Journal article

An economic mechanism for request routing and resource allocation in hybrid CDN-P2P networks

M Garmehi, M Analoui, M Pathan, R Buyya

International Journal of Network Management | Wiley: 12 months | Published : 2015

Abstract

© 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Hybrid content delivery networks (HCDN) benefit from the complementary advantages of P2P (Peer to Peer) networks and CDNs (Content Delivery Network). In order to extend a traditional CDN and enable it to offer hybrid content delivery service, we have modified a traditional domain name system-based request routing mechanism. The proposed scheme relies on an oligopolistic mechanism to balance the load on the edge servers and employs a truthful profit-maximizing auction to maximize the contribution of users in the P2P content delivery. In particular, economics of content delivery in HCDNs is studied, and it is shown that through our request routing mechanism, it i..

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