BLACK FRIDAY STARTS NOW! 30% Off Everything*! USE PROMO CODE: BLACK 

Legitimate applications of peer-to-peer networks

by Dinesh C. Verma | 02 April 2004
Hardback
Synopsis
Discover the true potential of peer-to-peer networks Napster, Kazaa, ICQ-file- and music-sharing peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have revolutionized the use of the Internet, but have also brought bad press to peer-to-peer computer networking. Yet P2P offers a great many legitimate benefits. Just witness the recent discovery of the largest prime number, a poster child for distributed computing! P2P is a class of applications that leverages previously unused Internet resources-storage, cycles, content, human presence. Instead of large, expensive servers and pricey storage networks, corporations and other organizations can share data and computing duties among their desktops through P2P. Legitimate Applications of Peer-to-Peer Networks goes beyond file and music swapping to explore the true potential of P2P technology in business and other important applications, including: File sharing Data storage management Instant messaging IP telephony Collaborative content hosting Publish-subscribe systems Considering the merits and disadvantages of both the P2P and traditional approaches from a business perspective, Legitimate Applications of Peer-to-Peer Networks will help technology and business professionals realize the genuine-and legitimate-potential of this misunderstood and often misused technology.
€97.30
291 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!

Synopsis
Discover the true potential of peer-to-peer networks Napster, Kazaa, ICQ-file- and music-sharing peer-to-peer (P2P) networks have revolutionized the use of the Internet, but have also brought bad press to peer-to-peer computer networking. Yet P2P offers a great many legitimate benefits. Just witness the recent discovery of the largest prime number, a poster child for distributed computing! P2P is a class of applications that leverages previously unused Internet resources-storage, cycles, content, human presence. Instead of large, expensive servers and pricey storage networks, corporations and other organizations can share data and computing duties among their desktops through P2P. Legitimate Applications of Peer-to-Peer Networks goes beyond file and music swapping to explore the true potential of P2P technology in business and other important applications, including: File sharing Data storage management Instant messaging IP telephony Collaborative content hosting Publish-subscribe systems Considering the merits and disadvantages of both the P2P and traditional approaches from a business perspective, Legitimate Applications of Peer-to-Peer Networks will help technology and business professionals realize the genuine-and legitimate-potential of this misunderstood and often misused technology.
€97.30
291 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9780471463696
Format - Hardback
Publisher -
Published - 02/04/2004
Categories - All, Books, Education, Engineering And Construction Academic
No. of Pages - 164
Weight - 436
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 25
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

Delivery And Returns

Please Note: Items in our extended range may take longer to deliver. Delivery in 5-7 Days

Place an order for over €10 to receive free delivery to anywhere in Ireland and the UK! See our Delivery Charges section below for a full breakdown of shipping costs for all destinations.

 

Delivery Charges

  Ireland & UK* Europe & USA Australia & Canada Rest of World
Under €10 €3.80 €10 €15 €25
Over €10
Free €10 €15 €25

*Free delivery on all orders over €10 - only applies to order total.

All orders will be delivered by An Post.