On the Modelling of CDNaaS Deployment

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Bulkan, U, Dagiuklas, T and Iqbal, M (2018). On the Modelling of CDNaaS Deployment. Multimedia Tools and Applications.
AuthorsBulkan, U, Dagiuklas, T and Iqbal, M
Abstract

With the increasing demand for over the top media content, understanding user perception and Quality of Experience (QoE) estimation have become a major business necessity for service providers. Online video broadcasting is a multifaceted procedure and calculation of performance for the components that build up a streaming platform requires an overall understanding of the Content Delivery Network as a service (CDNaaS) concept. Therefore, to evaluate delivery quality and predicting user perception while considering NFV (Network Function Virtualization) and limited cloud resources, a relationship between these concepts is required. In this paper, a generalized mathematical model to calculate the success rate of different tiers of online video delivery system is presented. Furthermore, an algorithm that indicates the correct moment to switch between CDNs is provided to improve throughput efficiency while maintaining QoE and keeping the cloud hosting costs as lowest possible.

KeywordsContent Delivery Network (CDN); OTT Streaming; Live Streaming; 0803 Computer Software; 0805 Distributed Computing; 0806 Information Systems; 0801 Artificial Intelligence And Image Processing; Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing; Software Engineering
Year2018
JournalMultimedia Tools and Applications
PublisherSpringer Verlag
ISSN1380-7501
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1007/s11042-018-6441-3
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Print31 Jul 2018
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Deposited31 Jul 2018
Accepted20 Jul 2018
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