Distributed Systems

Impossibility of Distributed Consensus with One Faulty Process

A look at consensus, asynchronous algorithms and the consensus problem. First things first, this post took me way longer to write than I thought...

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The CAP Theorem

In this post, we will look at the CAP theorem. If you’ve read almost anything about distributed systems, you’ve probably encountered it. But what...

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Time, clocks, and order.

Having decided to start a newsletter on distributed systems to get back into writing, I thought about what a good first subject would be....

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