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Volume 1 (2) 2007

Title:A Model for Data Management in Peer-to-Peer Systems
Authors: Francis Otto, Drake Patrick Mirembe, Maybin Muyeba
Published: ©IJCIR Vol1 (2) 2007, PP. 67-73
Language: English


Abstract:
With the current growth in Peer-to-Peer (P2P) computing, data management in P2P systems has become a very important issue, yet from literature little research effort has been dedicated to this field. Data management in P2P systems covers a wide range of issues starting from storage and indexing, replication and search to security and privacy. In this paper we propose a modularized data management model for P2P systems that cleanly separates the functional components, enabling the implementation of various P2P services with specific quality of service requirements using a common infrastructure besides improving the data management in the P2P system. We present the potential applications that could exploit the advantages our model provides. View full Article

General Terms: Design, Data Management, P2P Computing
Keywords: Peer-to-peer, storage, search and replication, security, indexing
Categories and Subject Descriptors:C.2.4 [Computer-Communication Networks]; Distributed Systems- distribute applications and distributed databases; H.3 [Information Systems]: Information Storage and Retrieval - information storage and online information service; E.5 [Data]: Files - Optimization, Organization/structure and Sorting/searching