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We present a new fault-tolerant distributed state machine to inherit the best features of its “parents in spirit”: Paxos, providing strong consistency, and a blockchain, providing simplicity and availability. Our proposal is simple as it does not include any heavy weight distributed failure handling protocols such as leader election. In addition, our proposal has a few other valuable features, e.g., it is responsive, it scales well, and it does not send any overhead messages Show more
Leitão, João P.
Book title21st International Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems (OPODIS 2017)
Journal / seriesLeibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs)
Pages / Article No.
PublisherSchloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik
SubjectConsensus; Crash Failures; Availability; Network Partition; Consistency
Organisational unit03604 - Wattenhofer, Roger / Wattenhofer, Roger
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