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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 26 Issue 4, December 2008

Vigilante: End-to-end containment of Internet worm epidemics
Manuel Costa, Jon Crowcroft, Miguel Castro, Antony Rowstron, Lidong Zhou, Lintao Zhang, Paul Barham
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/1455258.1455259

Worm containment must be automatic because worms can spread too fast for humans to respond. Recent work proposed network-level techniques to automate worm containment; these techniques have limitations because there is no information about the...

Improving peer-to-peer performance through server-side scheduling
Yi Qiao, Fabián E. Bustamante, Peter A. Dinda, Stefan Birrer, Dong Lu
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/1455258.1455260

We show how to significantly improve the mean response time seen by both uploaders and downloaders in peer-to-peer data-sharing systems. Our work is motivated by the observation that response times are largely determined by the performance of the...