Number of page: 308
Publisher: Idea Group Inc (IGI)
Peer to Peer Computing: The Evolution of a Disruptive Technology takes a holistic approach to the affects P2P Computing has on a number a disciplines. Some of those areas covered within this book include grid computing, web services, bioinformatics, security, finance and economics, collaboration, and legal issues. Unique in its approach, Peer to Peer Computing includes current articles from academics as well as IT practitioners and consultants from around the world. As a result, the book strikes a balance for many readers. Neither too technical or too managerial, Peer to Peer Computing appeals to the needs of both researchers and practitioners who are trying to gain a more thorough understanding of current P2P technologies and their emerging ramifications.