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Is it possible to implement a robust 2 node P2P protocol?

I am thinking about how to implement a P2P protocol with only two nodes. At first I read about different DHT implementations in the hope that this scenario would be feasible. Turns out most ...
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torrent support in browser

i was thinking it would be cool to implement native torrent support in a web browser so that the following html would render an image on the page: <img ...
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Preventing ip resolvers in a skype-like program

I'm currently in the process of creating a Skype-like program, that uses a hybrid peer to peer system to communicate between users (i.e. server contains all users IPs, a client that wants to connect ...
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Building a serverless p2p CMS/System

I'm thinking about building an Open Source, serverless, offline-replicated p2p CMS, but I'm concerned about it really working in a real environment. How would you go about doing that, reducing the ...
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Simplest possible Paxos algorithm (distributed consensus) explanation

I am looking for a simple explanation of the Paxos algorithm that can be used for reaching consensus in a distributed environment (possibly peer to peer network). Every explanation I have encountered ...
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How do I bootstrap a P2P service so that users can locate each other?

My P2P app needs to locate peers, but I don't want to hard-code a DNS address... One example I've seen is bootstrapping via IRC, but I'd like to do this over HTTP/s if possible. What are my options ...
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How to architect a P2P application

[Moved here at the suggestion of SO users (10k SO+)] I'd like to develop a peer-to-peer application. While I have a lot of experience in LOB apps, I'm new to the P2P arena. I've got a rough idea of ...
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What logic is used to control Lock and Update actions in P2P networks? (similar to Bitcoin)

Bitcoin relies on Proof of Work (hashing) to control the writing to a central repository (the blockchain). It also relies on a set of rules for these updates, and defines what happens if a conflict ...
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Are there any Clojure libraries for p2p? [closed]

I'm a web developer, but lately I have been learning Clojure and now I'm interested in creating a p2p application. And since Clojure is a general purpose language, I guess I can just use that. Any ...
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Is it possible for a browser to use peer-to-peer browsing? [closed]

I was recently asked this from my friend after explaining how µTorrent worked, he then went to ask me, "Could this be used for browsing the web?", (not a direct quote) but I found my self thinking ...
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How to create p2p enviroment in single laptop?

I'm developing a peer-to-peer dataspace application. For that I want to create a peer-to-peer environment locally (on a single machine, a laptop). Is there a any method or tool to do that?
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Using Bit Torrent for internal release management

We currently abuse our version control system and use it... pretty much as an FTP to store big release binaries (4+ GB). We are seeking to move away from this horrendous practice which has and ...