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Characteristics of a P2P Network - About

Characteristics of a P2P Network: Scalability

• In the hybrid approach limited by / depending

on the amount of centralized operations.

Example: Napster scaled up to 6 million users.

• In a fully decentralized approach limited by /

depending on the communication overhead and

the communication model. Example:

SETI@home has currently 5.3 million users.

© C. Endres / W. Wahlster 2005

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