Advanced Content Delivery, Streaming, and Cloud Services

Advanced Content Delivery, Streaming, and Cloud Services

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While other books on the market provide limited coverage of advanced CDNs and streaming technologies, concentrating solely on the fundamentals, this book provides an up-to-date comprehensive coverage of the state-of-the-art advancements in CDNs, with a special focus on Cloud-based CDNs. The book includes CDN and media streaming basics, performance models, practical applications, and business analysis. It features industry case studies, CDN applications, and open research issues to aid practitioners and researchers, and a market analysis to provide a reference point for commercial entities. The book covers Adaptive Bitrate Streaming (ABR), Content Delivery Cloud (CDC), Web Acceleration, Front End Optimization (FEO), Transparent Caching, Next Generation CDNs, CDN Business Intelligence and more. a€c Provides an in-depth look at Cloud-based CDNs a€c Includes CDN and streaming media basics and tutorials a€c Aimed to instruct systems architects, practitioners, product developers, and researchers a€c Material is divided into introductory subjects, advanced content, and specialist areasWe will demonstrate deliveryto the HTML5 alt;videoagt; tag, although highlighting the limitations of this, and also provide a pointer to the Wowza documentation ... However, while Chrome offers good HTML5 alt;audioagt; supportfor alt;videoagt;tags, this supportcurrently extends only asfar as HTTP Progressive Download(not ABRssuch as HLS and Smooth), and for livestreaming toChrome or Internet Explorerit isanbsp;...

Title:Advanced Content Delivery, Streaming, and Cloud Services
Author:Mukaddim Pathan, Ramesh K. Sitaraman, Dom Robinson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2014-09-19


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