Computer networks -- 2007-2008 -- 8

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This is the forth assignment, so please commit it to the folder assignment-04.

Write a two page essay about one of the following subjects:

Try to present the subjects from an technical / engineering point of view, focusing on (where applicable):

  • design decisions;
  • implementation decisions;
  • performance;
  • scalability;
  • resilience;
  • extensibility;
  • comparisons with other similar technologies;
  • advantages and disadvantages;

The rules are below:

  • A4 paper size with a 2.5 cm margin on all directions;
  • 12 pt Times New Roman, spaced at most 1.5 lines;
  • the paper should not contain copied information unless quoted and only sparingly;
  • it must contain the bibliography;
  • only ODF (Open Document Format, as created by or DOC (as created by Microsoft Word), but not DOCX (as created by Microsoft Word 2007);