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Byzantine Fault Tolerance (BFT)

Byzantine failure is when a system loses service due to a Byzantine Fault. Thus, BFT defines the level of immunity of a certain system from those Byzantine faults.

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Parcel

A group of transactions used in CodeChain. The user who signs the parcel pays the fees.

Proof of Stake (PoS)

An alternative to PoW, PoS puts dependency on the amount of resources that someone holds.

Proof of Work (PoW)

A piece of data which difficult to produce but easy to verify. Producing PoW is a random process, and requires a lot of trial and error.

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Tendermint

Software for recurely and consistently replicating an application on multiple machines. To learn more about Tendermint, click here.

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