The book discusses the design of Streaming Media servers in single disk drive; multi-disk platforms; and heterogeneous disks platforms; covers distributed Streaming Media server design; discusses fault tolerance issues; illustrates the design of Streaming Media server software with the inclusion of Yima software.
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Streaming media servers: state-of-the-art design and applications
Video, audio, and other streaming media (SM) represent the most demanding data types in a wide range of emerging applications, from corporate training networks to video-on-demand (VOD) and interactive TV. SM's large file sizes and real-time display requirements have required extensive innovation in storage, networking, compression, and server design. This book systematically reviews the fundamental issues and techniques underlying the design, architecture, and implementation of high-performance, large-scale SM servers. Coverage includes:
Whether you're a system or application designer, developer, SM or VOD specialist, performance analyst, or researcher, this book delivers start-to-finish guidance for building servers to support your most demanding applications.About the Author:
ALI E. DASHTI, Assistant Professor in the Computer Engineering Department at Kuwait University, specializes in the design of multimedia surveillance systems, and the development of hierarchical storage systems for multimedia databases and applications.
SEON HO KIM is Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Denver, Denver, CO, and a consultant with leading multimedia and communications firms. His expertise is the design and development of high performance interactive multimedia systems. CYRUS SHAHABI is Assistant Professor and Director of Information Laboratory (InfoLab) at USC's Computer Science Department and at IMSC. He has written more than 70 articles and papers on multimedia databases, storage servers, multidimensional databases, and related topics. He is also the Research Area Director of the Information Management trust at IMSC. ROGER ZIMMERMANN is Research Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at USC, and one of the key researchers of the Remote Media Immersion project at IMSC.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130670383
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Mixed media product. Book Condition: Brand New. 350 pages. 9.75x7.50x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0130670383