WWW media distribution via Hopwise reliable multicast

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Repeated access to WWW pages currently makes inefficient use of available network bandwidth. A Distribution Point Model is proposed where large and relatively static sets of pages (e.g. magazines or other such media) are distributed via bulk multicast to LAN distribution points for local access. Some access control issues are discussed. Hopwise Reliable Multicast (HRM) is proposed to simplify reliable multicast of non real time bulk data between LANs. HRM uses TCP for reliability and flow control on a hop by hop basis throughout a multicast distribution tree created by today`s Internet MBone.

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Donnelley, J.E. December 1, 1994.

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Repeated access to WWW pages currently makes inefficient use of available network bandwidth. A Distribution Point Model is proposed where large and relatively static sets of pages (e.g. magazines or other such media) are distributed via bulk multicast to LAN distribution points for local access. Some access control issues are discussed. Hopwise Reliable Multicast (HRM) is proposed to simplify reliable multicast of non real time bulk data between LANs. HRM uses TCP for reliability and flow control on a hop by hop basis throughout a multicast distribution tree created by today`s Internet MBone.

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OSTI as DE96001970

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  • 3. international world wide web conference, Darmstadt (Germany), 10-14 Apr 1995

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  • Other: DE96001970
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--119526
  • Report No.: CONF-9504212--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 123224
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624708

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Donnelley, J.E. WWW media distribution via Hopwise reliable multicast, article, December 1, 1994; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624708/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.