multicast, SSM, proxy service
We consider the possibility that single-source multicast (SSM) will become a universal multicast service, enabling large-scale distribution of content from a few well-known sources to a general audience. Operating under this assumption, we explore the problem of building the traditional IP model of any-source multicast on top of SSM. Toward this end, we design an SSM proxy service that allows any sender to efficiently deliver content to a multicast group. We demonstrate the performance improvements this service offers over standard SSM and describe extensions for access control, dynamic proxy discovery, and multicast proxy distribution.
Original Publication Citation
Daniel Zappala and Aaron Fabbri, "Using SSM Proxies to Provide Efficient Multiple-Source Multicast Delivery", IEEE Globecom, Sixth Global Internet Symposium, Volume 3, pages 159-1594, November 21.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Zappala, Daniel and Fabbri, Aaron, "Using SSM Proxies to Provide Efficient Multiple-Source Multicast Delivery" (2001). Faculty Publications. 559.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
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