Brief Announcement: Leaderless Byzantine Paxos

  • Leslie Lamport
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24100-0_10

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6950)
Cite this paper as:
Lamport L. (2011) Brief Announcement: Leaderless Byzantine Paxos. In: Peleg D. (eds) Distributed Computing. DISC 2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 6950. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


The role of leader in an asynchronous Byzantine agreement algorithm is played by a virtual leader that is implemented using a synchronous Byzantine agreement algorithm.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leslie Lamport
    • 1
  1. 1.Microsoft ResearchUSA

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