[rfc-dist] RFC 6646 on DECoupled Application Data Enroute (DECADE) Problem Statement

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        RFC 6646

        Title:      DECoupled Application Data Enroute (DECADE) 
                    Problem Statement 
        Author:     H. Song, N. Zong,
                    Y. Yang, R. Alimi
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2012
        Mailbox:    haibin.song at huawei.com, 
                    zongning at huawei.com, 
                    yry at cs.yale.edu,
                    ralimi at google.com
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 25124
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-decade-problem-statement-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6646.txt

Peer-to-peer (P2P) applications have become widely used on the
Internet today and make up a large portion of the traffic in many
networks.  In P2P applications, one technique for reducing the
transit and uplink P2P traffic is to introduce storage capabilities
within the network.  Traditional caches (e.g., P2P and Web caches)
provide such storage, but they can be complex (e.g., P2P caches need
to explicitly support individual P2P application protocols), and do
not allow users to manage resource usage policies for content in the
cache.  This document discusses the introduction of in-network
storage for P2P applications and shows the need for a standard
protocol for accessing this storage.  This document is not an Internet 
Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the Decoupled Application Data Enroute Working Group of the IETF.


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