Peer-to-peer Cooperative Backup System

  title={Peer-to-peer Cooperative Backup System},
  author={Sameh Elnikety and Mark Lillibridge and Mike Burrows},
This paper presents the design and implementation of a novel backup system built on top of a peer-to-peer architecture with minimal supporting infrastructure (e.g., no unique node ids and public keys, nor decentralized message routing, etc.) The system can be deployed for both largeand small-scale peer-to-peer overlay networks. It allows computers connected to the Internet to back up their data cooperatively. Each computer has a set of partner computers and stores its backup data distributively… CONTINUE READING