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P2P networking: an information sharing alternative

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3 Author(s)
Parameswaran, M. ; Maryland Univ., MD, USA ; Susarla, A. ; Whinston, A.B.

Peer-to-peer networking offers unique advantages that will make it a more effective alternative to several existing client-server e-commerce applications, if it can mature into a secure and reliable technology. The paper discusses the advantages of P2P networks: load balancing; dynamic information repositories; fault tolerance; content-based addressing and improved searches. It also considers the disadvantages of P2P

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Computer  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 7 )