Posts tagged consistency

Some people claim that Bitcoin is eventually consistent. They are wrong. This post tries to dispel the myth and explain the right way to evaluate the consistency guarantees of distributed systems.

On the Futility of Custom Consistency Models

Custom consistency models, which differ on how weak they are, are no good if they can't outperform strong consistency.

The Consistency Alphabet Soup

There are many conflicting definitions for Consistency. This post provides a clear definition for each, without rehashing any tired old arguments about eventual consistency.