P2P internals - episode 1

TURN over TCP (RFC 6062)

I love distributed systems for a various of reasons. But these systems are complex and require interactions with many layers. Even if a lot of distributed systems and software exists, such systems can be difficult to use for several reasons. Today, our operating systems tend to avoid doing as many calculations as possible (i.e. mobile devices need to save battery and avoid data consumption). Also, IPv4 is still massively used so NATs are still needed, interfaces are mainly created to interact with servers, etc. [Read More]
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