In episode 103 of Thinking Elixir, James Arthur shares his project Vaxine.io, an Elixir layer built on top of a CRDT based distributed Erlang database called Antidote DB. We cover what CRDTs are and introduce how they work. We learn more about Antidote DB, the CURE protocol and especially the Vaxine.io project that adds Ecto types and makes it more approachable to Elixir applications. As applications become more global, the need for strongly consistent distributed writes is more important.
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