A look at the BitTorrent protocol, part 2: Operation
Part 2 of my blog post series on the BitTorrent protocol takes a look at its operation. The protocol has being designed as a very efficient way of sharing data without the need for centralized servers hosting it. Data is downloaded in pieces and many pieces can be downloaded simultaneously. You can read the full post on my ComputerWorld blog – BitTorrent protocol primer, part 2: Operation.