Content Delivery Architectures for Live Video Streaming: Hybrid CDN-P2P as the Best Option

Provided by: IARIA
Topic: Networking
Format: PDF
In the last years, with the help of high-speed and broadband networking, the content delivery service has been grown up widely. There are a lot of providers for online streaming via Content Delivery Network (CDN), Peer-To-Peer (P2P) network or hybrid CDN-P2P system. In this paper, the authors analyze a hybrid solution for real-time streaming: hybrid CDN-P2P mechanism that takes the best of both CDN and P2P content delivery architectures. By adapting the best of breed of both worlds (CDN and P2P), they detail a hybrid model which, thorough quantative analysis, shows the benefits of merging the two architectures.

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