• What we'll do
Immad Naseer present "Paxos from the ground up"
Consensus protocols are at the heart of most distributed systems and
Paxos is one of the more widely used of such protocols. Instead of
introducing Paxos with all its subtle details from the get-go, we'll
instead derive the protocol step by step, starting with the simplest
algorithm which comes to mind and then repeatedly refining it together
till we finally reach the actual protocol. This will allow you to
better appreciate its simplicity and beauty and use this important
building block with more confidence and understanding in your next
distributed systems project.
Dinner will be provided! If you have any dietary restrictions, please send a message to the organizers ASAP
• Important to know
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