Journal article

Decentralized media streaming infrastructure (DeMSI): An adaptive and high-performance peer-to-peer content delivery network

AK Wah Yim, R Buyya

Journal of Systems Architecture | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2006


Hosting an on-demand media content streaming service has been a challenging task mainly because of the outrageously enormous network and server bandwidth required to deliver large amount of content data to users simultaneously. We propose an infrastructure that helps online media content providers offload their server and network resources for media streaming. Using application level resource diversity together with the peer-to-peer resource-sharing model is a feasible approach to decentralize the content storage, server and network bandwidth. Each subscriber is responsible for only a small fraction of such resources. Most importantly, the cost of maintaining the service can also be shared a..

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