Homework 5 problems and solutions

Homework 5 problems and solutions - P28) In the circular...

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Homework 5 problems and solutions R24, P26, P28, P29 R24) Consider a DHT with a mesh overlay topology (that is, every peer tracks all peers in the system). What are the advantages and disadvantages of such a design? What are the advantages and disadvantages of a circular DHT (with no shortcuts)? P26) Suppose Bob joins a BitTorrent torrent, but does he does not want to upload any data to any other peers (so called free-riding).
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Unformatted text preview: P28) In the circular DHT example in Section 2.6.2, suppose that peer 3 learns that peer 5 has left. How does peer 3 update its successor state information? Which peer is now its first successor? Its second successor? P29) In the circular DHT example in Section 2.6.2, suppose that a new peer wants to join the DHT and peer 6 initially only knows peer 15s IP address. What steps are taken?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2010 for the course ECE 465 taught by Professor Paris,b during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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