Hong-Linh Truong received his PhD in computer science in 2005 and has been a senior research scientist at Distributed Systems Group, Institute of Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology since March 2007. His research interests are various fields pertaining to distributed and parallel systems with an applied, systems-oriented focus. His main research interest focuses on obtaining an understanding of the behaviour and quality of distributed and parallel applications and systems through monitoring and analysis. His research has been applied to: Performance Analysis Techniques and Tools for Distributed and Parallel Systems, Grid and Cloud computing, Internet Technologies and Web Services, Workflows, Collaborative and Social Computing, Autonomic Computing and Context-Awareness, and Elastic Processes. He has published more than 90 referred book chapters, journals, and conference papers.