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SCALLOP: a scalable and load-balanced peer-to-peer lookup protocol

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A number of structured peer-to-peer (P2P) lookup protocols have been proposed recently. A P2P lookup protocol routes a lookup request to its target node in a P2P distributed system. Existing protocols achieve balanced routing traffic among nodes by assuming that lookup requests are evenly targeted at every node. However, when lookup requests concentrate on a few nodes simultaneously, these nodes become hot spots. Due to uneven routing patterns in existing protocols, hot spots cause unbalanced routing traffic which leads to routing bottlenecks. In this paper, we present a novel structured P2P lookup protocol called SCALLOP that delivers balanced routing and avoids routing bottlenecks at occurrences of hot spots. Among existing protocols, SCALLOP is the first one to accomplish this goal at the fundamental nature of a routing protocol. SCALLOP achieves balanced routing by uniquely constructing a balanced lookup tree for each node. The balanced tree evenly distributes routing traffic among sibling nodes and, therefore, avoids or reduces routing bottlenecks. In addition, as a load-balanced protocol, SCALLOP delivers asymptotically optimal lookup performance at the tradeoff between routing path and routing table size. We conducted a set of simulations to demonstrate the effectiveness of SCALLOP. The results show that, compared-with a most-referenced and representative structured P2P lookup, protocol and a graph-based extension of this protocol, SCALLOP significantly reduces routing bottlenecks while all three protocols deliver comparable lookup performance.

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Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:17 ,  Issue: 5 )

Date of Publication:

May 2006

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