Collaborative Web Hosting: Challenges and Research Directions (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)

Collaborative Web Hosting: Challenges and Research Directions (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)

Reaz Ahmed, Raouf Boutaba 


This short offers a peer-to-peer (P2P) web-hosting infrastructure (named pWeb) which may remodel networked, home-entertainment units into light-weight participating internet servers for again and again storing and serving multimedia and websites. the problems addressed contain making sure content material availability, Plexus routing and indexing, naming schemes, net identity, collaborative net seek, community structure and content material indexing. In pWeb, user-generated voluminous multimedia content material is proactively uploaded to a close-by community position (preferably in the similar LAN or no less than, in the related ISP) and a dependent P2P mechanism guarantees web accessibility by means of monitoring the unique content material and its replicas. This new paradigm of data administration strives to supply low or no-cost cloud garage and entices the top clients to add voluminous multimedia content material to the cloud facts facilities. in spite of the fact that, it results in problems in privateness, community structure and content material availability. Concise and useful, this short examines the advantages and pitfalls of the pWeb web-hosting infrastructure. it truly is designed for execs and practitioners engaged on P2P and net administration and can also be an invaluable source for advanced-level scholars learning networks or multimedia.

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