From Epidemics to Distributed Computing

  title={From Epidemics to Distributed Computing},
  author={Patrick Th. Eugster and Rachid Guerraoui and A Kermarrec and Laurent Massouli{\'e}},
Epidemic algorithms have been recently recognized as robust and scalable means to disseminate information in large-scale settings. Information is disseminated reliably in a distributed system the same way an epidemic would be propagated throughout a group of individuals: each process of the system chooses random peers to whom it relays the information it… CONTINUE READING

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