Content Networking 
Architecture, Protocols, and Practice  

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   Chapter 1 Introduction

   1.1 The early days of content delivery over the Internet
   1.2 The World Wide Web where it came from, what it is
   1.3 The evolution of content networking
   1.4 The diversity of interests in content networking

   Chapter 2 Content Transport
   2.1 Protocol architecture and design paradigms of the Internet
   2.2 The Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP)
   2.3 Multicast transport

   Chapter 3 Caching Techniques for Web Content
   3.1 Local Caching
   3.2 Motivation and Goals of Web Caching
   3.3 Basic Operation of a Shared Web Cache
   3.4 Cachability Considerations
   3.5 Placing a Cache in the Network
   3.6 The Evolution of Caching Systems - Networks of Caches
   3.7 Performance
   3.8 Caching Challenges and Myths

   Chapter 4 Caching Techniques for Streaming Media
   4.1 Streaming Media
   4.2 Protocols for Streaming Media
   4.3 Caching Techniques for Streaming Media
   4.4 Case studies

   Chapter 5 Navigating Content Networks
   5.1 The Domain Name System
   5.2 Layer 4-7 Request Switching
   5.3 Global Request Routing
   5.4 Case studies

   Chapter 6 Peer-to-Peer Content Networks
   6.1 What are Peer-to-Peer networks?
   6.2 Technical Challenges in Peer to Peer Networks
   6.3 6.4 Case Studies
   6.5 Business aspects

   Chapter 7 Interactive Content Delivery - Instant Messaging
   7.1 Instant Messaging defined
   7.2 Internet-based Instant Messaging
   7.3 Convergence

   Chapter 8 Beyond Web Surfing Content Services
   8.1 What is Driving Content Services?
   8.2 An Architecture for Content Services
   8.3 Example Content Services
   8.4 ICAP The Internet Content Adaptation Protocol
   8.5 Open Pluggable Edge Services (OPES)
   8.6 The Web Services paradigm
   8.7 Service Personalization and Service Convergence

   Chapter 9 Building Content Networks
   9.1 Campus and Enterprise Network Example
   9.2 Content Network Provider Example
   9.3 Content Distribution Network Example

   Chapter 10 Standards Efforts
   10.1 The Role of Standards
   10.2 Content Networking Standards Bodies
   10.3 Content Networking Standards

   Chapter 11 Summary and Outlook
   11.1 Content Networking Architecture Evolution
   11.2 The Future of Content Networking
 

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