- Publish Date: 2001-11-06
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Michael Miller
Peer to Peer: Groundbreaking, Controversial, and Still Growing Not every next big thing has lived up to its promise, but the technologies comprising peer-to-peer computing are definitely here to stay. Inside, Michael Miller walks you through this still-burgeoning field, showing you where it's come from and where it's headed. In between, he looks closely at P2P's current representatives, including Napster, Aimster, and SETI@home, drawing from their successes and controversies to paint a vivid picture of a diverse set of applications that continue to change the way the world thinks about computing.
Delve into every aspect of the P2P revolution:
* Distributed computing
* Applications development
Explore the state of the art in P2P ...
* Instant messaging
* Microsoft's .NET initiative
... as well as P2P's origins and future directions.