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Stealth distributed hash table: a robust and flexible super-peered DHT

Brampton, Andrew and MacQuire, Andrew and Rai, Idris and Race, Nicholas J. P. and Mathy, Laurent (2006) Stealth distributed hash table: a robust and flexible super-peered DHT. In: Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CoNEXT conference. ACM. ISBN 1-59593-456-1

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    Abstract

    Most Distributed Hash Tables (DHTs) simply consider interconnecting homogeneous nodes on the same overlay. However, realistically nodes on a network are heterogeneous in terms of their capabilities. Because of this, traditional DHTs have been shown to exhibit poor performance in a real-world environment. Additionally, we believe that it is this approach that contributes to a limited exploitation of peer-to-peer technologies. Previous work on super-peers in DHTs was proposed to address these performance issues, however the strategy used is often based on locally clustering peers around individual super-peers. This method of superpeering, however, compromises fundamental features such as load-balancing, resilience and routing efficiency, which traditional DHTs originally promised to offer. We propose a Stealth DHT which addresses the deficiencies of previous super-peer approaches by using the DHT algorithm itself to select the most appropriate super-peer for each message sent by peers. Through simulations and measurements, we show the fitness for purpose of our proposal.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Uncontrolled Keywords: distributed hash tables ; Peer-to-peer ; Stealth DHT
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 12362
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 15 May 2008 12:07
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:50
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/12362

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