[tahoe-dev] Fwd: [p2p-hackers] The Paxos Family of Consensus Protocols

zooko zooko at zooko.com
Fri Oct 19 21:53:20 UTC 2007


Well, that was a good, and quick, read.  The Paxos family of  
consensus protocols is a prime example of the kind of general-purpose  
distributed safety protocol that I hope our distributed directories  
can avoid.  ;-)

Regards,

Zooko

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Bryan Turner" <bryan.turner at pobox.com>
> Date: October 19, 2007 2:53:19 PM MDT
> To: p2p-hackers at lists.zooko.com
> Cc: jhellerstein at gmail.com
> Subject: [p2p-hackers] The Paxos Family of Consensus Protocols
> Reply-To: theory and practice of decentralized computer networks  
> <p2p-hackers at lists.zooko.com>
>
>    I have prepared a survey of the Paxos family of protocols to  
> help implementors and researchers in learning the state of the  
> art.  I have also published the article under "Paxos algorithm" on  
> Wikipedia, replacing the stub article.
>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paxos_algorithm
>
> Comments and edits welcome,
> --Bryan
> bryan.turner at pobox.com
>
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