Cluster Consensus: when Aeron met Raft
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Consensus protocols enable distributed systems to agree a common view of shared state. This common view allows a cluster to continue service while a majority of its members are available. Raft was designed to be understandable. Raft succeeded in this goal and became popular.
Aeron was designed to be an understandable messaging system, it was also designed to be fast, very fast. If the design principles of Aeron were applied to Raft, could we create a high-performance consensus implementation? Come to this talk if you would like to find out what happened when Aeron met Raft.