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Publisher Comments:

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.

x Presents optimized design algorithms developed by the authors and other leading researchers.
x Deals comprehensively with the systems supporting the large-scale storage, retrieval, and distribution of audio and video data.
x Balances the coverage of current technologies with forward-looking discussions to help you devise a sustainable, evolvable solution.
x Covers key issues in video-on-demand and other multimedia systems: resource scheduling, local caching, interactivity, architectural strategies, and more.

Book News Annotation:

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.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

ustainable, evolvable solution.

  • Covers key issues in video-on-demand and other multimedia systems: resource scheduling, local caching, interactivity, architectural strategies, and more.

  • Synopsis:

    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.

    Features

    • Presents optimized design algorithms developed by the authors and other leading researchers.

    • Deals comprehensively with the systems supporting the large-scale storage, retrieval, and distribution of audio and video data.

    • Balances the coverage of current technologies with forward-looking discussions to help you devise a sustainable, evolvable solution.

    • Covers key issues in video-on-demand and other multimedia systems: resource scheduling, local caching, interactivity, architectural strategies, and more.

    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.

    Table of Contents

    ching Overview

    12. Memory Cache

    13. Disk Cache

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9781558604308
    Subtitle:
    Applications, Environments and Design
    Author:
    Sitaram, Dinkar
    Author:
    Dan, Sitaram, Dinkar, Asit
    Author:
    Dan, Asit
    Publisher:
    Morgan Kaufmann
    Location:
    San Francisco, Calif. :
    Subject:
    Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
    Subject:
    Multimedia
    Subject:
    Client-server computing
    Subject:
    Video tape recorders and recording
    Subject:
    Multimedia systems
    Subject:
    Web servers
    Subject:
    Interactive multimedia
    Subject:
    Video tape recorders
    Subject:
    Client-Server Computing - General
    Subject:
    Information Storage & Retrieval
    Subject:
    Database Management - General
    Edition Description:
    Hardcover
    Series:
    Morgan Kaufmann Series in Multimedia Information and Systems (Hardcover)
    Series Volume:
    FS-073-99
    Publication Date:
    19991011
    Binding:
    Hardback
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Yes
    Pages:
    297
    Dimensions:
    9.58x7.67x.89 in. 1.59 lbs.

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    Product details 297 pages Morgan Kaufmann Publishers - English 9781558604308 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by , ustainable, evolvable solution.

  • Covers key issues in video-on-demand and other multimedia systems: resource scheduling, local caching, interactivity, architectural strategies, and more.

  • "Synopsis" by , 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.

    Features

    • Presents optimized design algorithms developed by the authors and other leading researchers.

    • Deals comprehensively with the systems supporting the large-scale storage, retrieval, and distribution of audio and video data.

    • Balances the coverage of current technologies with forward-looking discussions to help you devise a sustainable, evolvable solution.

    • Covers key issues in video-on-demand and other multimedia systems: resource scheduling, local caching, interactivity, architectural strategies, and more.

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