Introducing Raft

Raft is a consensus algorithm that champions itself on its easier understandability. Paxos, another consensus algorithm, had the reputation of being intricate, and the original Paxos paper omits many implementation-specific details for the engineers. As a result, there are many variants of Paxos, and many of them have never been mathematically proven.

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