Analysis and prototyping of the IETF RELOAD protocol onto a Java application server

  • Antoine Roly

Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Computer science


Facing the rise of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks and applications in the last years, many have seen a need for standardization. Indeed, a lot of proprietary protocols currently coexist, each one using its own specifications, messages, algorithms, etc. To sort things out, the Internet Engineering Task Force has created the Peer-to-Peer Session Initiation Protocol (P2PSIP) working group in 2007, in order to develop an open, standard, generic P2P protocol and provide a generic way to manage a Distributed Hash Table (DHT). This master thesis presents and criticizes the REsource LOcation And Discovery (RELOAD) protocol and a prototype of this protocol implemented on an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) service platform.
Date of Award2009
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorLAURENT SCHUMACHER (Supervisor)


  • Distributed Hash Table

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