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Tendermint

A software for securely and consistently replicating an application on many machines
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What is Tendermint?

It is a software which can be used to achieve Byzantine fault tolerance (BFT) in any distributed computing platforms. It consists of two chief technical components: a blockchain consensus engine and a generic application interface.
Tendermint is a tool in the Blockchain category of a tech stack.
Tendermint is an open source tool with 4.5K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Tendermint's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Tendermint?

Companies

Developers
12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Tendermint.

Tendermint Integrations

Python, Go, C++, Rust, and Blockchain are some of the popular tools that integrate with Tendermint. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Tendermint.
Pros of Tendermint
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BFT consensus
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Has consensus engine separated from the application

Tendermint's Features

  • Byzantine Fault-Tolerant
  • State Machine Replication
  • Secure P2P
  • Lightning Fast
  • 100% Open Source

Tendermint Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Tendermint?
Ethereum
A decentralized platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference.
Hyperledger Fabric
It is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features and currently missing requirements. It leverages container technology to host smart contracts called “chaincode” that comprise the application logic of the system.
Fabric
Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution.
IPFS
It is a protocol and network designed to create a content-addressable, peer-to-peer method of storing and sharing hypermedia in a distributed file system.
Ripple
It is an open source protocol which is designed to allow fast and cheap transactions.
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