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E – BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES PROFESSOR EDUARD HEINDL BCM SS‘09
AGENDA: INTRODUCTION TO TORRENTS P2P SYSTEMS – ARCHITECTURE P2P SYSTEMS – ENVIRONMENT BIT TORRENT PROTOCOL BIT TORRENT INC. BIT TORRENT BUSINESS MODEL CONCLUSION
DEFINITION OF CAMBRIDGE DICTIONARY: Torrent – Noun ( C ) A large stream of water that moves very fast. DEFINITION OF URBAN DICTIONARY: Torrent - The most kickass way of sharing files. Torrent files are pretty much the best file- sharing method, hands down.
TRADITIONAL FILE DOWNLOAD TORRENT FILE DOWNLOAD
THREE KINDS OF ARCHITECTURE: Purely centralized Architecture e.g. NAPSTER Purely decentralized Architecture e.g. EDONKEY Partially Centralized (or ) Partially decentralized Architecture e.g. GNUTELLA CONTENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OF BIT TORRENT: Partially Centralized
PHYSICAL COMPONENTS NAT SYSTEM TYPES HUBS; SWITCHES; BRIDGES ; ROUTERS AND FIREWALLS NAT SYSTEMS: These are of two types: STATIC ONE – ONE DYNAMIC ONE - MANY
Bit Torrent Protocol – Developed in 2001 by Bram Cohen. It is now maintained by Bit Torrent INC. Thrives on the P2P Environment with a partially centralized Architecture. Very Popular Tool for downloading Movies, Music and Games. TERMS ASSOCIATED WITH BIT TORRENT: ◦ Swarm, Seed, Peer, Tracker,.torrent file, Vuze, Bit torrent client, Pirate Bay, ISO Hunt
Founded in 2004 by Bram Cohen & Ashwin Navin. In a Wired Article in 2007 – one of top 10 startups worth watching. Reuters – Bit torrent Accounts for 35% of all internet traffic - Nov’04. Boasts of an Installed base of over 160 million clients worldwide. – Press releases Company employs 20 people. Partners include 20‘th century Fox, Lionsgate, MTV, Spike TV, Warner Brothers & others.
Bit Torrent DNA ( Delivery Network Accelerator ) Enables Delivery of media content and games over existing Bit torrent protocol. Bit Torrent Device Partner Bit Torrent Software Development Kit for devices. Bit Torrent Certified Program. Bit Torrent Entertainment Network. Venture Capital Market.
Bit Torrent Entertainment Network Offers downloads of films and other content. Partners include MGM, Paramount, Fox, Warner Brothers, Azureus and BBC. Different Download options – Daily rentals to Permanenet Downloads ( US $ 2.99 – 3.99 for 24 hr rental). VENTURE CAPITAL MARKET Funding on Bit Torrent US $40.8 millions by DCM, ACCEL and DAG ventures.
NEW PLANS FOR BUSINESS: Club Model Compulsory Click Through Advertisement. LEGAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES: Bit Torrent Tracker – Legal? Finreactor Case 2004 – Fine of US§5.4 Million Claimed BIT TORRENT‘s DEFENSE: Bit Torrent does not offer search facility. Bit torrent does not conceal the host sharing illegal files.
P2P has many advantages to offer in the future. Torrents – Cloud computing prototypes. Sharing of Computational Power and Storage in the future. Updation of data by google at present is an issue. P2P could outline a complex solution to this in the future. Maximum usage of computational power in the future.
From P2P to Web Services and Grids : Peers in a Client/Server World by Ian J Taylor BITTORRENT ISBN ?QueryCorpNumber=C ?QueryCorpNumber=C