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Unformatted text preview: an end-of-file to terminate communication. Application Program Interface Defn : An Application Program Interface (API) is a set of high-level operations available for use by an application programmer. The API specifies the arguments for each operation as well as the semantics. Most client-server applications are written using APIs that are written specifically for network communication. Dr. Tracy Bradley Maples (Fall 2009) Peer-To-Peer Interactions Peer-to-Peer (p2p) architectures are created to avoid the bottlenecks that are often created in Client/Server networks. In p2p networks, the data is distributed evenly among a set of N servers, with each server providing 1/N of the data. See Figures 3.5 and 3.5. Dr. Tracy Bradley Maples (Fall 2009)...
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