Welcome to DSOM 2008

The International Workshop on Distributed Systems: Operations and Management (DSOM) is the premier annual workshop in the general area of network and services management. It has built up its strong reputation over a period of almost two decades. The workshop is sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 6.6 on Management of Networks and Distributed Systems, with technical co-sponsorship by the IEEE Communications Society, Technical Committee on Network Operations and Management (CNOM). In its 19th edition, DSOM 2008 will be held September 25-26, 2008 on the Island of Samos, Greece, as part of the 4th International Week on Management of Networks and Services (MANWEEK 2008).