Bittorrent updating nodes
Clients SHOULD store the latest value of the mutable item associated with the topic at all times.
A client which intends to publish messages to a topic SHOULD also subscribe to the topic.
Bit Torrent may be popularly known as a method of piracy, but it isn’t just for pirates.
It’s a useful, decentralized peer-to-peer protocol with significant advantages over other protocols in many situations.
Bit Torrent consumes 12% of total Internet traffic in North America and 36% of total traffic in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a 2012 study.
It’s so popular that the new “Copyright Alert System” targets Bit Torrent traffic alone.
The tracker participates in the torrent only by keeping track of the Bit Torrent clients connected to the swarm, not actually by downloading or uploading data.Bit Torrent clients reward other clients who upload, preferring to send data to clients who contribute more upload bandwidth rather than sending data to clients who upload at a very slow speed.This speeds up download times for the swarm as a whole and rewards users who contribute more upload bandwidth.This article will help you understand how the Bit Torrent protocol works and why it’s not just a tool for piracy.We’ve previously explained how to get started with Bit Torrent.
Traditionally, a computer joins a Bit Torrent swarm by loading a .torrent file into a Bit Torrent client.