Paper Review: Cap Twelve Years Later: How the “Rules” Have Changed

Title and Author of Paper Cap Twelve Years Later: How the “Rules” Have Changed. Eric Brewer. Summary This article provides an exploration of the CAP Theorem and how it relates to database system design. The author argues that, since partitions are likely to happen, the system designer can introduce methods for safely recovering from partitions to compensate. This strategy allows the database to continue to provide availability during a partition, and enforce consistency once the partition is resolved. [Read More]