Building real-time collaboration applications: OT vs CRDT

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Created 2020-01-13
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What do OT (Operational Transformation) and CRDT (Conflict-free Replicated Data Type) really mean? And which one should you use in your real-time collaboration solution?


compares Conflict-free replicated data type (CRDT)

In distributed computing, a conflict-free replicated data type (CRDT) is a data structure which can b...

compares Operational transformation

Operational transformation (OT) is a technology for supporting a range of collaboration functionaliti...

about Collaborative real-time editor

A collaborative real-time editor is a type of collaborative software or web application which enables...

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Great comparison of CRDT vs OT
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