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Peer Vs. Simplified As P2p

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Peer to Peer (or simplified as P2P) connections are a way to share to share a variety of files. Some examples include music, movies, games, and documents. Essentially, with a P2P model, each user is also a server. Users can download data being shared on their peer’s servers, and in turn share the data they downloaded with other users as well (makeuseof). So in more practical terms, P2P sharing gives the users total control over what is uploaded and downloaded in a P2P network. It’s the Wild West of file sharing. It has lawful and legitimate uses—such as a business using a P2P network to share important documents with its employees—but it is also an efficient tool for piracy. Typically, web services use a client and server model. In this model, one server can host multiple clients—clients referring to users. Peer to peer connections work differently than client/server environments. Instead they work on the grounds of seeders and leechers. Seeders are users that have downloaded a file/files and are hosting a personal upload server for their peers to also access and download said files. Leechers are people that download files without sharing them with other users. In a P2P environment, everyone can potentially be a server and a client. The more people in a P2P environment, the more efficient it will be. Whereas, in a typical client/server environment, the more clients connecting to a server, the more it slows down. This is because traditional client-server
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