Modeling content availability in peer-to-peer swarming systems


BitTorrent, the immensely popular file swarming system, has a fundamental problem: availability. Swarming systems are peer-to-peer systems where users simultaneously interested in the same content cooperate with each other. Although swarming in BitTorrent scales impressively to tolerate massive flash crowds for popular content, it does little to disseminate… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1639562.1639599

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