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The Latest View on View Synchronization

An evolution of “Pacemaker” solutions to the Byzantine View Synchronization problem finally led to optimal communication-complexity solutions.

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“Concurrency” Book is Here

Today, I am proud to announce that a book I edited titled “Concurrency: The Works of Leslie Lamport” has just been published and is available on Amazon ; Go...

HotStuff: Three-Chain Rules!

Renewed interest in the Blockchain world on a long standing problem of asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerant (BFT) Consensus focuses on the following scaling...

Dfinty Consensus Explored

Did you ever wonder what is the BFT consensus engine that drives Dfinity, is it new or known, and how can it be improved?

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The BFT lens: HotStuff and Casper

Today I am going to overview a new algorithmic foundation called ‘HotStuff the Linear, Optimal-Resilience, One-Message BFT Devil’ (in short, HotStuff), devel...

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Blockchain in the Lens of BFT

In the early 2000’s, a group of activists advocating the wide-spread use of cryptography and privacy-enhancing technologies were engaging over the `cypherpun...

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Flexible Paxos

Summer was buzzing with intern activity at the VMware Research Group (VRG), working with all the research team and with David Tennenhouse, Chief Research Of...

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