Characteristics of a P2P Network - About

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Characteristics of a P2P Network - About

Characteristics of a P2P Network: Decentralization

Degrees of Decentralization

• Pure (all nodes are the same)

Examples: Gnutella, Freenet

• Super-Peers (masters)

Examples: KaZaA, JXTA

• Dedicated servers (hybrid)

Napster, SETI@Home

© C. Endres / W. Wahlster 2005

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