⛵️ The Raft Consensus Algorithm

Published on: Friday, 22 May 2020

Modern-day web service rely on a distributed system to provide linear-scalable high performance or high availability. After Paxos's decades of predominance, Raft came out in 2013 as a more understandable replacement. Now Raft has become one of the most important consensus algorithms, acting as the foundation of other popular projects like etcd, TiKV, Consul, etc.