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SWIM: Scalable Weakly- Consistent Infection-Style Process Group Membership Protocol

by Armon Dadgar

Published September 25, 2014 in Technology

In this talk we introduce SWIM, a membership protocol that makes use of gossip and a randomized failure detector. We also discuss Serf and how it addresses various limitations of SWIM, and it's applicability in Serf and Consul.