mCast: An SDN-based resource-eficient live video streaming architecture with ISP-CDN collaboration

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dc.contributor.author Khalid, Ahmed
dc.contributor.author Zahran, Ahmed H.
dc.contributor.author Sreenan, Cormac J.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-22T11:39:58Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-22T11:39:58Z
dc.date.issued 2017-10
dc.identifier.citation Khalid, A., Zahran, A. H. and Sreenan, C. J. (2017) 'mCast: An SDN-Based Resource-Efficient Live Video Streaming Architecture with ISP-CDN Collaboration'. 2017 IEEE 42nd Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Singapore, 9-12 Oct. 2017, pp. 95-103. doi: 10.1109/LCN.2017.84 en
dc.identifier.startpage 95 en
dc.identifier.endpage 103 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0742-1303
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5304
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/LCN.2017.84
dc.description.abstract The rise of Software Defined Networking (SDN) presents an opportunity to overcome the limitations of rigid and static traditional Internet architecture and provide services like network layer multicast for live video streaming. In this paper we propose mCast, an SDN-based architecture for live streaming, to reduce the utilization of network and system resources for both Internet Service Providers (ISP) and Content Delivery Networks (CDN) by using multicast over the Internet. We propose a communication framework between ISPs and CDNs to enable mCast while retaining user and data privacy. mCast is transparent to the clients and maintains the control of CDNs on user sessions. We developed a testbed and performed large scale evaluation and comparison. Results showed that mCast can improve the video quality received by clients and, for CDNs and ISPs in comparison to IP unicast, mCast can decrease link utilization by more than 50% and network losses to 0%. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
dc.rights © 2017, Ahmed Khalid. Under license to IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en
dc.subject Internet en
dc.subject Data privacy en
dc.subject Groupware en
dc.subject Multicast communication en
dc.subject Software defined networking en
dc.subject Telecommunication network routing en
dc.subject Telecommunication traffic en
dc.subject Video streaming en
dc.subject Content Delivery Networks en
dc.subject ISP-CDN collaboration en
dc.subject Internet Service Providers en
dc.subject Internet architecture en
dc.subject SDN en
dc.subject mCast en
dc.subject Resource-efficiency live video streaming Architecture en
dc.subject User privacy en
dc.subject Video quality en
dc.subject IP networks en
dc.subject Routing en
dc.subject Servers en
dc.subject Service-oriented architecture en
dc.subject Streaming media en
dc.subject Unicast en
dc.subject Multimedia streaming en
dc.subject Network architecture en
dc.subject Network management en
dc.title mCast: An SDN-based resource-eficient live video streaming architecture with ISP-CDN collaboration en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Cormac Sreenan, Computer Science, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: c.sreenan@cs.ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-01-22T11:32:26Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 422811007
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle 2017 IEEE 42nd Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Singapore en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.sreenan@cs.ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Investigator Programme/13/IA/1892/IE/An Internet Infrastructure for Video Streaming Optimisation (iVID)/ en


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