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Author: John Hugg

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Author: John Hugg

John is a founding engineer at VoltDB. Now at his third database and second distributed systems startup, he currently splits his time between making VoltDB better and telling people about it.

The ACID properties and the CAP theorem are two important concepts in data management and distributed systems. It's unfortunate that in both acronyms the "C" stands for "Consistency," but actually means completely different things. What follows is a primer on the two concepts and an...