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Consensus Variants

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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.

God does not often clap his hands. When he does, everybody should dance.(African Proverb)

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Cachin, C., Guerraoui, R., Rodrigues, L. (2011). Consensus Variants. In: Introduction to Reliable and Secure Distributed Programming. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-15260-3_6

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