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2013 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (2007)
Toronto, Canada
June 25, 2007 to June 27, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2837-3
pp: 61
Xiaodong Zhang , Ohio State University
Songqing Chen , George Mason University
Lei Guo , Ohio State University
Enhua Tan , Ohio State University
<p>The increasing number of wireless users in Internet P2P applications causes two new performance problems due to the requirement of uploading the downloaded traffic for other peers, limited bandwidth of wireless communications, and resource competition between the access point and wireless stations. First, an active P2P wireless user can significantly reduce the downloading throughput of other wireless users in the WLAN. Second, the slowdown of a P2P wireless user communication can also delay its relay and data sharing service for other dependent wired/wireless peers.</p> <p>In order to address these problems, in this paper, we pro- pose an efficient caching mechanism called SCAP (Smart Caching in Access Points). Conducting intensive Inter- net measurements on representative P2P streaming appli- cations, we observe a high percentage of duplicated data packets in successive downloading and uploading data streams. Through duplication detection and caching at the access point, these duplicated packets can be com- pressed so that the uploading traffic in the WLAN is signif- icantly reduced. Our prototype-based experimental evalua- tion demonstrates that by effectively reducing the redundant P2P traffic in the WLAN, SCAP improves the throughput of the WLAN by up to 88% and reduces the response delay to other Internet users meanwhile.</p>
Xiaodong Zhang, Songqing Chen, Lei Guo, Enhua Tan, "SCAP: Smart Caching inWireless Access Points to Improve P2P Streaming", 2013 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, vol. 00, no. , pp. 61, 2007, doi:10.1109/ICDCS.2007.134
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