Home

About

Advanced Search

Browse by Discipline

Scientific Societies

E-print Alerts

Add E-prints

E-print Network
FAQHELPSITE MAPCONTACT US


  Advanced Search  

 
An Analysis of Internet Content Delivery Systems Stefan Saroiu, Krishna P. Gummadi, Richard J. Dunn, Steven D. Gribble, and Henry M. Levy
 

Summary: An Analysis of Internet Content Delivery Systems
Stefan Saroiu, Krishna P. Gummadi, Richard J. Dunn, Steven D. Gribble, and Henry M. Levy
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
{tzoompy,gummadi,rdunn,gribble,levy}@cs.washington.edu
Abstract
In the span of only a few years, the Internet has expe-
rienced an astronomical increase in the use of specialized
content delivery systems, such as content delivery networks
and peer-to-peer file sharing systems. Therefore, an under-
standing of content delivery on the Internet now requires
a detailed understanding of how these systems are used in
practice.
This paper examines content delivery from the point of
view of four content delivery systems: HTTP web traffic, the
Akamai content delivery network, and Kazaa and Gnutella
peer-to-peer file sharing traffic. We collected a trace of all
incoming and outgoing network traffic at the University of
Washington, a large university with over 60,000 students,
faculty, and staff. From this trace, we isolated and char-

  

Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle
Gribble, Steve - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle
Gummadi, Krishna P. - Max-Planck-Institut für Softwaresysteme
Krishnamurthy, Arvind - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle
Saroiu, Stefan - Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences