Checking date: 16/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Internet contents distribution
Master in Big Data Analytics (Plan: 352 - Estudio: 322)

Coordinating teacher: CUEVAS RUMIN, ANGEL

Department assigned to the subject: Telematic Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Computer Networks
Basic Competences That the students can apply the acquired knowledge and ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader contexts related to their field of study That students are able to integrate knowledge and handle complexity of formulating judgments That the students can communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and rationale underpinning to specialists and non-specialists in a clear and unambiguous way. That students have the learning skills that enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous. Specific Competences That the students will be able to understand the technologies and markets behind the data storage and delivery in the network. That the students will be able to understand the technical concepts related to delivery networks architecture, information centric networks architecture and network storage That the students will be able to identify limitations and design new technical solutions to improve delivery networks performance That the students have a wider look to market size, competitors and sources of revenue.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Chapter 0. Introduction Chapter 1. Introduction to Networking for Content Delivery Chapter 2. Evolution of CDN Architectures Chapter 3. Evolution of CDN Ecosystem Chapter 4. Content distribution in p2p networks Chapter 5. Content distribution in the online advertising ecosystem Chapter 6. APIs for content distribution
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities Theorical classes Laboratory classes Group assignments Individual assignments Methodology Presentations in the class by the teacher with support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the literature is provided to supplement student learning. Critical reading of additional texts: Newspaper articles, reports, manuals and / or academic articles, either for further discussion in class, either to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject. Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. posed by the teacher individually or in group Presentation and discussion in class of topics related to the content of the course, as well as case studies Preparation of papers and reports individually or in group
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60

Additional Bibliography
  • Hau, T.; Burghardt, D.; and Brenner, W.. Multihoming, Content Delivery Networks, and the Market for Internet Connectivity . -. -
  • S.V. Nagaraj. Web Caching and Its Applications . -. -
  • S.V. Nagaraj. Web Caching and Its Applications. Springer. 2004

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.