is software for overlay multicasting and peer-to-peer networking
for very large groups. The
is a research effort that explores protocol mechanisms for peer-to-peer and multicast
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In local area experiments which involved 100 computers, the HyperCast
has built an
overlay with 10,000 members in less than 35 seconds.
HyperCast protocol has a
software has modules for monitoring a running overlay network.