Consensus in Distributed Systems – Rowan Jacobs

March 27, 2018
When is consensus possible in distributed systems? It depends on our system model, and on how we define consensus. This talk gives an example consensus algorithm for a simple key-value store, and then presents the FLP and CAP theorems, two important results about when consensus is impossible. Speaker: Rowan Jacobs, Cloudfoundry Engineer, Pivotal Santa Monica Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1jTjmm_unV6e-zU1keB-14W0ReykwfyVdPp5z6PBj57c/edit#slide=id.p
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