[rfc-dist] RFC 5694 on Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Architecture: Definition, Taxonomies, Examples, and Applicability

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        RFC 5694

        Title:      Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Architecture:
                    Definition, Taxonomies, Examples, and Applicability 
        Author:     G. Camarillo, Ed.,
                    IAB
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       November 2009
        Mailbox:    Gonzalo.Camarillo at ericsson.com, 
                    iab at iab.org
        Pages:      26
        Characters: 68446
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-iab-p2p-archs-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5694.txt

In this document, we provide a survey of P2P (Peer-to-Peer) systems.
The survey includes a definition and several taxonomies of P2P
systems.  This survey also includes a description of which types of
applications can be built with P2P technologies and examples of P2P
applications that are currently in use on the Internet.  Finally, we
discuss architectural trade-offs and provide guidelines for deciding
whether or not a P2P architecture would be suitable to meet the
requirements of a given application.  This memo provides information
for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Internet Architecture Board.


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