Technology, Data Communication Terms, Glossary and Dictionary
The Kad Network is a completely decentralized file sharing network that does not make use of central servers. It implements the Kademlia P2P overlay protocol. Currently, two client programs use this network: eMule and MLdonkey. The majority of users on the Kad network are also connected to servers on the eDonkey network, and Kad network clients typically query known nodes on the eDonkey network in order to find an initial node on the Kad network.