ETCD Overview

etcd is a distributed reliable key-value store having the following properties:

  • Simple: well-defined, user-facing API (gRPC)
  • Secure: automatic TLS with optional client cert authentication
  • Fast: benchmarked 10,000 writes/sec
  • Reliable: properly distributed using Raft

etcd is written in Go and uses the Raft consensus algorithm to manage a highly-available replicated log.

etcd and SingularityNet Platform

etcd is used as storage to store context related to

  • Payments
  • Free Call Usage at an organization level.

The section ETCD setup section details how to set up an etcd cluster

Last modified on : 10-Jul-24

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