Conflict-Free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs)

An Offline Camp passion talk

Paul Frazee
Jan 5, 2017 · 1 min read

So! You’ve heard that term thrown around — CRDT, what the heck? — and you want to know what it means. You don’t have 30 minutes, or 20 minutes, or even to dig all the way down into distributed databases.

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What’s a CRDT, and why does it make the DB turn orange like that? (source)

Well you’ve come to the right place. In this 10-minute passion talk from Offline Camp California, I tell you everything you need to know about what a CRDT is, and why you should care.

To dig deeper, check out my crdt_notes repo. It’s a collection of excerpts, from all around the web, covering the theory and practice in detail.


(And stay tuned for an upcoming episode of the New Builders Podcast in which I talk about CRDTs, the distributed web, Beaker Browser, Offline Camp and more!)

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