Jul 4, 2022 • 4M

Episode 33 - Distributed vs. Decentralized Systems

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Gautam Dhameja
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Decentralized systems are fundamentally different from distributed systems. While in distributed systems we can add more servers to handle more load, we cannot do that in decentralized systems. Also, because distributed systems have a single point of control and failure because they process the data only at a single node. Decentralized systems don’t have that shortcoming because all nodes in the network verify the data. This makes decentralized systems much more secure.

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