Performance modeling of video-on-demand systems in broadband networks

  title={Performance modeling of video-on-demand systems in broadband networks},
  author={Eric Wing Ming Wong and S. Chi Hung Chan},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Circuits Syst. Video Techn.},
A video-on-demand (VoD) system allows a viewer to choose a video of his choice such as movies, electronic encyclopedia, or educational videos, which is delivered to him real time via a network. This paper is a performance study of a distributed video server system in a fully connected backbone network. Under the assumptions of uniform loading and symmetrical network, analytical models are proposed for two server selection strategies (Random and Least Loaded) and for two reservation schemes (the… CONTINUE READING
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