YouTube videos are responsible for a large portion of Internet traffic. For a european project researching new traffic management mechanism we would like to start caching these videos. The student will investigate how YouTube vides can be cached without a user noticing (transparently) the cache must be easily accessible unlike a typical HTTP cache like Squid. To complete this thesis, skills in Linux (iptables) and networking in general are required as well as skills in a programming language (Java). A prototype is written in Java.
Supervisors: Dr. Thomas Bocek, Andri Lareidaback to the main page