Commit 180c65f0 authored by David Enyeart's avatar David Enyeart Committed by Gerrit Code Review
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Merge "[FAB-14429] Add Raft to intro doc" into release-1.4

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......@@ -290,11 +290,11 @@ particular deployment or solution. This modular architecture allows the platform
to rely on well-established toolkits for CFT (crash fault-tolerant) or BFT
(byzantine fault-tolerant) ordering.
In the currently available releases, Fabric offers a CFT ordering service
implemented with [Kafka](https://kafka.apache.org/) and
[Zookeeper](https://zookeeper.apache.org/). In subsequent releases, Fabric will
deliver a [Raft consensus ordering service](https://raft.github.io/) implemented
with etcd/Raft and a fully decentralized BFT ordering service.
Fabric currently offers two CFT ordering service implementations. The first is
based on the [`etcd` library](https://coreos.com/etcd/) of the [Raft protocol](https://raft.github.io/raft.pdf).
The other is [Kafka](https://kafka.apache.org/) (which uses [Zookeeper](https://zookeeper.apache.org/)
internally). For information about currently available ordering services, check
out our [conceptual documentation about ordering](../orderer/ordering_service.html).
Note also that these are not mutually exclusive. A Fabric network can have
multiple ordering services supporting different applications or application
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