Week 7: Group Communication

Lecture notes:
Group communication
Group communication - Lecture slides (6 per page)

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Supplemental notes:
Tutorial: The Wizardry of Multicast, Network Computing, February 19, 2001

Internet Protocol Multicast
Cisco Systems

RFC 3376: Internet Group Management Protocol, Version 3
RFC 2236: Internet Group Management Protocol, Version 2
RFC 1112: Host Extensions for IP Multicasting (IGMP, version 1)

RFC 1700: Assigned Numbers

Anycast Addressing on the Internet, John Kristoff

group, point-to-point, unicast, multicast, broadcast, multicast address, group coordinatorm, closed group, open group, peer group, hierarchical group, centralized group membership, distributed group membership, synchronous membership, reliability, atomicity, atomic multicast, reliable multicast, negative acknowledgement, unreliable multicast, message ordering, FIFO, global time ordering, total ordering, partial ordering, causal ordering, sync ordering, unordered multicast, IP multicast, host group, ethernet multicast, multicast promiscuous mode, IGMP.