Journal article

Resource discovery and request-redirection for dynamic load sharing in multi-provider peering content delivery networks

Mukaddim Pathan, Rajkumar Buyya

JOURNAL OF NETWORK AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS | ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2009

Abstract

A constellation of Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), termed as peering CDNs, endeavors to guarantee adequate delivery performance when the incoming request load is overwhelming for a single provider alone. Each user is served by an optimal Web server in terms of network cost, even under heavy load conditions. Before it could be comprehended, appropriate resource discovery and request-redirection mechanisms, coupled with an optimal server selection strategy, should be in place to perform the distribution of highly skewed loads. In this paper, we devise an effective load distribution strategy by adopting distributed resource discovery and dynamic request-redirection mechanisms, taking traffic ..

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We are indebted to Christian Vecchiola for his selfless help and Support during the simulation setup and experiments. We Would like to thank Marcos Assuncao, SungJin Choi, Mustafizur Rahman, Rajiv Ranjan and Saurabh Garg from the University Of Melbourne, Australia for sharing thoughts and for making incisive comments and Suggestions oil this paper. We are also thankful to anonymous reviewers for their valuable and Constructive comments to improve the paper's structure, quality and readability. This work is supported in part by the Australian Research Council (ARC), through the discovery project grant and Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR), through the International Science Linkage (ISL) grant.