ELT-53208 P2P Systems and Blockchain Technologies, 5 cr


This course discusses P2P technologies available on the market including file sharing, video streaming, audio/video conferencing, instant messaging and payment systems. Few examples of considered systems are: Gnutella, BitTorrent, SopCast, BitCoin and more.
Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Mathieu Devos, Dmitri Moltchanov, Mikko Valkama, Evgeny Kucheryavy


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
ELT-53208 2018-01 1 - 2 Mathieu Devos
Evgeny Kucheryavy
Dmitri Moltchanov
Jani Urama
Pass of examination and laboratory work is required


After completing the course, the student will be able to: - identify the basic networking models and outline the evolution of P2P systems; - list algorithms used to search for shared resources; - describe P2P content delivery schemes and the performance issues; - explain how the most popular P2P systems work; - outline the key features of cloud computing; - present the concept of Internet of Things; - explain the benefits and the roadmap towards IoT; - explain the problems the the telecom community faces implementing IoT.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Introduction to the course 1. P2P vs. client/server architectures 2. Evolution of P2P systems     
2. Basic mechanisms in P2P systems 1. Searching for shared resources 2. Selected DHT mechanisms 3. Content delivery and traffic control     
3. Applications of P2P architecture 1. File sharing systems 2. Live streaming systems 3. P2P telephony 4. P2P instant messaging 6. Transactional systems (Bitcoin)     

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Examination is required to pass the course.


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
-   Peer-to-Peer Systems and Applications   Ralf Steinmetz, Klaus Wehrle         No   
-   P2P Networking and Applications   John F. Buford, Heather Yu, Eng Keong Lua         No   
-   Peer to Peer: Harnessing the Power of Disruptive Technologies   Andy Oram (editor)         No   
Book   Grid Computing   Fran Berman, Geoffrey Fox, Tony Hey         No   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
ELT-51108 Computer Networking I Mandatory    

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Päivittäjä: Ketola Susanna, 09.03.2018