Streaming 2.0

Open Caching Can Improve Streaming Video Delivery for Everyone

OTT operators, CDNs, ISPs, and everyone involved in streaming can benefit by embracing Open Caching.

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Presentation

Watch or reach about the latest presentation given on Open Caching. In this presentation, Jeff Budney of Verizon talks about delivering content through Open Caching at the edge. Most notable are the performance numbers measured by Verizon on real-world traffic.

Jeff Budney, Manager Core Network Planning

Streaming with Open Caching on the ISP Edge

The delivery of high quality streaming video via the Internet presents serious challenges for Content Providers, Content Delivery Networks and Internet Service Providers. This presentation will cover industry trends in streaming media, how Verizon has traditionally received streaming traffic, the efforts within industry organizations to improve the streaming video experience through Open Caching and the results seen at Verizon from deploying Open Caching at a nationwide scale. Measurements will be presented for buffering, video start failures and other key metrics from a production streaming video service.

Global internet video traffic (PB)
# of digital video viewers (MM) in the U.S.

The Face of Streaming

Avg # of CDNs per Platform
Avg # of Minutes Spent Purging from Multiple CDNs

Note: the statistics regarding CDNs used and time spent purging was collected from SVA member companies through an internal survey. The results are not statistically valid.

What is

Open Caching?

Roll over the number items in the image to display the applicable Open Caching specification. Click on the specification name in the pop-up to view that document.

Open Caching Request Routing Functional Specification

This specification describes the high-level functional specification of open caching request routing and the required interfaces to enable request routing to be performed from an upstream CDN to an open cache system.
Open Caching Request Routing Functional Specification

This specification describes the high-level functional specification of open caching request routing and the required interfaces to enable request routing to be performed from an upstream CDN to an open cache system.
Open Caching Request Routing Functional Specification

This specification describes the high-level functional specification of open caching request routing and the required interfaces to enable request routing to be performed from an upstream CDN to an open cache system.
Open Caching Request Routing Functional Specification

This specification describes the high-level functional specification of open caching request routing and the required interfaces to enable request routing to be performed from an upstream CDN to an open cache system.
Open Cache Request Routing Service Provisioning Interface Specification

The Open Caching request-routing service provisioning interfaces are the set of interfaces that enables a CDN and a SP to exchange information between them to enable the delegation of CDN content requests to the SP Open Caching system.
Open Cache Request Routing Service Provisioning Interface Specification

The Open Caching request-routing service provisioning interfaces are the set of interfaces that enables a CDN and a SP to exchange information between them to enable the delegation of CDN content requests to the SP Open Caching system.
Open Cache Request Routing Service Provisioning Interface Specification

The Open Caching request-routing service provisioning interfaces are the set of interfaces that enables a CDN and a SP to exchange information between them to enable the delegation of CDN content requests to the SP Open Caching system.
Open Cache Request Routing Service Provisioning Interface Specification

The Open Caching request-routing service provisioning interfaces are the set of interfaces that enables a CDN and a SP to exchange information between them to enable the delegation of CDN content requests to the SP Open Caching system.
Open Caching Logging Requirements Specification

Specifies requirements for Open Caching System (OCS) for Logging data to help track data acquisition and delivery of it to the end user
Open Caching Logging Requirements Specification

Specifies requirements for Open Caching System (OCS) for Logging data to help track data acquisition and delivery of it to the end user
Open Caching Performance Measurement Specification

This document specifies measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) of the Open Caching Nodes (OCN), specifically, both at the ingress and egress points of OCN within an ISP environment
Open Caching Performance Measurement Specification

This document specifies measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) of the Open Caching Nodes (OCN), specifically, both at the ingress and egress points of OCN within an ISP environment
Open Caching Relayed Token Authentication

This document specifies relayed token authentication for open caching to support generic workflow for CDN Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) signing use the relayed tokenization mechanism
Open Caching Relayed Token Authentication

This document specifies relayed token authentication for open caching to support generic workflow for CDN Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) signing use the relayed tokenization mechanism
Open Caching Content Management Operations Specification

This document specifies Open Caching Content Management interface and the functionality requirements from the ISP Open Caching system and interface between the SP Open Caching Controller and the CDN
Open Caching Content Management Operations Specification

This document specifies Open Caching Content Management interface and the functionality requirements from the ISP Open Caching system and interface between the SP Open Caching Controller and the CDN
Open Caching Content Management Operations Specification

This document specifies Open Caching Content Management interface and the functionality requirements from the ISP Open Caching system and interface between the SP Open Caching Controller and the CDN
Open Caching Content Management Operations Specification

This document specifies Open Caching Content Management interface and the functionality requirements from the ISP Open Caching system and interface between the SP Open Caching Controller and the CDN
The Components Of An

Open Caching Network

The architectural diagram above describes the flow of traffic through Open Caches in an Open Caching Network, illustrating the interoperability between Content Owner, ISP, and CDN. Driving that interoperability are the core components, connected through APIs, which enable the fundamental capabilities to mange delivery, caching, logging, and more.

Open Caching Technical Specifications

The SVTA’s Open Caching is a series of functional requirements and specifications. The functional requirements define the network architecture and functionality, while the specifications define the functionality through API operation. The SVTA LABS initiative then codifies the specifications into working reference code. All of the functional requirements and specifications can be found below. They are available free to the public.

Companies Committed to Open Caching

Below are the companies actively involved in the development of SVTA Open Caching documents and/or code.

Other Open Caching Resources

Q1 2024 Member Meeting

Streaming Video Technology Alliance Convenes in Denver for First Quarterly Member Meeting of 2024 Welcomes New Members AMD, Axinom, Extreme Labs, TAG Video Systems, and Witbe   FREMONT, Calif. —

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