Peer-to-Peer Assisted Streaming Proxy

  • Lei Guo
  • Xiaodong Zhang
  • Songqing Chen
Part of the Web Information Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies Book Series book series (WISE, volume 2)


The demand of delivering streaming media contents in the Internet has become increasingly high for scientific, educational, and commercial applications. This chapter first overviews three representative Internet technologies for delivering streaming media contents, and discusses the merits and limits of each. This chapter emphasizes on peer-to-peer streaming technology by presenting a design and its performance evaluation of a scalable and reliable media proxy system that effectively utilizes P2P sharing among media clients.


Internet media streaming peer-to-peer systems proxy caching distributed hash table 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lei Guo
    • 1
  • Xiaodong Zhang
    • 1
  • Songqing Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCollege of William and MaryUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceGeorge Mason UniversityUSA

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