Paxos Explained from Scratch

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Today my curiosity brought me across this.What is paxos?

Paxos is a flexible and fault tolerant protocol for solving the con-sensus problem, where participants in a distributed system need to agree on a common value. However, Paxos is reputed for being difficult to understand (unaskia @Mathice ). This tutorial aims to address this difficulty by visualizing Paxos in a completely new way. Starting from a naive solution and strong assumptions, Paxos is derived in a step-wise fashion. In each step, minimal changes are made to the solution and assumptions, aimed at understanding why the solution fails. In this manner, a correct solution that corresponds to Paxos is eventually reached.
@Mathice please keep off, this is above your level...
 

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Today my curiosity brought me across this.What is paxos?

Paxos is a flexible and fault tolerant protocol for solving the con-sensus problem, where participants in a distributed system need to agree on a common value. However, Paxos is reputed for being difficult to understand (unaskia @Mathice ). This tutorial aims to address this difficulty by visualizing Paxos in a completely new way. Starting from a naive solution and strong assumptions, Paxos is derived in a step-wise fashion. In each step, minimal changes are made to the solution and assumptions, aimed at understanding why the solution fails. In this manner, a correct solution that corresponds to Paxos is eventually reached.
@Mathice please keep off, this is above your level...
Then why tag me twice in it? You should then have specifically tagged those you want to join in to the eeeer..... Intellectual discussion that's about to follow.
 
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