Using P2P Technology on Your Server

When you hear the term P2P (peer-to-peer), you probably associate it with file sharing technology like BitTorrent. ¬†You may even associate it with illegal file sharing and torrent sites like The Pirate Bay. ¬†Obviously, you are free to run P2P file sharing sites on your server if you want, but […]

Peer-to-Peer Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

Content Delivery Networks disperse content from a website over strategic global locations, allowing users to access content more quickly, while also reducing bandwidth costs and server loads. One form of CDN uses peer-to-peer (P2P) technology to achieve this goal.
Most people are familiar with peer-to-peer as it relates to illegal file sharing. […]