I am neither teacher nor academic researcher anymore. I'll keep this page as an archive backup of my Academic web page.
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Architecture. Technical University of Catalonia. 2014.
Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management: efficiency in quality, time and cost. UPC School of Professional & Executive Development. 2010
Master of Advanced Studies in Computer Architecture, Networks and Systems. Technical University of Catalonia. 2009
Master's degree in Computer Engineering. Autonomous University of Barcelona. 2005
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering. Autonomous University of Barcelona. 2002
Fundamentals of computers (2012-2019)
Object-Oriented Programming (2010-2019)
Introduction to Computer Systems (2009-10)
- Scribble your screen with the Tortuga C library!
- Scribble your screen with the Tortuga C library!
Cloud Business and Virtualization (Coordinator of Postgraduate course, 2016)
Talks and lectures
- Barcelona Golang Meetup. January 31st, 2019
- Barcelona Golang Meetup. January 31st, 2019
- Barcelona Supercomputing Center. February 12th, 2015
- Barcelona Supercomputing Center. October 30th, 2015
- Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. September 9th, 2014
- Barcelona Supercomputing Center. December 16th, 2014
Big Data: ¿Qué hay de big?
- Barcelona Supercomputing Center. June 11th, 2014
- Barcelona Supercomputing Center. July 10th, 2014
M. Macías, M. Gómez, R. Tous, J. Torres Introducción a Apache Spark (Editorial UOC, 2015. ISBN: 9788491160373)
M. Macías. Falacias, Juegos y Universos Paralelos (Lulu.com publisher, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4466-4391-4)
J. Torres, I. Goiri, M. Macías. CLOUD COMPUTING: Some of the relevant issues in current Execution Environments for Distributed Computing (Lulu.com publisher, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4092-1787-9)
A. Carbó, E. Oró, J. Salom, M. Canuto, M. Macías, J. Guitart Experimental and numerical analysis for potential heat reuse in liquid cooled data centres. Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 112, pp. 135-145. March 2016
M. Macías, J. Guitart. Analysis of a trust model for SLA negotiation and enforcement in cloud markets (online). Future Generation Computer Systems. March 2015
K. Djemame, D. Armstrong, J. Guitart, M. Macías. A Risk Assessment Framework for Cloud Computing. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1,1. July 2014
M. Macías, J. Guitart. SLA Negotiation and Enforcement Policies for Revenue Maximization and Client Classification in Cloud Providers. Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 41, pp. 19-31, 2014. December 2014
I. Goiri, F. Julià, J.O. Fitó, M. Macías, J. Guitart. Supporting CPU-based Guarantees in Cloud SLAs via Resource-level QoS Metrics. Future Generation Computer Systems, Vol. 28 (8), pp. 1295-1302. October 2012
M. Macías, G. Smith, O. Rana, J. Guitart, J. Torres. Maximising Revenue in Grid Markets using an Economically Enhanced Resource Manager. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Vol. 22 (14), pp. 1990-2011. September 2010
M. Canuto, R. Bosch, M. Macías, J. Guitart. A methodology for full-system power modeling in heterogeneous data centers. 9th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC'16). Shanghai, China. December 6-9, 2016
K. Djemame, R. Kavanagh, D. Armstrong, F. Lordan, J. Ejarque, M. Macías, R. Sirvent, J. Guitart, and R. Badia. Energy Efficiency Support through Intra-Layer Cloud Stack Adaptation. 13th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services (GECON'16). Athens, Greece. September 20-22, 2016
M. Macías, J.Guitart. A Risk-based Model for Service Level Agreement Differentiation in Cloud Market Providers. 14th IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS 2014). Berlin, Germany. June 3-6, 2014
M. Macías, J.Guitart. Trust-aware Operation of Providers in Cloud Markets. 14th IFIP International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS 2014). Berlin, Germany. June 3-6, 2014
J. Guitart, M. Macías, K. Djemame, T. Kirkham, M. Jiang, D. Arsmstrong. Risk-driven Proactive Fault-tolerant Operation of IaaS Providers. 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2013). Bristol, UK. December 2-5, 2013
J.O. Fitó, M. Macías, F. Julià, J. Guitart. Business-Driven IT Management for Cloud Computing Providers. 4th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2012). Taipei, Taiwan. December 3-6, 2012
M. Macías, J. Guitart. Cheat-proof Trust Model for Cloud Computing Markets. 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems and Services (GECON 2012). Berlin, Germany. November 27-28, 2012
M. Macías, J. Guitart. Client Classification Policies for SLA Enforcement in Shared Cloud Datacenters. 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2012). Ottawa, Canada. May 13-16, 2012
M. Macías, J. Guitart. A Genetic Model for Pricing in Cloud Computing Markets. 26th Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC 2012), special track on Cloud Computing. TaiChung, Taiwan. March 21-25, 2011
M. Macías, J. O. Fitó, J. Guitart. Rule-based SLA Management for Revenue Maximisation in Cloud Computing Markets. 6th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2010). Niagara Falls, Canada, October 25-29, 2010 (download poster)
J.O. Fitó, M. Macías, J. Guitart. Toward Business-driven Risk Management for Cloud Computing. 6th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2010). Niagara Falls, Canada, October 25-29, 2010
M. Macías, J. Guitart. Using Resource-level Information into Nonadditive Negotiation Models for Cloud Market Environments. 12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2010). Osaka, Japan, April 19-23, 2010, pp 325-332
M. Macías, J. Guitart. A Non-Additive Negotiation Model for Utility Computing Markets. XX Jornadas de Paralelismo (JP 2009). A Coruña, Spain. September 16-18, 2009
T. Püschel, N. Borissov, M. Macías, D. Neumann, J. Guitart, and J. Torres. Economically Enhanced Resource Management for Internet Service Utilities. 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 07). Nancy, France, December 3-7, 2007
T. Püschel, N. Borissov, D. Neumann, M. Macías, J. Guitart, and J. Torres. Extended Resource Management Using Client Classification and Economic Enhancements. 17th eChallenges e-2007 Conference and Exhibition (e-2007). The Hague, The Netherlands, October 24-26, 2007
- K. Djemame, D. Armstrong, R. Kavanagh, A. J. Ferrer, D. Antona, D. Garcia Perez, J. C. Deprez, C. Ponsard, D. Ortiz, M. Macías, J. Guitart, F. Lordan, J. Ejarque, R. Sirvent, R. Badia, M. Kammer, O. Kao, E. Agiatzidou, A. Dimakis, C. Courcoubetis, L. Blasi. Energy Efficiency Embedded Service Lifecycle: Towards an Energy Efficient Cloud Computing Architecture. Joint Workshop Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on ICT for Sustainability 2014, co-located with ICT4S 2014. Stockholm, Sweden, August 24-27, 2014.
M. Macías, J. Guitart. Client Classification Policies for SLA Negotiation and Allocation in Shared Cloud Data centers. 8th International Workshop onEconomics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services (GECON 2011). Paphos, Cyprus. December 5, 2011
I. Goiri, F. Julià, J.O. Fitó, M. Macías and J. Guitart. Resource-level QoS Metric for CPU-based Guarantees in Cloud Providers. 7th International Workshop on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services (GECON 2010). Ischia, Italy, August 31, 2010
M. Macías, J. Guitart. Influence of Reputation in Revenue of Grid Service Providers. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on High Performance Grid Middleware (HiPerGRID 2008). Bucharest, Romania, November 21-22, 2008
M. Macías, G. Smith, O. Rana, J. Guitart, and J. Torres. Enforcing Service Level Agreements using an Economically Enhanced Resource Manager. 1st Workshop on Economic Models and Algorithms for Grid Systems (EMAGS 2007) In conjunction with the 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2007). Austin, Texas, USA, September 19, 2007
M. Macías. Towards the Pocket Workstation: Powering Mobile Applications in the Cloud. In: J. Torres, I. Goiri, M. Macias (Eds.), "Execution Environments for Distributed Computation Issues", Chapter 3, Pages 61-83. Lulu.com publisher, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4092-1787-9.
J. Guitart, M. Macías, O. Rana, P. Wieder, R. Yahyapour, W. Ziegler. SLA-based Resource Management and Allocation In: R. Buyya, K. Bubendorfer (Eds.), "Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing" Chapter 12. Wiley (publisher). June 2009. ISBN: 978-0-470-28768-2
- I. Goiri, J. Guitart, M. Macías, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé, J. Ejarque, R. Sirvent, D. Lezzi, R. Badia.
EMOTIVE: the BSC's Engine for Cloud Solutions.
Zero-In eMagazine: Building Insights, Breaking Boundaries Issue 3, Successful Case Studies of eScience/eResearch Projects in Europe and Globally, pp. 15-16.
M. Macías, J. Guitart (advisor). Business-Driven Resource Allocation and Management for Data Centres in Cloud Computing Markets. Dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Architecture. Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya. May 2014
M. Macías, J. Guitart (advisor). On the Use of Resource-level Information for Enhancing SLA Negotiation in Market-based Utility Computing Environments. Thesis for Master of Advanced Studies in Computer Architecture, Networks and Systems. Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, June 2009
M. Macías, A. Trujillo (advisor). Diseño y creación de aplicaciones de entretenimiento para aplicaciones Móviles. Final project for Master's Degree on Computer Sciences. Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, July 2005 (sorry, no English version available!)
M. Macías, D. Rexachs (advisor). Implementación de una controladora VGA en un CPLD XC9500. Final project for Bachelor's Degree on Computer Sciences. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, September 2002 (sorry, no English version available!)
Past research projects
- RenewIT: Advanced concepts and tools for renewable energy supply of IT Data Centres (2013-2016)
- ASCETiC: Adapting Service lifeCycle towards EfficienT Clouds (2013-2016)
- OPTIMIS: Optimized Infrastructure Services (2010-2013)
- VENUS-C: Towards an interoperable Scientific Cloud for Europe (2010-2012)
- Nuba: Normalized Usage of Business-oriented Architectures (2009-2012)
- SORMA: Self-Organising ICT Resource Management (2006-2009)