Towards Efficient and Scalable Data-Intensive Content Delivery: State-of-the-Art, Issues and Challenges

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Kilanioti, Irene, Fernández-Montes, Alejandro, Fernández-Cerero, Damián, Karageorgos, Anthony, Mettouris, Christos, Nejkovic, Valentina, Albanis, Nikolas, Bashroush, R. and Papadopoulos, George A. 2019. Towards Efficient and Scalable Data-Intensive Content Delivery: State-of-the-Art, Issues and Challenges. in: Kołodziej, Joanna and González-Vélez, Horacio (ed.) High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications: Selected Results of the COST Action IC1406 cHiPSet Springer, Cham.
AuthorsKilanioti, Irene, Fernández-Montes, Alejandro, Fernández-Cerero, Damián, Karageorgos, Anthony, Mettouris, Christos, Nejkovic, Valentina, Albanis, Nikolas, Bashroush, R. and Papadopoulos, George A.
EditorsKołodziej, Joanna and González-Vélez, Horacio
Abstract

This chapter presents the authors’ work for the Case Study entitled “Delivering Social Media with Scalability” within the framework of High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications (cHiPSet) COST Action 1406. We identify some core research areas and give an outline of the publications we came up within the framework of the aforementioned action. The ease of user content generation within social media platforms, e.g. check-in information, multimedia data, etc., along with the proliferation of Global Positioning System (GPS)-enabled, always-connected capture devices lead to data streams of unprecedented amount and a radical change in information sharing. Social data streams raise a variety of practical challenges: derivation of real-time meaningful insights from effectively gathered social information, a paradigm shift for content distribution with the leverage of contextual data associated with user preferences, geographical characteristics and devices in general, etc. In this article we present the methodology we followed, the results of our work and the outline of a comprehensive survey, that depicts the state-of-the-art situation and organizes challenges concerning social media streams and the infrastructure of the data centers supporting the efficient access to data streams in terms of content distribution, data diffusion, data replication, energy efficiency and network infrastructure. The challenges of enabling better provisioning of social media data have been identified and they were based on the context of users accessing these resources. The existing literature has been systematized and the main research points and industrial efforts in the area were identified and analyzed. In our works, in the framework of the Action, we came up with potential solutions addressing the problems of the area and described how these fit in the general ecosystem.

Book titleHigh-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications: Selected Results of the COST Action IC1406 cHiPSet
Year2019
PublisherSpringer, Cham
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Online26 Mar 2019
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Deposited01 Apr 2019
Series Lecture Notes in Computer Science
ISBN978-3-030-16271-9
978-3-030-16272-6
ISSN1064-3745
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1007/978-3-030-16272-6_4
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16272-6_4
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