Performance Comparison of OBS and OCS for VoD Applications

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Wei, Wei; Liu, Xin; Yu, Xiang; Qiao, Chunming (Department of CSE, University at Buffalo (SUNY), NY 14260, USA)
Wang, Ting (NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA)

We study the performance of video-on-demand (VoD) applications under various network and traffic parameters in optical networks. The results show that optical burst switching (OBS) is more suitable for supporting VoD applications than optical circuit-switching (OCS).