Adaptive server allocation for peer-assisted Video-on-Demand

Abstract

Dedicated servers are an undesirable but inevitable resource in peer-assisted streaming systems. Their provision is necessary to guarantee a satisfying quality of experience to consumers, yet they cause significant, and largely avoidable cost for the provider, which can be minimized. We propose two adaptive server allocation schemes that estimate the… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/IPDPSW.2010.5470927

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@article{Pussep2010AdaptiveSA, title={Adaptive server allocation for peer-assisted Video-on-Demand}, author={Konstantin Pussep and Osama Abboud and Florian Gerlach and Ralf Steinmetz and Thorsten Strufe}, journal={2010 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum (IPDPSW)}, year={2010}, pages={1-8} }