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Distributed Computing by Mukesh Singhal, Ajay D. Kshemkalyani

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CHAPTER 15

Failure detectors

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15.1  Introduction

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This chapter deals with the design of fault-tolerant distributed systems. It is widely known that the design and verification of fault-tolerent distributed systems is a difficult problem. Consensus and atomic broadcast are two important paradigms in the design of fault-tolerent distributed systems and they find wide applications. Consensus allows a set of processes to reach a common decision or value that depends upon the initial values at the processes, regardless of failures. In atomic broadcast, ...

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