Peer-to-Peer Network

Peer-to-Peer Network

Definition

A type of computer network in which two or more computers directly communicate with each other without relying on a central server. Peer-to-peer networks allow member computers, called peers, to share files within the network and to divide computing tasks among all peers, allowing the network to accomplish tasks a single peer could not accomplish alone.

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