Associate Professor at UPC - BarcelonaTech
Computer Architecture Department

Associate Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Autonomic Systems and e-Business Platforms

dcarrera@ac.upc.edu
david.carrera@bsc.es

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
Campus Nord, Mod D6 - 112
C/ Jordi Girona, 1-3. E-08034 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 405 40 62  Fax. +34 93 401 70 55

 

Journals

  1. (1)Nicolás Poggi, David Carrera, Ricard Gavaldà, Eduard Ayguadé, Jordi Torres: A methodology for the evaluation of high response time on E-commerce users and sales. Information Systems Frontiers 16(5): 867-885 (2014)

  2. (2)Luis Velasco, Adrian Asensio, Alberto Castro, Josep Lluis Berral, David Carrera, Víctor López, Juan P. Fernández Palacios: Cross-stratum orchestration and flexgrid optical networks for data center federations. IEEE Network 27(6): 23-30 (2013)

  3. (3)Jordà Polo, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé. Deadline-based MapReduce Workload Management. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM). ISSN 1932-4537. vol. 10, no.2, pp.231-244. June 2013. doi: 10.1109/TNSM.2012.122112.110163.

  4. (4)Nicolas Poggi, David Carrera, Ricard Gavaldà and Eduard Ayguadé. A Methodology for the Evaluation of High Response Time on E-commerce Users and Sales. International Systems Frontiers (ISF). To appear. ISSN: 1387-3326. JCR Impact Factor: 0.91 (SCI 2011)

  5. (5)David Carrera, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, Jordi Torres, and Eduard Ayguadé. Autonomic placement of mixed batch and transactional workloads. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), February 2012 (vol. 23 no. 2), Pages 219-231. ISSN: 1045-9219
    JCR Impact Factor: 1.4 (SCI 2011)

  6. (6)Ramon Bertran, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Marc Gonzàlez, Xavier Martorell, Nacho Navarro, Jordi Torres, and Eduard Ayguadé.Energy accounting for shared virtualized environments under dvfs using pmc-based power models. Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), Volume 28, Issue 2, February 2012, Pages 457-468. ISSN: 0167-739X
    JCR Impact Factor: 1.98 (SCI 2011)

  7. (7)Waheed Iqbal, Matthew Dailey, David Carrera, and Paul Janecek Adaptive resource provisioning for read intensive multi-tier applications in the cloud. Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), Vol. 27(6), pp. 871-879, June 2011. ISSN: 0167-739X
    JCR Impact Factor: 1.98 (SCI 2011)

  8. (8)Jordi Guitart, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé. Dynamic CPU Provisioning for Self-Managed Secure Web Applications in SMP Hosting Platforms. Computer Networks: The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking, Vol. 52 (7), pp. 1390-1409, May 2008. ISSN: 1389-1286
    JCR Impact Factor: 1.304 (SCI 2008)

  9. (9)Jordi Guitart, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Jordi Torres, and Eduard Ayguadé. Designing an Overload Control Strategy for Secure e-Commerce Applications. Computer Networks: The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking, Vol. 51 (15), pp. 4492-4510, October 2007. ISSN: 1389-1286
    JCR Impact Factor: 0.829 (SCI 2007)

  10. (10)David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé, A Hybrid Connector for Efficient Web Servers, Special Issue on High Performance Computing in Parallel and Distribute d Systems of IJHPCN Journal. Issue 5/6 of 2008, Vol. 5. pp. 232-330. ISSN: 1740-0562.

International Conferences

  1. (1)Jorda Polo, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé, Malgorzata Steinder: Adaptive MapReduce Scheduling in Shared Environments. CCGRID 2014: 61-70

  2. (2)Nicolás Poggi, David Carrera, Eduard Ayguadé, Jordi Torres: Profit-aware cloud resource provisioner for ecommerce. CLUSTER 2014: 274-275

  3. (3)Juan Luis Pérez, Álvaro Villalba, David Carrera, Iker Larizgoitia, Vlad Trifa: The COMPOSE API for the internet of things. WWW (Companion Volume) 2014: 971-976

  4. (4)Benny Mandler, Fabio Antonelli, Robert Kleinfeld, Carlos Pedrinaci, David Carrera, Alessio Gugliotta, Daniel Schreckling, Iacopo Carreras, Dave Raggett, Marc Pous, Carmen Vicente Villares, Vlad Trifa: COMPOSE - A Journey from the Internet of Things to the Internet of Services. AINA Workshops 2013: 1217-1222

  5. (5)Nicolas Poggi, Vinod Muthusamy, David Carrera and Rania Khalaf. Business Process Mining from Ecommerce Web logs. 11th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2013), Beijing, China. Regular Papers: 17 Accepted of 118 Submissions: 14.4%

  6. (6)Jordà Polo, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera. Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé, Mike Spreitzer, Malgorzata Steinder. Enabling Distributed Key-Value Stores with Low Latency-Impact Snapshot Support. The IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2013), August  22 - 24, Cambridge, MA, USA

  7. (7)Benny Mandler, Fabio Antonelli, Robert Kleinfeld, Carlos Pedrinaci, David Carrera, Alessio Gugliotta, Daniel Schreckling, Iacopo Carreras, Dave Raggett, Marc Pous, Carmen Vicente Villares, Vlad Trifa. COMPOSE - a journey from the Internet of Things to the Internet of Services. The International Workshop on Cloud Computing: Project and Initiatives (CCPI 2013), March 25 - 28, Barcelona, Spain.

  8. (8)Waheed Iqbal, Matthew Dailey, David Carrera. Black-Box Approach to Capacity Identification for Multi-Tier Applications Hosted on Virtualized Platforms. In the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Service Computing (CSC 2011), December 12-14, 2011, Hong Kong, China.
    Regular Papers: 52 Accepted of 90 Submissions: 57%

  9. (9)Jordà Polo, Claris Castillo, David Carrera, Yolanda Becerra, Ian Whalley, Malgorzata Steinder, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé. Resource-aware Adaptive Scheduling for MapReduce Clusters. In the ACM/IFIP/USENIX 12th International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2011), Nov. 2011. Lisboa, Portugal.
    Regular Papers: 24 Accepted of 125 Submissions: 19%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  10. (10)Nicolas Poggi, David Carrera, Ricard Gavaldà and Eduard Ayguadé. Non-intrusive Estimation of QoS Degradation Impact on E-commerce User Satisfaction. In the The 10th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2011). Cambridge, MA. 25 - 27 August 2011
    Regular Papers: XX Accepted of XX Submissions: XX%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  11. (11)Nicolas Poggi, David Carrera, Ricard Gavaldà, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Characterization of Workload and Resource Consumption for an Online Travel and Booking Site. In the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC 2010). Atlanta, GA. 2-4 December 2010
    Regular Papers: 21 Accepted of 56 Submissions: 37%

  12. (12)Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé, David Carrera, Jordi Guitart, Vicenç Beltran, Y. Becerra, R. M. Badia, J. Labarta and M. Valero. BSC contributions in Energy-aware Resource Management for Large Scale Distributed Systems. In the Proceedings of the COST Action IC0804 on Large Scale Distributed Systems 1st Year. Jean-Marc Pierson, Helmut Hlavacs (Ed.) pp. 76-79. ISBN: 978-2-917490-10-5.

  13. (13)Ramon Bertran, Marc Gonzélez, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Xavier Martorell, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé. Accurate Energy Accounting for Shared Virtualized Environments using PMC-based Power Modeling Techniques. In the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2010). Brussels, Belgium. 25-29 October 2010
    Regular Papers: 24 Accepted of 124 Submissions: 23%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  14. (14)Jordà Polo, David Carrera, Yolanda Becerra, Vicenç Beltran, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé. Performance Management of Accelerated MapReduce Workloads in Heterogeneous Clusters. Accelerators. In the 39th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP2010). San Diego, CA. September 2010
    Regular Papers: 72 Accepted of 225 Submissions: 32%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  15. (15)Waheed Iqbal, Matthew Dailey, David Carrera, and Paul Janecek. SLA-driven automatic bottleneck detection and resolution for read intensive multi-tier applications hosted on a cloud. In International Conference on Grid and Pervasive Computing (GPC), 2010.
    Regular Papers: XX Accepted of XX Submissions: xx%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: C

  16. (16)Jordà Polo, David Carrera, Yolanda Becerra, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley. Performance-Driven Task Co-Scheduling for MapReduce Environments. In the 12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS2010). April 19-23th, 2010, Osaka, Japan
    Regular Papers: 54 Accepted of 201 Submissions: 27%
    Conference ranking at CORE list (2007): B

  17. (17)Waheed Iqbal, Matthew Dailey and David Carrera. SLA-Driven Adaptive Resource Management for Web Applications on a Heterogeneous Compute Cloud. In the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing (CloudCom 2009), pp243-253. December 1-4, 2009, Beijing, China
    Regular Papers: XX Accepted of XX Submissions: 27%

  18. (18)Vicenç Beltran, David Carrera, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. CellMT: A Cooperative Multithreading Library for the Cell/B.E.. In the International Conference on High Performance Computing (HIPC2009). Kochi, India. December 2009
    Regular Papers: 49 Accepted of 261 Submissions: 19%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  19. (19)Yolanda Becerra, Vicenç Beltran, David Carrera, Marc González, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Speeding Up Distributed MapReduce Applications Using Hardware Accelerators. In the 38th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP). Vienna, Austria. September 2009.
    Regular Papers: 72 Accepted of 220 Submissions: 32%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  20. (20)Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera and Eduard Ayguadé. Batch job profiling and adaptive profile enforcement for virtualized environments. In the 17th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing (PDP2009), Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany , February 2009. Short paper.
    Regular Papers: 42 Accepted of 100 Submissions: 42%
    Short Papers: 16 Accepted of 100 Submissions: 16%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: B

  21. (21)David Carrera, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Enabling resource sharing between transactional and batch workloads using dynamic application placement. In the ACM/IFIP/USENIX 9th International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2008), Dec. 2008.
    Regular Papers: 21 Accepted of 117 Submissions: 17%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  22. (22)Jordi Torres, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Nicolás Poggi, Kevin Hogan, Josep Ll. Berral, Ricard Gavaldà, Eduard Ayguadé, Toni Moreno and Jordi Guitart Tailoring resources: the energy efficient consolidation strategy goes beyond virtualization. In The he 5th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2008), June 2-6, 2008. Short paper.
    Regular Papers: XX Accepted of XX Submissions: 25%

  23. (23)Jordi Torres, David Carrera, Kevin Hogan, Ricard Gavaldà, Vicenç Beltran and Nicolas Poggi. Reducing wasted resources to help achieve green data centers. In The Fourth Workshop on High-Performance, Power-Aware Computing (HPPAC 2008), April 14, 2008.
    Regular Papers: XX Accepted of XX Submissions: XX%

  24. (24)David Carrera, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Utility-based Placement of Dynamic Web Applications with Fairness Goals. In 11th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2008), April 7-11, 2008.
    Regular Papers: 64 Accepted of 220 Submissions: 29%
    Conference ranking at CORE list (2007): B

  25. (25)Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, David Carrera, Ilona Gaweda and David Chess. Server virtualization in autonomic management of heterogeneous workloads. In 10th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Management (IM 2007), May 21-25, 2007.
    Regular Papers: 51 Accepted of 187 Submissions: 28%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  26. (26)Ramon Nou, Ferran Julià, David Carrera, Kevin Hogan, Jordi Caubet, Jesús Labarta. Monitoring and Analysis Framework for Grid Middlewares. In 15th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP'07), February 7-9, 2007
    Regular Papers: 56 Accepted of 105 Submissions: 53%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: B

  27. (27)Ramon Nou, Jordi Guitart, David Carrera and Jordi Torres. Experiences with simulations - a light and fast model for secure Web applications. In 12th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'06), pp. 177-184, July 2006.
    Regular Papers: 69 Accepted of 183 Submissions: 38%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: B

  28. (28)Vicenç Beltran , David Carrera, Jordi Guitart, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. A Hybrid Web Server Architecture for Secure e-Business Web Applications. 1st International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC'05) Sorrento, Italy, September 21-23, 2005
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 366-377, vol. 3726, no. 3726, September 2005. ISSN: 0302-9743 ISBN: 978-3-540-29031-5.
    Regular Papers: xx Accepted of xx Submissions: xx%

  29. (29)David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. A Hybrid Web Server Architecture for e-Commerce Applications. In 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'05), pp. 182-188, July 2005.
    Regular Papers: 126 Accepted of 331 Submissions: 38%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: B

  30. (30)Jordi Guitart, Vicenç Beltran, David Carrera, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Characterizing Secure Dynamic Web Applications Scalability. 19th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'05), April 2005.
    Regular Papers: 115 Accepted of 343 Submissions: 33%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  31. (31)David Carrera, David García, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé and Jesús Labarta. WAS Control Center: An Autonomic Performance-Triggered Tracing Environment for WebSphere. In 13th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP'05), pp. 26-32, February 2005.
    Regular Papers: 42 Accepted of 88 Submissions: 48%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: B

  32. (32)Jordi Guitart, David Carrera, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé and Jesús Labarta. Tuning Dynamic Web Applications using Fine-Grain Analysis. In 13th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP'05), pp. 84-91, February 2005.
    Regular Papers: 42 Accepted of 88 Submissions: 48%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: B

  33. (33)Jordi Guitart, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran , Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Session-Based Adaptive Overload Control for Secure Dynamic Web Applications. In The 2005 International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP05), pp. 341-349, June 2005.
    Regular Papers: 69 Accepted of 245 Submissions: 29%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  34. (34)Vicenç Beltran , David Carrera, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Evaluating the Scalability of Java Event-Driven Web Servers. In 2004 International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP'04), pp. 134-142, August 2004.
    Regular Papers: 65 Accepted of 190 Submissions: 34%
    Conference ranking at CORE list: A

  35. (35)David Carrera, Jordi Guitart, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé and Jesús Labarta. Complete Instrumentation Requirements for Performance Analysis of Web Based Technologies. In 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS-2003), pp. 166-175, March 2003.
    Regular Papers: 22 Accepted of 62 Submissions: 35%

National Conferences

  1. (1)Ramon Nou Castell, Jordi Guitart, Vicenç Beltran , David Carrera, Lidia Montero, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Simulating Complex Systems with a low-detail model. In Jornadas de Paralelismo, pp. 301-308, September 2005.

  2. (2)Vicenç Beltran , Jordi Guitart, David Carrera, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé and Jesús Labarta. Performance Impact of Using SSL on Dynamic Web Applications. In XV Jornadas de Paralelismo, pp. 471-476, 2004.

  3. (3)David Carrera, Jordi Guitart, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé and Jesús Labarta. An Instrumentation Tool for Threaded Java Application Servers. In XIII Jornadas de Paralelismo, pp. 205-210, September 2002.

Technical Reports

  1. (1)Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera and Eduard Ayguadé. Experiences with Virtual Machine Profiling for Batch Jobs in Real Systems. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-RR-2008-67, November 2008.

  2. (2)Jordi Guitart, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé Preventing Secure Web Applications Overload through Dynamic Resource Provisioning and Admission Control. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-RR-2006-37, November 2006

  3. (3)Ramon Nou, Ferran Julià, David Carrera, Kevin Hogan, Jordi Caubet, Jesús Labarta and Jordi Torres. Monitoring and Analysis Framework for Java Middlewares. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-RR-2006-33, October 2005.

  4. (4)J. Guitart, D. Carrera, V. Beltran, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. Session-Based Adaptive Overload Control for Dynamic Web Applications in Secure Environments. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-RR-2005-14, March 2005

  5. (5)J. Guitart, V. Beltrán, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé. Characterizing Secure Dynamic Web Applications Scalability. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-RR-2005-13, March 2005

  6. (6)V. Beltrán, J. Guitart, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé. Performance Impact of Using SSL on Dynamic Web Applications. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-2004-39, November 2004

  7. (7)V. Beltrán, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé. Evaluating the new Java 1.4 NIO API for Web Servers. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-2004-18, March 2004

  8. (8)D. Garcia, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé. Eines per a la monitorització i el traceig de servidors d aplicacions J2EE. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-2004-9, March 2004

  9. (9)J. Guitart, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé and J. Labarta. Successful Experiences Tuning Dynamic Web Applications using Fine-Grain Analysis. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-2004-3 / UPC-CEPBA-2004-2, January 2004

  10. (10)D. Carrera, J. Guitart, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé and J. Labarta. An Instrumentation Environment for Java Application Servers. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-2002-55 / UPC-CEPBA-2002-20, December 2002

  11. (11)D. Carrera, J. Guitart, J. Bartolome, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. JIS-JVMPI per Linux IA32: Instrumentació d'aplicacions Java en un entorn Linux. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-2002-36 / UPC-CEPBA-2002-13, July 2002

  12. (12)D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé. Modificacions sobre la política de planificació de connexions en Tomcat v4.0. Research Report number: UPC-DAC-2002-35, July 2002


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