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Maximizing Utility for Content Delivery Clouds

Mukaddim Pathan, James Broberg, Rajkumar Buyya, G Vossen (ed.), DDE Long (ed.), JX Yu (ed.)

WEB INFORMATION SYSTEMS ENGINEERING - WISE 2009, PROCEEDINGS | SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN | Published : 2009

Abstract

A content delivery cloud, such as MetaCDN, is an integrated overlay that utilizes cloud computing to provide content delivery services to Internet end-users. While it ensures satisfactory user perceived performance, it also aims to improve the traffic activities in its world-wide distributed network and uplift the usefulness of its replicas. To realize this objective, in this paper, we measure the utility of content delivery via MetaCDN, capturing the system-specific perceived benefits. We use this utility measure to devise a request-redirection policy that ensures high performance content delivery. We also quantify a content provider's benefits from using MetaCDN based on its user perceived..

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