September 11, 2013

The second episode of Think Distributed, a podcast focused on distributed systems, is now available. This episode discusses causality, vector clocks, version vectors, and CRDTs.

This episode’s panelists are:

In addition to participating on this panel, Peter Bailis will be speaking at RICON West, Basho’s distributed systems conference. His talk, “Bad As I Wanna Be: Coordination and Consistency in Distributed Databases” will discuss how to reason about the trade-offs between coordination, consistency, latency, and availability, with a focus on practical takeaways from recent research both at Berkeley and beyond. RICON West will take place in San Francisco from October 29-30th. Tickets are still available here:

You can listen to both this Causality episode and the Consensus episode at