The Difference(s) between Distributed Systems and Decentralized Systems

Fastly’s servers are distributed. Therefore, it’s decentralized…right?

Wrong.

A distributed system does not necessarily equate to a decentralized one. In fact, more often than not — it definitively doesn’t.

After I published this article discussing the global Internet outage on June 8, there…

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A full-time educator, but even fuller-time Cryptocurrency and Blockchain nerd — Certified Blockchain Practitioner — Certified Bitcoin Professional

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