Performance analysis of BitTorrent-like systems with heterogeneous users

  title={Performance analysis of BitTorrent-like systems with heterogeneous users},
  author={Wei-Cherng Liao and Fragkiskos Papadopoulos and Konstantinos Psounis},
  journal={Perform. Eval.},
Among all peer-to-peer (P2P) systems, BitTorrent seems to be the most prevalent one. This success has drawn a great deal of research interest on the system. In particular, there have been many lines of research studying its scalability, performance, efficiency, and fairness. However, despite the large body of work, there has been no attempt mathematically to model, in a heterogeneous (and hence realistic) environment, what is perhaps the most important performance metric from an end user’s… CONTINUE READING
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