Liang Zhao, Sherif Sakr, Anna Liu and Athman Bouguettaya. Cloud Data Management. Springer, 2014, ISBN: 3319047647 [Book Link] [Amazon Link].

Sherif Sakr and Mohamed Gaber. Advances in data processing techniques in the era of Big Data. CRC, Taylor & Francis group, 2014, ISBN: 9781466581500 [Book Link] [Amazon Link].

Sherif Sakr. Cloud-Hosted Databases: Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities. Tutorial in The IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), 2014.

David Bermbach, Jorn Kuhlenkamp, Akon Dey, Sherif Sakr and Raghunath Nambiar. Towards an Extensible Middleware for Database Benchmarking. 6th TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking (TPCTC), 2014, (To Appear).

Liang Zhao, Sherif Sakr and Anna Liu. Consumer-Centric SLA Manager for Cloud-Hosted Databases. ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2013, [PDF].

David Bermbach, Liang Zhao and Sherif Sakr. Towards Comprehensive Measurement of Consistency Guarantees for Cloud-Hosted Data Storage Services. 5th TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking (TPCTC), 2013, [PDF].

Sherif Sakr. Cloud-Hosted Databases: Technologies, Challenges and Opportunities. Cluser Computing, Springer, 2013, [PDF].

Sherif Sakr and Anna Liu. Is Your Cloud-Hosted Database Truly Elastic?. IEEE 9th World Congress on Services (IEEE SERVICES), 2013, [PDF].

Liang Zhao, Sherif Sakr and Anna Liu. A Framework for Consumer-Centric SLA Management of Cloud-Hosted Databases. IEEE Transactions on Service Computing (IEEE TSC), 2013, [PDF].

Sherif Sakr and Anna Liu. SLA-Based and Consumer-Centric Dynamic Provisioning for Cloud Databases. 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD), 2012, [PDF].

Liang Zhao, Sherif Sakr and Anna Liu. Application-Managed Replication Controller for Cloud-Hosted Databases. 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD), 2012, [PDF].

Liang Zhao, Sherif Sakr, Liming Zhu, Xiwei Xu and Anna Liu. An Architecture Framework for Application-Managed Scaling of Cloud-Hosted Relational Databases. The WICSA Symposium on Cloud Computing and Internet Technologies, 2012, [PDF]

Liang Zhao, Sherif Sakr, Alan Fekete, Hiroshi Wada and Anna Liu. Application-Managed Database Replication on Virtualized Cloud Environments. Data Management in the Cloud Workshop, (DMC), ICDE Workshops, 2012, [PDF].

Basem Suleiman, Sherif Sakr, Ross Jeffery and Anna Liu. On Understanding the Economics and Elasticity Challenges of Deploying Business Applications on Public Cloud Infrastructure. Journal of Internet Services and Applications (JISA), Springer, 2011, [PDF].

Sherif Sakr, Liang Zhao, Hiroshi Wada and Anna Liu. CloudDB AutoAdmin: Towards a Truly Elastic Cloud-Based Data Store. IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS), 2011, [PDF].

Liang Zhao, Sherif Sakr and Anna Liu. On the Spectrum of Web Scale Data Management. Book Chapter in Cloud Computing: Methodology, System, and Applications, CRC, Taylor & Francis group, 2011, [Book Link], [Amazon Link].

Hiroshi Wada, Alan Fekete, Liang Zhao, Kevin Lee and Anna Liu. Data Consistency Properties and the Trade-offs in Commercial Cloud Storage: the Consumers' Perspective. Fifth Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR), 2011, [PDF].

Sherif Sakr, Anna Liu, Daniel Batista, Mohamed Alomari. A Survey of Large Scale Data Management Approaches in Cloud Environments. IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (IEEE COMST) 13(3): 311 - 336 , 2011, [PDF].