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Design cost analysis of a video-on-demand server with different rejection rates
Author(s): Meng-Huang Lee; Shin-Hung Chang; Ching Hai Chou
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Paper Abstract

This paper bases on the file caching mechanism proposed in our previous work called the generalized relay mechanism, to explore the relationship between the system rejection rates and VOD server design cost. According to traditional VOD design methodology, the amount of system bandwidth required depends on the number of clients that the VOD system wants to support. However, it is hard to practice that all the system clients will request the VOD services at the same time. The design of system bandwidth just accounted for the number of system clients is not cost effective. If a certain rejection rate is allowed in the system, the VOD server design cost will be down in a certain level. Our simulation shows the results for a VOD system server designer to tradeoff the system cost and system rejection rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 October 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3527, Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III, (5 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.325811
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Meng-Huang Lee, Shih Chien Univ. (Taiwan)
Shin-Hung Chang, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Ching Hai Chou, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3527:
Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems III
C.-C. Jay Kuo; Shih-Fu Chang; Sethuraman Panchanathan, Editor(s)

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