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Web Content Delivery

By Xueyan Tang , Jianliang Xu , Samuel T. Chanson

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  • ISBN13: 978-0-3872-4356-6
  • 404 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: January 17, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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The concept of content delivery has become increasingly more important due to rapidly growing demands for efficient distribution and fast access of information from the Internet. The content can be diverse and broad-ranging, and the desire to facilitate ubiquitous information access demands varied network architectures and hardware devices. The need to deliver quality information – given the nature of the content, network connections and client devices – introduces various challenges for content delivery technologies. Web Content Delivery offers the most comprehensive coverage of state-of-the-art research, providing insightful and thought-provoking possibilities for the future of web applications. Written by leading international researchers, the book focuses on web content delivery, dynamic web content, streaming media delivery and ubiquitous web access. Web Content Delivery is an essential reference for both academic researchers and industrial practitioners.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Part I: Web Content Delivery.
  2. Web Workload Characterization: Ten Years Later.
  3. Replica Placement and Request Routing.
  4. The Time
  5. to
  6. Live Based Consistency Mechanism.
  7. Content Location in Peer
  8. to
  9. Peer Systems: Exploiting Locality.
  10. Part II: Dynamic Web Content.
  11. Techniques for Efficiently Serving and Caching Dynamic Web Content.
  12. Utility Computing for Internet Applications.
  13. Proxy Caching for Database
  14. Backed Web Sites.
  15. Part III: Streaming Media Delivery.
  16. Generating Internet Streaming Media Objects and Workloads.
  17. Streaming Media Caching.
  18. Policy
  19. Based Resource Sharing in Streaming Overlay Networks.
  20. Caching and Distribution Issues for Streaming Content Distribution Networks.
  21. Peer
  22. to
  23. Peer Assisted Streaming Proxy.
  24. Part IV: Ubiquitous Web Access.
  25. Distributed Architectures for Web Content Adaptation and Delivery.
  26. Wireless Web Performance Issues.
  27. Web Content Delivery Using Thin
  28. Client Computing.
  29. Optimizing Content Delivery in Wireless Networks.
  30. Multimedia Adaptation and Browsing on Small Displays.

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