Legitimate Applications of Peer-to-Peer Networks

Legitimate Applications of Peer-to-Peer Networks

Author(s): Dinesh C. Verma

Published Online: 26 MAR 2004

Print ISBN: 9780471463696

Online ISBN: 9780471653783

DOI: 10.1002/0471653780

About this Book

  • The book examines the different legitimate applications used over a peer-to-peer network (p2p)
  • The material examines the design and development of novel applications designed to leverage the distributed nature of peer-to-peer environments
  • Goes beyond the most popular application of file-sharing (including sharing of video and audio files) and discusses the many different applications
  • Compares traditional and peer-to-peer infrastructure and discusses merits and demerits of each approach from a business perspective

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