International Journal of Networked and Distributed Computing

Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2013, Pages 251 - 259

P2P Traffic Localization by Forcing Packet Loss

Authors
Hiep Hoang-Van, Koki Mizutani, Takumi Miyoshi, Olivier Fourmaux
Corresponding Author
Hiep Hoang-Van
Available Online 15 October 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ijndc.2013.1.4.6How to use a DOI?
Keywords
P2P; traffic localization; router aided; packet loss; P2PTV
Abstract
Recently, peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic is increasing rapidly in volume day by day. One of the main causes is that most of P2P applications including file sharing and streaming applications often form overlay networks for exchanging data that are oblivious to the underlay network topology. As a result, they generate a large amount of inter-domain traffic causing higher cost for internet service providers (ISPs). This raises a problem of traffic localization. To optimize the cross-ISP/AS traffic, existing approaches focus on solving the problem on the application layer where each P2P application must be equipped with an additional protocol to obtain underlay network information from an “oracle” server or an additional locality-aware procedure to estimate location by itself. Therefore some modifications of application software are required for these approaches. In this paper, we propose a novel solution for addressing the problem, called PLS, forcing packet loss to each P2P packet based on geographical location of each destination at the network layer. Since PLS is implemented at a network router, no software modification is required. This proposal can be applied to all types of P2P applications in order to localize the traffic. The experiments evaluated on popular P2P streaming applications show that our proposed method significantly reduces the cross-domain traffic by suppressing the connections with faraway peers.
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Journal
International Journal of Networked and Distributed Computing
Volume-Issue
1 - 4
Pages
251 - 259
Publication Date
2017/10
ISSN
2211-7946
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ijndc.2013.1.4.6How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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