Deep Into Partitions
Network partitions that is, and their implications for some common, popular, open source datastores. Kyle Kingsbury has cooked up “Call Me Maybe”
This article is part of Jepsen, a series on network partitions. We’re going to learn about distributed consensus, discuss the CAP theorem’s implications, and demonstrate how different databases behave under partition.
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