A simple totally ordered broadcast protocol


This is a short overview of a totally ordered broadcast protocol used by ZooKeeper, called Zab. It is conceptually easy to understand, is easy to implement, and gives high performance. In this paper we present the requirements ZooKeeper makes on Zab, we show how the protocol is used, and we give an overview of how the protocol works. 
DOI: 10.1145/1529974.1529978

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