Eventual consistency

A consistency model that embraces the fact that there are multiple timelines for the different peers reading and writing to the same data. See CRDT.

Even if data events appear in different order (on different peers) the eventual state should be the same.

Different from strong consistency

#review #distributed

See also HLC – Hybrid logical clock

References

(James Long – CRDTs for mortals on YouTube (20 min talk))[https://youtu.be/DEcwa68f-jY]