BitTorrent Tech Talks: DHT

arvid —  January 22, 2013 — 3 Comments

 

Every Wednesday, we meet in San Francisco, in a conference room creatively named San Francisco, for something we like to call Tech Talks. It’s one hour devoted to sharing the stuff that keeps us busy/keeps us up at night/keeps us coding.

In this week’s Tech Talks, we break down Distributed Hash Tables. Curious about how they work? Catch the video (above), or grab the slides over here.

 

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Arvid Norberg is the Chief Architect at BitTorrent, Inc., a veteran of the µTorrent team, one of the key members of the BitTorrent Chat development team, and expert in peer-to-peer technology.
  • B Brad

    Anyone have a link to the DHT optimization paper mentioned in the talk?

  • Paulo Cheadi Haddad Filho

    Thanks for sharing! Nice reference for a topic with no live talks through the Internet.

    Writing the reference in my thesis. =)

  • Pipo De Clown

    Arvid, your explanation is incredibly clear. Although I already had some knowledge of the idea of DHT I hadn’t ever actually read any white papers on it. Maybe it helps that I’m a software engineer myself, but this talk was FANTASTIC!

    One small complaint: please repeat the questions the audience asks you, because we only hear your responses (their voices are very faint).