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Dr.-Ing. Fabian Brosig


Tel: +49 721 608 45766

Fax: +49 721 608 45990


Chair Prof. Reussner
Institute for Program Structures and Data Organization
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Building 50.34
Am Fasanengarten 5
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Room 334

Research Interests

Main research areas:

  • System Modeling and Simulation
  • Software Performance Engineering
  • Run-Time Performance and Resource Management
  • Benchmarking and Experimental Performance Analysis

Technology domains:

  • Distributed Component-based Systems
  • Virtualization


My publications are listed on a separate page.


Performance Prediction in the Context of Real-Life Applications
in co-operation with Salesforce.com, Inc.

Online Resource Management
in co-operation with Blue Yonder GmbH, Germany.

VMware Academic Research Award
A new long-term cooperation of VMware, Inc. with the Descartes Research Group.

Automated Extraction of Palladio Component Models from Running Enterprise Java Applications
Project of University of Karlsruhe with Oracle USA, Inc.


I am involved in teaching the following regular lecture: Performance Engineering of Enterprise Software Systems.

Selected Supervised Theses:

[3] Fabian Gorsler. Online Performance Queries for Architecture-Level Performance Models. Master's thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2013.

[2] Simon Spinner, Evaluating Approaches to Resource Demand Estimation. Master's thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2011.

[1] Evgeny Matershev, Comparison of Selected SOA Middleware Platforms Concerning their Performance Monitoring Capabilities. Bachelor's thesis (in German), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2010.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae

since July 2009 Ph.D. Student in the Descartes Research Group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), funded by the Emmy Noether Programme
Jan 2007 - Sep 2007 Internship and working student at the SAP AG, Germany
Sep 2006 - Dec 2006 Study Thesis at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Apr 2005 - Sep 2008 Student assistant in research projects at the Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI), Karlsruhe
Oct 2003 - May 2009 Studies of Computer Science at the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Jun 2003 Abitur at the Städtisches Gymnasium Petershagen