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SIL: Modeling and Measuring Scalable Peer-to-Peer Search Networks (Extended version)

Cooper, Brian F. and Garcia-Molina, Hector (2003) SIL: Modeling and Measuring Scalable Peer-to-Peer Search Networks (Extended version). Technical Report. Stanford.

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The popularity of peer-to-peer search networks continues to grow, even as the limitations to the scalability of existing systems become apparent. We propose a simple model for search networks, called the search/index links (SIL) model. The SIL model describes existing networks while also yielding organizations not previously studied. Using analytical and simulation results, we argue that one new organization, parallel search clusters, is superior to existing supernode networks in many cases.

Item Type:Techreport (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:peer-to-peer search, SIL, supernodes, parallel clusters
Subjects:Computer Science > Digital Libraries
Computer Science > Distributed Systems
Digital Libraries
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ID Code:634
Deposited By:Import Account
Deposited On:16 Feb 2003 16:00
Last Modified:24 Dec 2008 09:20

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