Consensus Variants

  • Christian Cachin
  • Rachid Guerraoui
  • Luís Rodrigues
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Abstract

This chapter describes variants of the consensus abstraction introduced in the previous chapter. These variants are motivated by applications of consensus to areas like fault-tolerant, replicated services, and distributed databases.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Cachin
    • 1
  • Rachid Guerraoui
    • 2
  • Luís Rodrigues
    • 3
  1. 1.IBM Research ZürichRüschlikonSwitzerland
  2. 2.Fac. Informatique et Communications Lab. Programmation Distribuée (LPD)Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne (EPFL)LausanneSwitzerland
  3. 3.INESC-ID Instituto Superior TécnicoLisboaPortugal

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