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An Architecture for a Service Oriented Peer-to-Peer System (SOPPS)

J. Gerke, D. Hausheer, J. Mischke and B. Stiller
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Peer-to-peer (p2p) systems have regained much attention during recent years. While this is mostly due to their two main applications filesharing and instant messaging, this paper proposes to create a p2p system with generic support for services of any kind, called SOPPS. Furthermore, it proposes to use market mechanisms to manage these services. In order to provide this functionality and to make full use of key advantages of p2p, SOPPS must fulfill more detailed requirements, which have been investigated in this paper. Three major models found the SOPPS architecture and describe in particular the use of SOPPS, its underlying network, and the architecture of a SOPPS peer. Finally, the application of this architecture as well as of its interfaces are described for a content sharing scenario.

Published Online: 2007-12-13
Published in Print: 2003-June

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