April 23, 2001

Mandrake 8.0 via Swarmcast

Author: JT Smith

The problem with grabbing a hot new version of your favorite distribution on the day of release is that everyone else wants to do the same. Now you can get at least one distribution -- Mandrake 8.0 -- without having to deal with slow, overburdened servers. As this article at Teledynamics explains, it's all thanks to Swarmcast, a new file transfer technology with a P2P architecture for distributing network load.


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