Provided by: Creative Commons
Date Added: Dec 2014
Cloud computing is the most important paradigm in IT industry in which most of the application follows client/server architecture. Client/server architecture is costly in terms of server bandwidth and storage. Too many requests from the clients may lead to congestion, which rarely takes place in P2P network. Overload can lead to breaking-down of servers. In peer-to-peer, the total bandwidth of the network increases as the number of peers increase. There is need to provision file system on demand anytime & anywhere. File system which may contain any type of data i.e. video, images, virtual machine image file.