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The Raft Consensus Algorithm
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| by Diego Ongaro Follow 0 Followers on Mar 02, 2016 |

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Diego Ongaro introduces Raft, a consensus algorithm for managing a replicated log by separating the key elements of consensus and reducing the number of states that must be considered.

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Diego Ongaro completed his PhD with Professor John Ousterhout at Stanford University in 2014. During his PhD, he worked on RAMCloud (a key-value store with 5-10 microsecond latency), the Raft consensus algorithm, and LogCabin (a coordination service built with Raft). He recently joined the Compute Systems team at Salesforce.

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