Protocol to Find Multimedia Data in Peer-To-Peer Network
Peer-To-Peer is an application-layer protocol. To form and maintain an overlay among participant nodes Peer-To-Peer protocol can be used. Search for a resource-object in the overlay it provides mechanisms for nodes to join, leave, publish. How does a node know which node in the system contains the data it is searching for is the core problem of Peer-To-Peer applications? That means efficient location of nodes is the main problem. To address this problem several solutions have been found.