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Benchmarking and performance tuning of multimedia servers

  • Peter Triantafillou
  • Stavros Christodoulakis
  • Theodora Magoulioti
Workshop 18: Parallel and Distributed Database Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1300)

Abstract

In this paper we study the issues related to the development of a multimedia server benchmark. Multimedia benchmarks can be used to compare the performance of existing multimedia servers and to fine-tune the performance of servers under development. The modeling of multimedia servers includes the modeling of databases, multi-user workloads, user behavior, and the definition of the relevant performance metrics. The proposed benchmark has been implemented and has been used to fine-tune the performance of a multimedia server, called KYDONIA. We present the results of testing KYDONIA and representative instances of fine-tuning KYDONIA's performance.

Keywords

Compression Scheme Database Object Workload Model Atomic Object Workload Characterization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Triantafillou
    • 1
  • Stavros Christodoulakis
    • 1
  • Theodora Magoulioti
    • 1
  1. 1.MUltimedia Systems Institute of Crete, MU.S.I.C. Department of Electronics and Computer EngineeringTechnical University of Crete, T.U.C. ChaniaCreteGreece

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