Academy Blockchain Glossary Article

Consensus Mechanism

2020.07.21 lornaq1221

A consensus mechanism is a fault-tolerant mechanism that is used in computer and blockchain systems to achieve the necessary agreement on a single data value or a single state of the network among distributed processes or multi-agent systems. It is useful in record-keeping, among other things.

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