Monday, January 25, 2010

P2P Streaming Process

this also applies to multiple connections between two endpoints.

in reference to:

"A streaming process can be separated into three stages that overlap in time (Figure 1): data acquisition, data delivery and data presentation. Data acquisition is the stage that determines how the streaming content is acquired, packetized and distributed for streaming. The data presentation stage represents the methods on how to buffer, assemble and render the received data. Data delivery is the process of how the stream data is transported from the source to the destination. The source, the destination and all the intermediate nodes in a streaming system participate in a topology that is constructed based on the specific system’s protocol. In a P2P streaming system, this network architecture exhibits peer-to-peer characteristics."
- Peer-to-Peer Streaming - Streaming P2P Architectures, Streaming Process, Peer-to-Peer System Operation (view on Google Sidewiki)

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