Dick H.J. Epema

Professor TU Delft

Research Focus
Resource management and scheduling/Lead Koala/Co-lead Tribler

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Publications
An Experimental Performance Evaluation of Autoscalers for Complex Workflows
  • Alexey Ilyushkin,
  • Ahmed Ali El-Din,
  • Nikolas Herbst,
  • Andre Bauer (U. Wuertzburg, Germany),
  • Allesandro Vittorio Papadopoulos,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Alexandru Iosup
TOMPECS (Best Paper Nominations from ICPE'17, revised and extended versions). Accepted, in print.
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An Experimental Performance Evaluation of Autoscaling Policies for Complex Workflows
  • Alexey Ilyushkin,
  • Ahmed Ali El-Din,
  • Nikolas Herbst,
  • Allesandro Vittorio Papadopoulos,
  • Bogdan Ghit,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Alexandru Iosup
ICPE 2017: 75--86 (Nominated for Best Paper Award)
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Modeling, analysis, and experimental comparison of streaming graph-partitioning policies.
  • Yong Guo,
  • Hassan Chafi,
  • Sungpack Hong,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
J. Parallel Distrib. Comput. 108: 106-121 (2017)
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When Game Becomes Life: The Creators and Spectators of Online Game Replays and Live Streaming.
  • Adele Lu Jia,
  • Siqi Shen,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Alexandru Iosup
TOMCCAP 12(4): 47:1-47:24 (2016)
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Design and Experimental Evaluation of Distributed Heterogeneous Graph-Processing Systems
  • Yong Guo,
  • Ana Lucia Varbanescu,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Alexandru Iosup
CCGrid 2016: 203-212
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Socializing by Gaming: Revealing Social Relationships in Multiplayer Online Games
  • Adele Lu Jia,
  • Siqi Shen,
  • Ruud van de Bovenkamp (TU Delft),
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Fernando A. Kuipers,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
TKDD 10(2): 11:1-11:29 (2015)
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An Availability-on-Demand Mechanism for Datacenters.
  • Siqi Shen,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Assaf Israel (Technion, Israel),
  • Walfredo Cirne (Google Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA),
  • Danny Raz (Technion, Israel),
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2015: 495-504
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Area of Simulation: Mechanism and Architecture for Multi-Avatar Virtual Environments.
  • Siqi Shen,
  • Shun-Yun Hu,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
TOMCCAP 12(1): 8:1-8:24 (2015)
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V for Vicissitude: The Challenge of Scaling Complex Big Data Workflows
  • Bogdan Ghit,
  • Mihai Capota,
  • Tim Hegeman,
  • Jan Hidders (TU Delft),
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Alexandru Iosup
CCGRID 2014: 927-932
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An Empirical Performance Evaluation of GPU-Enabled Graph-Processing Systems.
  • Yong Guo,
  • Ana Lucia Varbanescu,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2015: 423-432
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Characterization of Human Mobility in Networked Virtual Environments.
  • Siqi Shen,
  • Niels Brouwers,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
NOSSDAV 2014: 13
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IaaS Cloud Benchmarking: Approaches, Challenges, and Experience.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Radu Prodan,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
Cloud Computing for Data-Intensive Applications 2014: 83-104 (book chapter)
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An experience report on using gamification in technical higher education.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
SIGCSE 2014: 27-32
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Scheduling Jobs in the Cloud Using On-Demand and Reserved Instances.
  • Siqi Shen,
  • Kefeng Deng,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
Euro-Par 2013: 242-254
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The Failure Trace Archive: Enabling the comparison of failure measurements and models of distributed systems.
  • Bahman Javadi,
  • Derrick Kondo,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
J. Parallel Distrib. Comput. 73(8): 1208-1223 (2013)
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Massivizing Multi-player Online Games on Clouds.
  • Siqi Shen,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2013: 152-155
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On the Performance Variability of Production Cloud Services.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Nezih Yigitbasi,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2011: 104-113
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Identifying, analyzing, and modeling flashcrowds in BitTorrent.
  • Boxun Zhang,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Johan A. Pouwelse,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
Peer-to-Peer Computing 2011: 240-249
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Performance Analysis of Cloud Computing Services for Many-Tasks Scientific Computing
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Simon Ostermann (U. Innsbruck),
  • Nezih Yigitbasi,
  • Radu Prodan,
  • Thomas Fahringer,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
IEEE Trans. Parallel Distrib. Syst. 22(6): 931-945 (2011)
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Grid Computing Workloads.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
IEEE Internet Computing 15(2): 19-26 (2011)
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Analysis and modeling of time-correlated failures in large-scale distributed systems.
  • Nezih Yigitbasi,
  • Matthieu Gallet,
  • Derrick Kondo,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
GRID 2010: 65-72
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A Model for Space-Correlated Failures in Large-Scale Distributed Systems.
  • Matthieu Gallet,
  • Nezih Yigitbasi,
  • Bahman Javadi,
  • Derrick Kondo,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
Euro-Par 2010: 88-100
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Sampling Bias in BitTorrent Measurements.
  • Boxun Zhang,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Johan A. Pouwelse,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Henk J. Sips
Euro-Par 2010: 484-496
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The performance of bags-of-tasks in large-scale distributed systems.
  • Omer Ozan Sonmez,
  • Nezih Yigitbasi,
  • Saeid Abrishami,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
HPDC 2010: 49-60
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The Failure Trace Archive: Enabling Comparative Analysis of Failures in Diverse Distributed Systems.
  • Derrick Kondo,
  • Bahman Javadi,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2010: 398-407 (Best Paper Award)
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C-Meter: A Framework for Performance Analysis of Computing Clouds.
  • Nezih Yigitbasi,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Simon Ostermann
CCGRID 2009: 472-477
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Trace-based evaluation of job runtime and queue wait time predictions in grids.
  • Omer Ozan Sonmez,
  • Nezih Yigitbasi,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
HPDC 2009: 111-120
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TRIBLER: a social-based peer-to-peer system.
  • Johan A. Pouwelse,
  • Pawel Garbacki,
  • Jun Wang,
  • Arno Bakker,
  • Jie Yang,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Marcel J. T. Reinders,
  • Maarten van Steen,
  • Henk J. Sips
Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 20(2): 127-138 (2008)
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Inter-operating grids through Delegated MatchMaking.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Todd Tannenbaum,
  • Matthew Farrellee,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Miron Livny
Scientific Programming 16(2-3): 233-253 (2008) (Special Issue with Nominated and Best Paper Awards at SC|07
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The Grid Workloads Archive.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Hui Li,
  • Mathieu Jan,
  • Shanny Anoep,
  • Catalin Dumitrescu,
  • Lex Wolters,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
Future Generation Comp. Syst. 24(7): 672-686 (2008)
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The performance of bags-of-tasks in large-scale distributed systems.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Omer Ozan Sonmez,
  • Shanny Anoep,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
HPDC 2008: 97-108
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On the characteristics of grid workflows.
  • Simon Ostermann,
  • Radu Prodan,
  • Thomas Fahringer,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CoreGRID Symposium at Euro-Par 2008
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A performance study of grid workflow engines.
  • Corina Stratan,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
GRID 2008: 25-32
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Efficient management of data center resources for massively multiplayer online games.
  • Vlad Nae,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Stefan Podlipnig,
  • Radu Prodan,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Thomas Fahringer
SC 2008: 10
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Build-and-Test Workloads for Grid Middleware: Problem, Analysis, and Applications.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2007: 205-213
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Inter-operating grids through delegated matchmaking.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Todd Tannenbaum,
  • Matthew Farrellee,
  • Miron Livny
SC 2007: 13 (Nominated for Best Paper Award and Best Student Paper Award)
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On the dynamic resource availability in grids.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Mathieu Jan,
  • Omer Ozan Sonmez,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
GRID 2007: 26-33
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The Characteristics and Performance of Groups of Jobs in Grids.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Mathieu Jan,
  • Omer Ozan Sonmez,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
Euro-Par 2007: 382-393
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On Grid Performance Evaluation Using Synthetic Workloads.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Carsten Franke,
  • Alexander Papaspyrou,
  • Lars Schley,
  • Baiyi Song,
  • Ramin Yahyapour
JSSPP 2006: 232-255
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2Fast : Collaborative Downloads in P2P Networks.
  • Pawel Garbacki,
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Maarten van Steen
Peer-to-Peer Computing 2006: 23-30 (Best Paper Award)
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Provisioning and Scheduling Resources for World-Wide Data-Sharing Services.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Pawel Garbacki,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
e-Science 2006: 84
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GRENCHMARK: A Framework for Analyzing, Testing, and Comparing Grids.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2006: 313-320
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How are Real Grids Used? The Analysis of Four Grid Traces and Its Implications.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Catalin Dumitrescu,
  • Dick H.J. Epema,
  • Hui Li,
  • Lex Wolters
GRID 2006: 262-269
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Correlating Topology and Path Characteristics of Overlay Networks and the Internet.
  • Alexandru Iosup,
  • Pawel Garbacki,
  • Johan A. Pouwelse,
  • Dick H.J. Epema
CCGRID 2006: 10
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