A GA-based movie-on-demand platform using multiple distributed servers

  title={A GA-based movie-on-demand platform using multiple distributed servers},
  author={Gerassimos D. Barlas and Khaled El-Fakih},
  journal={Multimedia Tools and Applications},
In this paper we present the design and explore the performance of a unicast-based distributed system for Movie-on-Demand applications. The operation of multiple servers is coordinated with the assistance of an analytical framework that provides closed-form solutions to the content partitioning and scheduling problem, even under the presence of packet losses. The problem of mapping clients to servers is solved with a genetic algorithm, that manages to provide adequate, near-optimum solutions… CONTINUE READING


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