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CMG Conference Performance and Capacity 2014

Call for Papers November 3-6, 2014

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The Computer Measurement Group (CMG) calls for papers and presentations for the 40th International Conference to be held November 3-6, 2014. The 2014 CMG conference will cover all areas of systems management, including but not limited to: capacity planning, IT service management, application performance management, performance engineering and testing, as well as the latest developments in the overall field of computer performance evaluation. CMG is the source of unbiased and objective expert information and practical, real life experiences across all computing platforms in the computer industry for over 35 years. Share your knowledge and experiences: write a paper and submit it for presentation at Performance and Capacity 2014 by CMG. Submissions at all levels are welcome and encouraged. We especially encourage papers on User Experiences. All paper and presentation submissions will be evaluated through a blind peer-referee process, and will be categorized as Introductory, Tutorial, Advanced, or User Experience. Mentors are available for writing assistance, and should be requested early in the writing process. Editorial assistance is provided for all accepted papers. Primary subject areas for papers, for any and all platforms, are as follows:

Subject Areas

Suggested topics (but not limited to)

IT Service Management ITIL processes and IT Service Management, asset management, BPM, BAM, corporate governance (HIPAA, HEPA, SOX), CPM, dashboards, KPIs, customer SLAs,infrastructure performance management, SaaS, Cloud Computing, etc.
Capacity Planning Capacity management issues, trending and prediction, statistics, forecasting, simulation, analytic & hybrid modeling, server consolidation, wireless capacity, etc.
Application Performance Management Data collection and reduction, monitoring, performance databases, ad hoc reporting techniques, web performance, workload optimized systems, performance visualization. Tuning of performance parameters and programs for storage, operating system, networks, software products, applications, cloud, etc.
Performance Engineering & Testing Software Performance Engineering (SPE), simulation, benchmarking, creating appropriate test loads, conducting stress tests, and evaluating the results.
Industry & Professional Trends Cybersecurity, DevOps, Big Data, Mobile Computing, Emerging Technologies, Professional Development, etc

Important Paper Submission Dates Request for Mentor Due May 23, 2014 Paper Abstract Due June 16, 2014 Paper (Draft) Due June 16, 2014 Referee Review Period June 17 - July 14, 2014 Author Acceptance Notification Mid – Late July, 2014 Editorial Review Period August/September, 2014 Final Camera Ready Copy Due Presentation Slides Due September 15, 2014 October 6, 2014 Please note: The Paper Abstract Due date is the date to submit an abstract or a brief summarization of your paper. There is no acceptance process for abstracts and no acknowledgement will be sent; your abstract simply indicates your intent to submit a paper. The Paper Due date is the deadline for submission to the referee process.(Note that papers, which are submitted, as slides must include, detailed speaker’s notes.) Once a paper is refereed, accepted, and edited, the final version is due on the Final Camera Ready Copy Due date. This is also the date when the paper must have all updates, corrections or modifications approved and ready for publication in the CMG Proceedings. CMG will also consider papers on topics and technologies that become available later in the year. Such papers will be considered for acceptance on a case-by-case basis by the Program Committee. CMG will continue to use the paper submission system called EDAS (www.edas.info). Instructions for using EDAS can be found at the following URL under “Author and Speaker Information”: link