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Continuous Security and Privacy-by-Design Mechanisms – Early Release

Prototype of the early release of the UNICORN security and privacy by design mechanisms.

Cloud Governance Mechanisms – Early Release

Prototype of the early release of the monitoring and analysis service, the auto scaling service, the decision making service and the execution agent.

UNICORN Libraries, IDE Plugin, Container Packaging and Deployment Toolset – Early Release

Prototype of the early release of the UNICORN Libraries, IDE Plugin, Container Packaging and Deployment Tool Components.

Standardization Activities Report

Report on the standardization activities. Interim Version at M18

Validation Results, Performance Evaluation and Adoption Guidelines

The deliverable will document the evaluation results gathered from the execution of the UNICORN validation scenarios that will be performed based on the evaluation criteria from heterogeneous user communities It will contain an analysis of the data that has been captured during the execution of the validation scenarios with the aim of providing the partners with useful feedback regarding optimizations that have to be performed This deliverable will also document the methodology and adoption guidelines for the European software industry regarding the deployment of the UNICORN results in new and existing software solutions

UNICORN Reference Architecture

Documentation of the overall architecture describing the main components and artifacts of UNICORN, the interconnection scheme and the specific interfaces for exchange of information among them will be designed and described in detail.

Evaluation Framework and Demonstrators Planning

Documentation of the evaluation framework and validation methodology, defining the various practices for recording feedback from the demonstration activities and including a set of test-cases to be executed by the demonstrator partners. Moreover, documentation of the set of scenarios that will run during each demonstrator, including the evaluation indicators and the overall time plan; as well as a fully detailed documentation manual for the operation of the demonstrators.

Project Impact Assessment

Report on the qualitative and quantitative impact assessment of the project's activities.

Stakeholders Requirements Analysis

Documentation of the clear and basic functional, non-functional and technical requirements that will guide the development of the IT components of UNICORN.

Communication Activities Report

Report on communication activities. Interim Version M18

Dissemination, Clustering and Workshop Activities Report

Report documenting the dissemination, clustering and workshop organization activities as well as the CA-IFG related activities. Interim Version at month M18

Publishable Final Report

Publishable version of the final report on the achievements of the project.

Data Management Plan

Describes how the consortium will handle their data both during the course of UNICORN, and after the project is completed.

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Improving Rule-Based Elasticity Control by Adapting the Sensitivity of the Auto-Scaling Decision Timeframe

Author(s): Demetris Trihinas, Zacharias Georgiou, George Pallis, Marios D. Dikaiakos
Published in: 2017, Page(s) 123-137
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-74875-7_8

A Large-scale Analysis of Content Modification by Open HTTP Proxies

Author(s): Giorgos Tsirantonakis, Panagiotis Ilia, Sotiris Ioannidis, Elias Athanasopoulos, Michalis Polychronakis
Published in: Proceedings 2018 Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, 2018, ISBN 1-891562-49-5
Publisher: Internet Society
DOI: 10.14722/ndss.2018.23244

ADMin: Adaptive monitoring dissemination for the Internet of Things

Author(s): Demetris Trihinas, George Pallis, Marios D. Dikaiakos
Published in: IEEE INFOCOM 2017 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, 2017, Page(s) 1-9, ISBN 978-1-5090-5336-0
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/infocom.2017.8057144

Towards Model-Driven Application Security across Clouds

Author(s): Manos Papoutsakis, Kyriakos Kritikos, Kostas Magoutis, Sotiris Ioannidis
Published in: Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on CrossCloud Infrastructures & Platforms - CrossCloud'18, 2018, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 9781-450356534
Publisher: ACM Press
DOI: 10.1145/3195870.3195872

A Measurement-Based Approach to Performance Prediction in NoSQL Systems

Author(s): Flora Karniavoura, Kostas Magoutis
Published in: 2017 IEEE 25th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2017, Page(s) 255-262, ISBN 978-1-5386-2764-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/mascots.2017.31

Query-Driven Descriptive Analytics for IoT and Edge Computing

Author(s): Moysis Symeonides, Demetris Trihinas, Zacharias Georgiou, George Pallis, Marios Dikaiakos
Published in: 2019 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), 2019, Page(s) 1-11, ISBN 978-1-7281-0218-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ic2e.2019.00-12

"ATMoN: Adapting the ""Temporality"" in Large-Scale Dynamic Networks"

Author(s): Demetris Trihinas, Luis F. Chiroque, George Pallis, Antonio Fernandez Anta, Marios D. Dikaiakos
Published in: 2018 IEEE 38th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2018, Page(s) 400-410, ISBN 978-1-5386-6871-9
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/icdcs.2018.00047

StreamSight: A Query-Driven Framework for Streaming Analytics in Edge Computing

Author(s): Zacharias Georgiou, Moysis Symeonides, Demetris Trihinas, George Pallis, Marios D. Dikaiakos
Published in: 2018 IEEE/ACM 11th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC), 2018, Page(s) 143-152, ISBN 978-1-5386-5504-7
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ucc.2018.00023

Pattern-Driven Security, Privacy, Dependability and Interoperability Management of IoT Environments

Author(s): Othonas Soultatos, Manos Papoutsakis, Konstantinos Fysarakis, George Hatzivasilis, Manos Michalodimitrakis, George Spanoudakis, Sotiris Ioannidis
Published in: 2019 IEEE 24th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), 2019, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-1016-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/camad.2019.8858429

Utilizing the average node degree to assess the temporal growth rate of Twitter

Author(s): Despoina Antonakaki, Sotiris Ioannidis, Paraskevi Fragopoulou
Published in: Social Network Analysis and Mining, 8/1, 2018, ISSN 1869-5450
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s13278-018-0490-5

Social media analysis during political turbulence

Author(s): Despoina Antonakaki, Dimitris Spiliotopoulos, Christos V. Samaras, Polyvios Pratikakis, Sotiris Ioannidis, Paraskevi Fragopoulou
Published in: PLOS ONE, 12/10, 2017, Page(s) e0186836, ISSN 1932-6203
Publisher: Public Library of Science
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186836

DevOps as a Service: Pushing the Boundaries of Microservice Adoption

Author(s): George Pallis, Demetris Trihinas, Athanasios Tryfonos, Marios Dikaiakos
Published in: IEEE Internet Computing, 22/3, 2018, Page(s) 65-71, ISSN 1089-7801
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2018.032501519

Low-Cost Adaptive Monitoring Techniques for the Internet of Things

Author(s): Demetris Trihinas, George Pallis, Marios Dikaiakos
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 2018, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1939-1374
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/TSC.2018.2808956