Characteristics of a P2P Network - About

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Characteristics of a P2P Network - About

P2P systems: Gnutella

• Pure P2P model

• Complicated communication model causes a

lot of overhead.

• No guarantee for searcher to find an existing

file.

• No guarantee for the provider to hear all

requests.

• Communication over http-protocol.

• UDP introduced in Gnutella2

© C. Endres / W. Wahlster 2005

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