The P2P Report by pme11655

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									The P2P Report
By Emelie Rutherford

     Presented by Aysan Baysal
Outline
  General Definition
  Divisions of P2P
     Collaborative Computing
     Instant Messaging
     Affinity Communities
  Drawbacks & Benefits
  Q/A
General Definition:
  P2P is a computing
  environment that
  computers
  communicate directly
  with each other
Divisions of P2P
  Collaborative computing
  Instant messaging
  Affinity communities
Collaborative Computing
  The    processing     powers   of   the
  computers in the networks are pooled
  It requires good management and
  much coordination
  It is mostly used with science, biotech
  and financial services
Instant messaging
  AOL
  Yahoo Messenger
  MSN Messenger
Affinity communities
  Direct file sharing groups.
  The users in the groups can use the
  files located in the shared space of the
  computers of others
  Napster, Kazaa
Drawbacks & Benefits…
  Drawback:
     Security: Decentralized, it is not easy to
      maintain control


  Benefit:
     They use unused resources of the
      computers (power, memory)
Thank you…

        Q/A

								
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