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Chapter 1. Why Peer-to-Peer?

Chapter 1. Why Peer-to-Peer?

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In this chapter, we will explore the historical roots of peer-to-peer applications and discuss why peer-to-peer will be even more important in the future. We will study the differences between peer-to-peer applications and client/server applications, and we will highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each with respect to various tasks.


  

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