Enhancing Bittorrent-Like Peer-To-Peer Content Distribution With Cloud Computing

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Enhancing Bittorrent-Like Peer-To-Peer Content Distribution With Cloud Computing

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BitTorrent is the most popular P2P file sharing and distribution application. However, the classic BitTorrent protocol favors peers with large upload bandwidth. Certain peers may experience poor download performance due to the disparity between users’ upload/download bandwidth. The major objective of this study is to improve the download performance of BitTorrent users who have limited upload bandwidth. To achieve this goal, a modified peer selection algorithm and a cloud assisted P2P network system is proposed in this study. In this system, we dynamically create additional peers on cloud that are dedicated to boost the download speed of the requested user.



University of Minnesota M.S. thesis. November 2018. Major: Computer Science. Advisor: Haiyang Wang. 1 computer file (PDF); iv, 42 pages.

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Peng, Zhiyuan. (2018). Enhancing Bittorrent-Like Peer-To-Peer Content Distribution With Cloud Computing. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/201737.

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