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Achieving NoSQL Database Consistency with Raft in ScyllaDB

Konstantin "Kostja" Osipov, ScyllaDB16 minutesJanuary 9, 2021

Agreement in a distributed system is complicated but required. ScyllaDB gained lightweight transactions through Paxos but the latter has a cost of 3X roundtrips. Raft can allow consistent transactions without the performance penalty. Beyond LWT, we plan to integrate Raft with most aspects of ScyllaDB making a leap forward in manageability and consistency.

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