About Peer-to-Peer Networking
A peer-to-peer network is a network configuration in which the member computers share resources among one another. A peer-to-peer network, also called a peer network, differs from a client-server network in that there is no dedicated server providing...
. Overlay network diagram for an unstructured P2P network, illustrating the
ad hoc nature of the connections between ...
Unlike the client/server model, in which the client makes a service request and
the server fulfills the request, the P2P network model allows each node to
Apr 8, 2002 ... In its simplest form, a peer-to-peer (P2P) network is created when two or more
PCs are connected and share resources without going through a ...
However, in order to share files on your computer and sometimes in order for you to access files on other computers within a P2P network
such as BitTorrent, you must open a specific TCP port through the firewall for the P2P software to communicate. So, with all of that... More »
Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications disseminates state-of-the-art research
and development results to facilitate effective deployment of P2P networking ...
Stands for "Peer to Peer." In a P2P network, the "peers" are computer systems
which are connected to each other via the Internet. Files can be shared directly ...
Definition of: peer-to-peer network (1) A network of computers configured to allow
certain files and folders to be shared with everyone or with selected users.
Often referred to simply as peer-to-peer, or abbreviated P2P, a type of network in
which each workstation has equivalent capabilities and responsibilities.
May 20, 2005 ... Often referred to as peer-to-peer, or abbreviated P2P, it is a type of network in
which each workstation has equivalent capabilities and ...