The annual ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC’18) brings together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners interested in cloud computing. ACM SoCC’18 is the 9th edition of the premier conference on cloud computing; it is the only conference co-sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Groups on Management of Data (SIGMOD) and on Operating Systems (SIGOPS). SoCC will be held in Carlsbad, California, to foster connections between the academic and industrial communities operating in the cloud space. We solicit original contributions on all aspects of cloud computing. We particularly encourage submissions on the research, development, practice, and experience of cloud computing systems and data management. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to the following, when related to the cloud:
- Administration and Manageability
- Application, Analytics, Database as a Service
- Cross Datacenter Data management
- Data Services Architectures
- Data Markets
- Distributed and Parallel Query Processing
- Distributed Systems
- Energy Efficiency and Management
- Fault Tolerance, High Availability, and Reliability
- IoT Infrastructure
- Large Scale Cloud Applications
- Networking and SDNs
- Platform for Services
- Privacy of Data and Computation
- Programming Models
- Provisioning and Metering
- Query Optimization
- Resource Management
- Scientific Data Management
- Security of Infrastructure and Services
- Service Level Agreements
- Storage Systems and New Technologies
- Transactional Models
- Virtualization, Containers, VMs
Authors can submit a paper in one of the following categories:
- Research Papers describe original research, where novelty is a primary consideration.
- Experience Papers describe experiences with existing systems, where lessons from the experience are a primary consideration.
- Vision Papers describe speculative but well-reasoned and thought-provoking ideas, where insight is a primary consideration.
Submissions will be judged based on their originality, technical merit, relevance, value to the community, and likelihood of producing interesting discussions at the symposium. Submissions will be kept confidential until accepted. Rejected submissions will be kept confidential permanently.
Authors must submit original papers that are not being considered for publication in other forums. Submissions cannot be accompanied by nondisclosure, confidentiality, or similar agreements.
Papers that violate the below requirements will be rejected without reviews. Judicious use of color is permitted, but the paper should print clearly in black and white. Non-rejected papers will be shepherded, and final acceptance will be conditional on the shepherd’s approval. Reviewing is single-blind, therefore there is no requirement to conceal authors or organization identities.
Paper format & fonts
Submissions must be in PDF format using 10-point font on 12-point leading, Times-Roman or similar
typeface, letter-sized paper, double column, a text block of 6.5 inches wide
by 9 inches tall, with numbered pages.
A LaTeX template is available here, but authors can use other templates
or editors that conform with the requirements.
Download the Latex Template
Submissions can have up to 12 pages for Research and Experience papers, and 6 pages for Vision papers; this limit includes the title, author list, abstract, and appendices, but excludes references.
After the author list, papers should indicate the submission type (research, experience, vision).
Details and deadlines for poster submissions will be available in the call for posters. Papers accepted to the conference are automatically allowed to have a poster.
Registration deadline (extended): 10 May 2018 11:59pm EDT
You can register new submissions until this deadline.
Submission deadline (extended): 17 May 2018 11:59pm EDT
Papers must be submitted by this deadline to be reviewed.
The paper submission site is now online at https://socc18.hotcrp.com/
Email any questions you have to the PC chairs at rossbach [at] cs [dot] utexas [dot] edu or tcondie [at] microsoft [dot] com