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Episode 127: Consensus Algorithms & HotStuff with Ittai Abraham

April 29th, 2020  •  1 hr 2 mins  •  Download (43.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In this week's episode, we go deep on Consensus Algorithms and HotStuff with Ittai Abraham from VMware Research. We chat about the evolution of consensus algorithms, BFT, and how these early ideas have become the backbone of blockchain tech. We cover PBFT, Tendermint and Ittai's research into SBFT, HotStuff, and the improvements he has been working on since HotStuffs incorporation into Facebook's Libra protocol.