P2P Traffic Localization by Traceroute and 2-Means Classification
draft-zhang-alto-traceroute-02

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Authors Yunfei Zhang  , Liufei Wen 
Last updated 2008-10-23
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Abstract

Most P2P system performance suffers from the mismatch between the randomly constructed overlays topology and the underlying physical network topology, causing a large burden in the ISP and a long RTT time. This document describes how DHT overlay peers can interact with the routers by traceroute to get the path information, and execute 2- Means Classification, thereafter peers leverage the DHT itself to build efficient "closer" cluster. This scheme only requires the infrastructure to enable traceroute queries.

Authors

Yunfei Zhang (zhangyunfei@chinamobile.com)
Liufei Wen (wenliufei@huawei.com)

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