[erlang-questions] models for replicated/distributed processors
Mon Mar 5 21:39:04 CET 2012
Jan Wrobel wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 4:36 PM, Miles Fidelman
> <mfidelman@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> I'm trying to think through various approaches to fault-tolerance for an
>> actor-based system architecture - generally around the notion of replicated
>> copies of actors operating on different nodes.
>> Two questions to the assembled wisdom:
>> 1. Has anybody done any work with replicated, synchronized processes spread
>> across multiple erlang nodes? If so, can you share anything about
>> architectural concepts? (Pointers to papers or slide decks would be much
> Paxos algorithm allows to keep state of distributed processes
> consistent. An accessible paper about it is:
> It seems there were several attempts at implementing generic Paxos
> library in Erlang (https://www.google.com/search?q=paxos+erlang), I
> don't know how matured these implementations are, maybe they can
> serve you as a starting point.
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