Honeybees inspire efficient servers

Monday, 19 November 2007, 10:49 AM EST

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a honeybee dance-inspired communications system, which they claim helps Internet servers work more efficiently. The new system reduces the possibility of a web site’s becoming overwhelmed with requests and locking out potential users and customers.

In tests based on real internet traffic, the honeybee method has been found to improve service by 4-25%.

At the Indian Times.

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