What Is A “Swarm” Or “Segmented file-transfer” ?

A Swarm or Segmented file-transfer is the coordinated transmission of a computer file sourced from multiple servers to a single destination. It can be applied as well when downloading the same file from the same server in various parts, like some download managers do. A computer program downloads (retrieves) different portions of the file from various sources simultaneously, and assembles the file on the destination computer data storage device.

Source: Wikipedia

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