junior Professors) in the areas of (i) software engineering, (ii) performance engineering, and (iii) cloud computing and big data to present their current research projects, to exchange experience and expertise, to discuss research challenges, and to develop ideas for future collaborations:

  • This seminar will provide a joint forum for participants coming from different research.
  • The participants will learn about the newest developments in their own as well as adjacent research areas.
  • This seminar will foster interaction among the participants and establish collaborations between the researchers towards joint research projects.

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