The Storj Labs Blog

Hello Storj fans, we are back with our highly anticipated part two of Why Replication is Bad for Decentralized Storage. Our first installment made the case that in distributed storage systems, erasure encoding schemes are a better choice over replication. While everyone should stop right now and go read part one if you haven’t read it yet (it really is that awesome) the tl;dr is that the costs associated with redundancy via replication are unacceptably high.
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