Dr.-Ing. Kai Sachs

I am now a member of SAP's Virtualization and Cloud Management group.

Table of Contents

  1. Professional Functions & Memberships
  2. Awards and Recognitions
  3. Professional Activities
  4. Projects
  5. Publications, Selected Presentations, and Reports
  6. Supervised Theses
  7. Teaching

Publications, Selected Presentations and Reports

Publications are listed on a separate page.

Professional Functions & Memberships

SPEC - "Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation"
Representative of SAP to SPEC Research Group
Vice-Chair of SPEC Research Group
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Member
Event Processing Technical Society
Member
Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
Member

Awards / Recognitions

  • SPECtacular Award 2009
    Awarded by the SPEC President Walter Bays on January 30, 2010 at SPEC's Annual Meeting in San Jose, CA.
  • SPECtacular Performance Award 2007
    Awarded by the SPEC President Walter Bays (Sun Microsystems) on January 27, 2008 at SPEC's Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
  • SPECtacular Award 2006
    for service as Lead Developer of the SPECjms2007 Benchmark developed by SPEC's Open Systems Group (OSG). Awarded by the SPEC President Walter Bays (Sun Microsystems) on January 24, 2007 at SPEC's Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.

Patents

Systems and methods for processing auto-id data

    C. Bornhoevd, M. Cilia, P. Guerrero, K. Sachs, and A. Buchmann
    Assignee: SAP AG, Application number: 11/429,151 Publication number: US 2007/0260470 A1.
@proceedings{sipew-2008, editor = {Samuel Kounev and Ian Gorton and Kai Sachs}, title = {Performance Evaluation: Metrics, Models and Benchmarks, SPEC International Performance Evaluation Workshop, SIPEW 2008, Darmstadt, Germany, June 27-28, 2008. Proceedings}, booktitle = {SIPEW}, publisher = {Springer}, series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science}, volume = {5119}, year = {2008}, isbn = {978-3-540-69813-5}, }

Talks

  • SPECjms2007 - An Overview
    SAP, Walldorf, Germany, 17.04.2007
  • Benchmarking and Modelling of Message-Oriented Middleware
    FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik, Karlsruhe, Germany, 24.06.2009
  • Benchmark Engineering: Current Trends and New Challenges in Benchmarking
    TCS Symposium - Architecture and Design of High Performance Systems, Mumbai, India, 8.1.2013 
  • Current trends and new challenges in Benchmark Research
    AMPLab, UC Berkeley, US, 19.03.2013

Professional Activities

Conference Organisation

  • Program Chair of the International Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Services (HotTopiCS 2013)
  • Publicity Chair of the  ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) 2013
  • Financial Chair of the ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) 2012
  • Industrial Chair of the Second Joint WOSP/SIPEW International Conference on Performance Engineering WOSP/SIPEW 2011
  • Program Chair of the SPEC Benchmark Workshop 2010
  • Tutorial and Exhibits Chair of the First Joint WOSP/SIPEW International Conference on Performance Engineering WOSP/SIPEW 2010
  • Organizing Chair of the SPEC International Performance Evaluation Workshop (SIPEW) 2008
  • Publication Chair of the SPEC Benchmark Workshop 2009
  • Volunteer Coordination on the IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2008
  • Co-founder of SPEC International Performance Evaluation Workshop (SIPEW) (now ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE))
  • Member of the Steering Committee of ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE)
  • Steering Committee Member of the SPEC Benchmark Workshop Series
  • Vice Chair of the SPEC Research Group
  • Program Committees

    I was / I am serving as PC Member of the

    • International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC) 2013 2014
    • 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid) 2014
    • 30th  IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2014
    • 4th Workshop on Big Data Benchmarking (WBDB) 2013
    • ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) 2012 2013
    • 42nd International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP) 2013
    • TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking (TPC TC) 2010 2011
    • Workshop on Data Streams and Event Processing (DSEP) 2011 2013
    • ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS) 2010 (Poster PC member), 2012 (Demo PC member)2013 (Posters & Demos PC member),  
    • SPEC Benchmark Workshop 2009
    • SPEC International Performance Evaluation Workshop (SIPEW) 2008

    Selected Reviewer/Referee Activities

    • Member of Editorial Board CSI Transactions on ICT
    • Conferences: ACM SIGMOD 2005/06, EDBT 2008, VLDB 2006, RDDS 2006, ICDE 2007, ICDCS 2006/08/09, ACM/SPEC ICPE 2010/11
    • Journals: Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases, Datenbanken Spektrum, Springer Computing, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing

    Projects

    Supervised Theses

    Past

    • "Performance Analysis of Java in the Context of Virtualiztion" , Stefan Appel, 2008.
    • "Marktgetriebenen Kapazitäts- und Performance- Planung am Beispiel einer Telekom-Systemkette" , Yves Njipwo Nguenda, 2008.
      In cooperation with T-Com
    • "Modeling and Performance Evaluation of an RFID Scenario Applying EPCglobalís EPCIS Architecture", Eva Twellmeyer, 2008.
      In cooperation with SAP Research Dresden
    • "JMS-Server Benchmark mit SPECjms2007", Michael Schneider, 2008.
    • "Performance Modeling of Java EE Applications using LQNs and QPNs, Frank Heimburger, 2007.
      In cooperation with Infosys Technologies Ltd., Bangalore / India
    • "Service-Oriented Enterprise Integration Method", Liisel Murre, 2007.
      In cooperation with Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke (DAW)
    • "Performance Evaluation of an ECA Rule Engine on Small Devices", Stephan Butterweck, 2007.
    • "Semantic Extensions of Business Process Modeling Tools", Florian Dörr, 2007.
      In cooperation with SAP Research Karlsruhe
    • "Der Einsatz von RFID-Technik am Flughafen", Manuella Müller, 2006.
      In cooperation with Fraunhofer-Institut für Materialfluss und Logistik

    Teaching

    Winter 09-10 Database Systems II
    Summer 2009 Seminar: Performance Engineering in Practice: Benchmarks and Related Concepts
    Winter 08-09 Database Systems II
    Winter 07-08 Database Systems II
    Winter 06-07 Database Systems II
    Winter 05-06 Database Systems II
    Winter 2005/06 Seminar: RFID Technologies

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