The WCGA series of workshops purpose is to act as a forum for technical presentations of relevant ongoing research activities in the areas of infrastructure and virtualized infrastructure, services and applications in different areas, bringing together researchers and professionals actively acting in this areas. The workshop also tries to establish multi-institutional collaborative networks and technical and scientific competence groups, as well as to strengthen ongoing activities.

The workshop has been evolving to theme of Clouds in the editions of 2010 and 2011, always approaching large scale computational environments. In 2012, WCGA will reach its 10th edition, get consolidated as one of the main workshops in the area of computer networks and distributed systems. Best paper of the workshop should be invited to a journal special issue.


Paper submission: march 12th, 2012.
Notification of Authors: march 27th, 2012.
Camera ready submission: april 2nd, 2012.


For this year edition, authors are particularly encouraged tp submit original works in topics related to Clouds and Applications. The topics of interest include (but are not restricted to):

  • Virtualized Infrastructure
  • IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, NaaS
  • Public, Private, Community and Hybrids
  • New Architectures and Models
  • Support to Scalable and Elastic Services
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Management Policies
  • Fault Tolerance
  • QoS Provisioning
  • APIs and Usage Control
  • Deployment, Maintenance and Management of Services and Resources
  • Clouds Composition
  • Resource Management and Scheduling
  • New Programming Models
  • Management of Virtualized Infrastructure
  • Security in the Virtualized Infrastructure
  • Management of DataCenters
  • Accounting Models and Economy
  • Applications and Services in the Virtualized Infrastructure
  • New Applications
  • Scientific Applications
  • Support to Mobile Applications
  • Applications, Communities and Testbeds
  • Case Studies on Clouds
  • Grids


Paper submission is electronic only. Authors should use the SBC submission URL. Papers may be in Portuguese and English, exclusively in PDF or (generic) Postscript. The paper should have no more than 12 pages, including abstract, figures, diagrams, references and appendices. Paper format should follow the SBC format available at:

Papers submitted to WCGA will be peer-reviewed, with accepted papers to be presented and published in the workshop proceedings. At least one of the authors should register for the SBRC and WCGA, and present the paper at the workshop.


Workshop Co-Chairs:

Bruno Schulze - LNCC, BR
Lisandro Granville - UFRGS, BR
Thais Batista - UFRN, BR


  • Antônio Tadeu Azevedo Gomes - LNCC, BR
  • Antonio Mury - LNCC, BR
  • Artur Ziviani - LNCC, BR
  • Carlos Ferraz - UFPE, BR
  • Cesar De Rose - PUCRS, BR
  • Claudio Geyer - UFRGS, BR
  • Cristina Boeres - IC-UFF, BR
  • Edmundo Madeira - UNICAMP, BR
  • Esther Pacitti - INRIA & LIRMM, FR
  • Fabio Costa - UFG, BR
  • Fabricio da Silva - Centro Tecnológico do Exército, BR
  • Flavia Delicato - UFRJ, BR
  • Francisco Brasileiro - UFCG, BR
  • Hélio Guardia - UFSCar, BR
  • José Neuman de Souza - UFC, BR
  • Leonel Sousa - TU Lisbon-IST, PT
  • Luis Carlos de Bona - UFPR, BR
  • Luis Veiga - INESC-ID, PT
  • Markus Endler - PUC-Rio, BR
  • Marta Mattoso - UFRJ, BR
  • Nabor Mendonça - UNIFOR, BR
  • Nelson Fonseca - UNICAMP, BR
  • Paulo Ferreira - INESC-ID, PT
  • Philippe Navaux - UFRGS, BR
  • Raphael Camargo - UFABC, BR
  • Rossana Andrade - UFC, BR
  • Vinod Rebello - UFF, BR
  • Wagner Meira Jr. - UFMG, BR
  • Walfredo Cirne - Google, BR