An efficient file transfer using helper in bittorrent

Gilhyon Lee, Hidehiro Kanemitsu, Hidenori Nakazato

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    Abstract

    Data transfer of large files over the Internet is often performed using Peer-to-Peer (P2P) technology. BitTorrent is the most popular P2P content distribution application. In general, BitTorrent users have much higher download bandwidth than upload bandwidth. It leads to bottleneck problem under the lack of the upload bandwidth, and it drastically degrades the performance of the overall system. In this paper, we propose a method to utilize idle upload bandwidth of helper in order to improve the file sharing efficiency on the BitTorrent. We also evaluate the efficiency of the proposed method by using simulation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2015 21st Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, APCC 2015
    PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
    Pages621-625
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)9784885523014
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016 Feb 17
    Event21st Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, APCC 2015 - Kyoto, Japan
    Duration: 2015 Oct 142015 Oct 16

    Other

    Other21st Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, APCC 2015
    CountryJapan
    CityKyoto
    Period15/10/1415/10/16

    Keywords

    • BitTorrent
    • Helper
    • P2P
    • Swarm
    • Upload Bandwidth

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Lee, G., Kanemitsu, H., & Nakazato, H. (2016). An efficient file transfer using helper in bittorrent. In 2015 21st Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications, APCC 2015 (pp. 621-625). [7412582] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/APCC.2015.7412582