What Is Gossip Protocol?
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Gossip Protocol Explained
The gossip protocol represents a decentralized method of peer-to-peer communication, employed for transmitting messages within a vast distributed system. At its core, this protocol operates by having each node regularly dispatch a message to a randomly selected subset of other nodes. As a result, there is a high likelihood that the entire system will eventually receive the specific message. To put it simply, the gossip protocol enables nodes to construct a global map by engaging in limited local interactions.
The following tools offer a simulation of the gossip protocol: