BFT-SMaRt is a high-performance Byzantine fault-tolerant state machine replication library developed in Java with simplicity and robustness as primary requirements. Our main objective is to provide a code base that can be used to build dependable services and also extended to create new protocols.
Downloads and Source Code
You are welcome to download and try yourself BFT-SMaRt's most recent release and browse the source code.
Currently we have the following documentation available:
- This technical report (a shorter version appears in IEEE/IFIP DSN 2014) describes the design and implementation of BFT-SMaRt and presents a detailed evaluation of the system.
- This page describes how to run and develop your first fault-tolerant service using BFT-SMaRt.
- The BFT-SMaRt configuration parameters and a description on how to use them is defined here.
- Some discussion about the main concepts employed in the system are described here.
- A short description of the programming API can be found here.
- The system javadoc can be found here.
A list of frequently asked questions about BFT-SMaRt can be found here.
A list of academic projects and papers that use BFT-SMaRt or one of its early version can be found here.
Sponsors and Contributors
The projects and foundations that sponsors BFT-SMaRt and it's contributors can be found here.