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The Basics - Fallacies of Distributed Systems

The CAP theorem, also named Brewer's theorem after computer scientist Eric Brewer, states that it is impossible for a distributed system to simultaneously provide more than two out of the following three guarantees - consistency, high availability, and partition tolerance.

Peter Jausovec

November 26, 2019

3 minute(s)

The Basics - CAP Theorem Explained

The CAP theorem, also named Brewer's theorem after computer scientist Eric Brewer, states that it is impossible for a distributed system to simultaneously provide more than two out of the following three guarantees - consistency, high availability, and partition tolerance.

Peter Jausovec

November 22, 2019

4 minute(s)