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This article proposes a model to study the interaction of price competition and congestion in the cloud computing marketplace. Specifically, we propose a three-tier market model that captures a marketplace with users purchasing services from...
Resource Auto-Scaling and Sparse Content Replication for Video Storage Systems
Di Niu, Hong Xu, Baochun Li
Article No.: 19
Many video-on-demand (VoD) providers are relying on public cloud providers for video storage, access, and streaming services. In this article, we investigate how a VoD provider may make optimal bandwidth reservations from a cloud service provider...
Behavioral Model of IEEE 802.15.4 Beacon-Enabled Mode Based on Colored Petri Net
Renan C. A. Alves, Cíntia B. Margi
Article No.: 20
The IEEE 802.15.4 standard is widely employed in power-constrained scenarios, such as Wireless Sensor Networks deployments. Therefore, modeling this standard is useful to predict network performance and fine-tune parameter settings. Previous work...