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Other titles in the Morgan Kaufmann Series in Multimedia Information and Systems series:
Multimedia Servers: Applications, Environments and Design (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Multimedia Information and Systems)
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This book will undoubtedly satisfy the needs of application developers, server designers, integrators, and service providers, as it provides end-to-end, top-down coverage: from application-specific issues to low-level components. Inside, the authors offer specific design, development, and implementation approaches that take into account the complexity of the environments in which multimedia servers operate. Youâ??ll learn which techniques are best suited for different kinds of applications and different kinds of networks. Youâ??ll master the challenges associated with resource scheduling, collaborative computing, session set-up, and distributed storage. Most importantly, youâ??ll discover how to put all of these solutions to work as part of a coherent strategy aimed at exploiting economies of scale and meeting quality of service requirements.
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Sitaram, with the Novell company in Bangalore, and Dan, with IBM, have been researching and developing video servers on various IBM platforms. Here they provide detailed information on multimedia servers for applications developers, server designers, integrators, and service providers. They include optimized design algorithms they and others have developed; describe systems supporting the large-scale storage, retrieval, and distribution of audio and video data; and discuss key issues in video-on-demand and other multimedia systems.
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scheduling, collaborative computing, session set-up, and distributed storage. Most importantly, you'll discover how to put all of these solutions to work as part of a coherent strategy aimed at exploiting economies of scale and meeting quality of service requirements.
About the Author
Dr. Dinkar Sitaram is Director of the Technology Group at Novell, Inc., Bangalore. Previously, he was a Research Staff Member at IBM Research.Dr. Asit Dan has been with IBM Research since 1990, and is currently leading a group on the development of infrastructure for supporting e-commerce applications.
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