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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “A Survey and Comparison of Peer-to-Peer Overlay Network Schemes” by E. K. Lua et al

Peer-to-Peer overlay networks offers features which weigh differently according to situation. As the authors mentioned in their paper, these are: robust wide-area routing architecture efficient search of data items selection of nearby peers redundant storage permanence hierarchical naming trust and … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “Congestion Avoidance and Control” by V. Jacobson and M. Karels

As internetworks evolved since the conception of the idea of linking heterogenous individual networks differing in nature and architecture the issue of congestion across communication channels from end point to end point started to become a concern. Jacobson and Karels, … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “The Design Philosophy of the DARPA Internet Protocols” by D. Clark

In the paper entitled “The Design Philosophy of the DARPA Internet Protocols” by Clark, he discusses the principles governing the design of Internet as proposed and implemented by DARPA. The main goal of the DARPA Internet Architecture was to provide an effective … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication” by V. Cerf and R. Kahn

In the paper A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication (Cerf and Kahn, 1974), a protocol for communication (sharing of resources) across networks using data packets is proposed by Cerf and Kahn. During this time there are already existing individual packet switching networks with … Continue reading

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A Synthesis on the Paper Entitled “Rethinking the design of the Internet: The end to end arguments vs. the brave new world” by D. Clark

In Clark’s paper “Rethinking the design of the Internet: The end to end arguments vs. the brave new world” various issues and problems regarding the Internet and its use are discussed relative to the end to end arguments design principle of the … Continue reading

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