Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Reduction of Messages Unnecessarily Ordered in Scalable Group Communication

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)

In distributed peer-to-peer (P2P) applications, a group of multiple peer processes (peers) are required to cooperate with each other. Messages sent by peers have to be causally delivered. In this paper, we discuss a scalable group communication protocol for a group of multiple peers in P2P overlay networks. Due to the message overhead O(n) for the number n of peers, the vector clock cannot be used to causally deliver messages is a scalable group. On the other hand, the linear clock implies the message length O(1), but some pair of messages are unnecessarily ordered. Recently, more accurate physical clocks can be used with the GPS time server and network time protocol (NTP). In this paper, we consider a group where every member peer can use a physical clock which is synchronized with the time server in the network time protocol (NTP). Even if each physical clock is synchronized with a time server, every physical clock does not show the same accurate time. The accuracy of the physical clock depends on distance to the time server, traffic in a network and operating system. In this paper, we reduce the number of messages unnecessarily ordered by taking advantage of the linear time and physical time.

Published in:

Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS), 2010 International Conference on

Date of Conference:

15-18 Feb. 2010

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.