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Quota: Rationing server resources in peer-assisted online hosting systems

Fangming Liu, Ye Sun, Bo Li, Baochun Li
2009 2009 17th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols  
This paper seeks to explore the design space of new protocols to allocate scarce server resources-including both storage space and bandwidth-in peer-assisted online hosting systems.  ...  Due to the large number of users in real-world online hosting systems, it is not feasible to satisfy the resource requirements of all users.  ...  Quota: DESIGN AND ANALYSIS In response to the above challenges, in this section we propose our design of Quota, a framework for server resource allocation protocols in peer-assisted online hosting systems  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnp.2009.5339692 dblp:conf/icnp/LiuSLL09 fatcat:wt3m76xefjcx5bigjliv6nk64q

Robust and Efficient Incentives for Cooperative Content Distribution

M. Sirivianos, Xiaowei Yang, S. Jarecki
2009 IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking  
A client that honestly uploads to its peers is rewarded in the following two ways.  ...  When an online content provider uses a P2P protocol, it faces an incentive issue: how to motivate its clients to upload to their peers.  ...  We also thank Lichun Bao, Jong Han Park, Rex Chen and Denh Sy with Calit2 for providing assistance, space and equipment for our experiments. This work was supported by NSF award CNS-0627166.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnet.2009.2021655 fatcat:hecagcupgffcvljxurnosjb6s4

GUIDE for a blended learning system [article]

Mokhtar Ben Henda
2020 arXiv   pre-print
system for bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate degrees.  ...  It is structured in sections corresponding to a complete process of operationalizing a blended learning system, from the definition of an implementation strategy to the assessment of results.  ...  Hosting on the server of an external national or international operator; 3. Hosting on a server in the Cloud.  ... 
arXiv:2007.04912v1 fatcat:fgmffa4yqzhsxa53n7ipjs3xiq

Resource Management in Cloud Networking Using Economic Analysis and Pricing Models: A Survey [article]

Nguyen Cong Luong, Ping Wang, Dusit Niyato, Wen Yonggang, Zhu Han
2017 arXiv   pre-print
To achieve sustainable profit advantage, cost reduction, and flexibility in provisioning of cloud resources, resource management in cloud networking requires adaptive and robust designs to address many  ...  Besides, we survey a variety of incentive mechanisms using the pricing strategies in sharing resources in edge computing.  ...  However, in the cloud-assisted P2P streaming systems, there is no specific VoD provider, and thus stakeholders involve only peers and streaming servers in the cloud.  ... 
arXiv:1701.01963v1 fatcat:2di22jgefvc2dpkkwpzer4racm

Storage Tradeoffs in a Collaborative Backup Service for Mobile Devices

Ludovic Courtes, Marc-olivier Killijian, David Powell
2006 2006 Sixth European Dependable Computing Conference  
Improving resource discovery Discovery of hosts and resources can be quite long as seen in section 2.2.  ...  They showed that excess resources, such as storage, available at the peer hosts could be leveraged to support wide-scale resource sharing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/edcc.2006.26 dblp:conf/edcc/CourtesKP06 fatcat:tcpc3n54zfblpi6pcflna7dgfy

Are We There Yet? A Progress Report from Three Turkish University Pioneers in Distance Education and E-Learning

Colin Latchem, Nurettin Simsek, Ozlem Cakir Balta, Orhan Torkul, I. Hakkı Cedimoglu, Alpaslan Altunkopru
2009 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The international literature provides little in-depth analysis of distance education and e-learning activities, achievements, and challenges in Turkish higher education other than the country's mega-university  ...  Drawing on the collective experience of the authors, the paper reaches some overall conclusions about embarking on distance education and e-learning, which may apply in other Turkish universities and similar  ...  A Progress Report from Three Turkish University Pioneers in Distance Education and E-Learning Latchem, Simsek, Balta, Torkul, Cedimoglu, and Altunkopru  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v10i2.686 fatcat:oqrruwnvyvbujbkv5mozwrw2r4

A Game Theory Approach for Assisting Humans in Online Information-Sharing

Ron S. Hirschprung, Shani Alkoby
2022 Information  
We introduce a novel theoretical framework called Online Information-Sharing Assistance (OISA) to evaluate the interactive nature of the information-sharing trade-off problem.  ...  Finally, as a proof of concept, we conduct an empirical study in a simulated Facebook environment in which human participants compete against OISA-based AI agents, showing that significantly higher utility  ...  Google Cloud was used to host the virtual machine on which the server side was implemented. We applied two types of non-human agents.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info13040183 fatcat:s6zohv25czeddp25qgh5lqa6be

Software Review

David R. Green
1998 The Cartographic Journal  
Again the system returns news articles drawn from a variety of online news sources (mainly newswires).  ...  However a mobile agent is unique in that its code is executed by a host. Thus an executing mobile agent has automatic access to some of a hosts resources.  ...  Summary There are many alternatives to mobile agents such as queued RPC, proxy servers and client-server computing.  ... 
doi:10.1179/000870498786962790 fatcat:yy2f3jmtfjbt5eqmtfpk7k2tgi

Complexity of System Configuration Management [chapter]

Yizhan Sun, Alva Couch
2008 Handbook of Network and System Administration  
We also explore how system administrators keep these tasks tractable in practice.  ...  In this thesis, we begin to define a theory of system administration, based upon two activities of system administrators: configuration management and dependency analysis.  ...  The difficulty of performing testing is that the system under test must be always "alive and online" -available to provide services and resources. Here we have the key challenge.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-044452198-9.50025-2 fatcat:imoiwyawkva6nhcqn43xsu27h4

Examining the role of a decision aid in reducing decisional conflict amongst hospital healthcare workers towards receiving the influenza vaccine

Holly Seale, Rajneesh Kaur, Kerryn Lajoie, Julie Dixon, Julie Gallard
2016 BMC Health Services Research  
Methods: Forty-one semi-structured interviews were undertaken with a range of hospital staff from two major public hospitals in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia in 2013.  ...  Our study aimed to explore the attitudes of hospital staff towards an online decision aid (DA), which focuses on influenza and the vaccine.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Seqirus for their financial support for the study and the participants who gave their time to take part in the interviews.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1339-0 pmid:26961353 pmcid:PMC4785629 fatcat:ekmynsdvubhurch5sf6rkcflxy

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Editoral Office
2013 Journal of Contemporary European Research  
I would also like to thank the MEP for whom I interned in 2010 for the opportunity to conduct this research, and the assistants for their invaluable insights and friendship.  ...  1 Interviews were held in June 2005 in Luxembourg and Brussels with the three Commission and Council officials who were most directly involved in the discussions on the physical agents directives. 1 Interview  ...  If citizens view the quota requirement as the status quo, as opposed to a change from the current number of refugees accepted, then a quota system could encourage refugee hosting in countries that currently  ... 
doaj:113543265608484faaf64bbbe10e2d4b fatcat:rtpzrlitubf4dizysnqvtpha4u

Cloud IoT as a Crucial Enabler: a Survey and Taxonomy

Nidhal Kamel Taha El-Omari
2019 Modern Applied Science  
Additionally, one of the key points to consider in this paper is that this in-depth evaluation of using Cloud computing may find points lacking in the cloud environments that could open up new research  ...  As a matter of fact, Cloud Computing is indeed a new radical paradigm shift that evolved out of utmost needs for hosting and delivering all the things electronically as well-defined services over the Internet  ...  Their rational targets are to connect users with their needed IT resources in open-transparent, cost-effective, scalable, and reliable environments.  ... 
doi:10.5539/mas.v13n8p86 fatcat:x3l5uscrgjep5aykffeex5phui

Blockchain for 5G and Beyond Networks: A State of the Art Survey [article]

Dinh C Nguyen, Pubudu N Pathirana, Ming Ding, Aruna Seneviratne
2019 arXiv   pre-print
and enhanced system throughput.  ...  We then explore the opportunities of blockchain to important 5G services, ranging from spectrum management, network virtualization, resource management to interference management, federated learning, privacy  ...  Federated learning assists training large medical data sets from various distributed data sources owned and hosted by different hospitals, patients, and health service providers, while blockchainempowered  ... 
arXiv:1912.05062v1 fatcat:ecitoeu5ijh6flblgm74fpvmz4

Network Organization and Governance [chapter]

2018 CRC Handbook of Modern Telecommunications  
In place of fat software clients and centralized application servers, corpo rations are deploying Web browsers on every desktop, Web servers in departments and divisions, and application servers residing  ...  In this arrangement, users access the service hosted on the vendor's computers; it is not installed on the users' systems.  ...  BI provides the resources and solu tions to facilitate this improvement in risk management.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420078084-9 fatcat:eyixyd27nzbmthwoqybadgqz2e

Feuille de route IFB 2021-2028: MUDIS4LS [article]

Jacques Van Helden, Julien Seiler, Gildas Le Corguillé, Claudine Médigue, IFB Teams
2021 Zenodo  
The basis of MuDiS4LS will be the National Network of Computing Resources (NNCR) launched by IFB in 2017 with a mutualized task force contributed by permanent staff from 9 platforms located in 6 regions  ...  Our objective is for the 21 member platforms of the IFB to collaborate in the operation of the NNCR, making it possible to extend its scope of action to 9 regions of France.  ...  The two cursors should be the disk space and the quota of CPU.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5229330 fatcat:speqf7rjcjc5hiaqeemlmvjg7m
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