(NEW) Lumiere whitepaper is on the ArXiv: [Lumiere: Making Optimal BFT for Partial Synchrony Practical]. With Andrew Lewis-Pye, Oded Naor and Kartik Nayak.
A previous post on View Synchronization in BFT Consensus surfaces the following conundrum in state-of-art solutions:
😩 However, they suffer expected linear latency each time a Byzantine leader is encountered.
💡 In the post below, we introduce Lumiere, a BFT solution in the partial synchrony model that retains communication optimality, while simultaneously having constant latency when a bad leader is encountered.
Read also our preliminary 📭 with Andrew Lewis-Pye and Oded Naor: Optimal Latency and Communication SMR View-Synchronization