2 P2P or Not 2 P2P?

  • Mema Roussopoulos
  • Mary Baker
  • David S. H. Rosenthal
  • Thomas J. Giuli
  • Petros Maniatis
  • Jeff Mogul
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3279)

Abstract

In the hope of stimulating discussion, we present a heuristic decision tree that designers can use to judge how suitable a P2P solution might be for a particular problem. It is based on characteristics of a wide range of P2P systems from the literature, both proposed and deployed. These include budget, resource relevance, trust, rate of system change, and criticality.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mema Roussopoulos
    • 1
  • Mary Baker
    • 2
  • David S. H. Rosenthal
    • 3
  • Thomas J. Giuli
    • 4
  • Petros Maniatis
    • 5
  • Jeff Mogul
    • 2
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityCambridge
  2. 2.HP LabsPalo Alto
  3. 3.Stanford University LibrariesStanford
  4. 4.Stanford UniversityStanford
  5. 5.Intel ResearchBerkeley

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