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On the Implementation of a Streaming Video over Peer to Peer network using Middleware Components

Kalapriya, K and Nandy, SK (2006) On the Implementation of a Streaming Video over Peer to Peer network using Middleware Components. In: International Conference on Networking, International Conference on Systems and International Conference on Mobile Communications and Learning Technologies 2006. ICN/ICONS/MCL 2006. , 23-29 April 2006.

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Abstract

Video streaming applications have hitherto been supported by single server systems. A major drawback of such a solution is that it increases the server load. The server restricts the number of clients that can be simultaneously supported due to limitation in bandwidth. The constraints of a single server system can be overcome in video streaming if we exploit the endless resources available in a distributed and networked system. We explore a P2P system for streaming video applications. In this paper we build a P2P streaming video (SVP2P) service in which multiple peers co-operate to serve video segments for new requests, thereby reducing server load and bandwidth used. Our simulation shows the playback latency using SVP2P is roughly 1/4th of the latency incurred when the server directly streams the video. Bandwidth consumed for control messages (overhead) is as low as 1.5% of the total data transfered. The most important observation is that the capacity of the SVP2P grows dynamically.

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Department/Centre: Division of Information Sciences > Supercomputer Education & Research Centre
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2011 09:05
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2011 09:05
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/42898

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