Welcome to our lab!

Welcome to the Christian Doppler Laboratory on Monitoring and Evolution of Very-Large-Scale Software Systems! The lab works on theoretical foundations as well as methods, tools, and infrastructures for managing and supporting the monitoring and evolution of very-large-scale software systems (VLSS).The laboratory is hosted by Johannes Kepler University Linz and co-funded by the Christian Doppler Research … Continue reading Welcome to our lab!


We will present the paper “A Classification of Variation Control Systems” (authors: Linsbauer, Berger, Grünbacher) at the 16th Int’l Conference on Generative Programming: Concepts & Experience. The work was carried in collaboration with Thorsten Berger from Chalmers University (Gothenburg, Sweden). Abstract — Version control systems are an integral part of today’s software and systems development … Continue reading @GPCE’17


The lab will present a paper and a tool demonstration at the 32nd Int’l Conference on Automated Software Engineering. The IEEE/ACM Automated Software Engineering (ASE) Conference series is the premier research forum to discuss foundations, techniques, and tools for automating the analysis, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of large software systems. Tool Demonstration — Kritzinger, … Continue reading @ASE’17


The 29th Research Methods Seminar (ReMeSe) took place on June 30 at our lab. We were happy to host research groups from TU Vienna (Prof. Biffl) and the University of Innsbruck (Prof. Felderer). Thanks to all presenters! Michael Felderer (University of Innsbruck) “Academia-Industry Collaborations” Kristof Meixner (TU Vienna) “Feature Configuration based on BPMN Processes” Irdin … Continue reading ReMeSe-29


The paper “An Experiment Comparing Lifted and Delayed Variability-Aware Program Analysis (authors: Florian Angerer, Paul Grünbacher, Herbert Prähofer, and Lukas Linsbauer) was recently accepted by the program committee of the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution (ICSME 2017). The conference is the premier international forum for researchers and practitioners working in on … Continue reading @ICSME’17

“DevOps in Action” — Invited Talk by Anita Engleder

On Tuesday, May 16 Anita Engleder gave an invited talk on DevOps practices in the engineering process of our industry partner Dynatrace as part of the class on “Software Processes and Tools”. Thank you for the exciting talk! Anita Engleder is global DevOps manager at Dynatrace SaaS/Managed. She is focused on customer value through maximizing … Continue reading “DevOps in Action” — Invited Talk by Anita Engleder

The lab shows strong presence at ICPE’17

Four papers of our lab are presented this week at the 8th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering in L’Aquila, Italy. Weninger, Markus; Lengauer, Philipp; Mössenböck, Hanspeter, “User-centered Offline Analysis of Memory Monitoring Data” Schörgenhumer, Andreas; Hofer, Peter; Gnedt, David; Mössenböck, Hanspeter, “Efficient Sampling-based Lock Contention Profiling for Java” Lengauer, Philipp; Bitto, Verena; Mössenböck, Hanspeter, … Continue reading The lab shows strong presence at ICPE’17