xraft

A raft implementation of XnnYygn's.

I want to make something with netty framework, and I found raft. Raft is interesting. As the first distributed consensus algorithm I learnt, I read the paper and implemented almost all of the feature of raft including

All these feature are implemented in xraft-core. And the client interaction in raft, I thought, should be the feature of service based on xraft-core. Until now, I made a simple key value store based on xraft-core, called xraft-kvstore. It supports GET and SET command.

Demostration

To test xraft with xraft-kvstore, you can download xraft and run xraft-kvstore, xraft-kvstore-cli.

Prerequistes

Java 1.8+ is required to run xraft. You can run java -version to check the version of java on your computer.

Download

You can get complied xraft in releases.

Run Server

xraft-kvstore under the bin directory is the command to run xraft kvstore server.

To demostrate a xraft cluster with 3 nodes(memory log mode),

start servers with commands below

Terminal A

$ bin/xraft-kvstore -gc A,localhost,2333 B,localhost,2334 C,localhost,2335 -m group-member -i A -p2 3333

Terminal B

$ bin/xraft-kvstore -gc A,localhost,2333 B,localhost,2334 C,localhost,2335 -m group-member -i B -p2 3334

Terminal C

$ bin/xraft-kvstore -gc A,localhost,2333 B,localhost,2334 C,localhost,2335 -m group-member -i C -p2 3335

Since the minimum election timeout is 3 seconds, if you cannot execute all 3 commands within 3 seconds, you will get some error like failed to connect ..... But after you started all nodes, the error will disapper.

After start, you will see something like become leader, current leader is xxx and it shows the cluster is started and leader election is ok.

Run Client

Run xraft-kvstore-cli with the cluster configuration. The client will not connect to any node in cluster so it is ok to run client before cluster starts.

$ bin/xraft-kvstore-cli -gc A,localhost,3333 B,localhost,3334 C,localhost,3335

It will run an interative console, press TAB two times and you will get the available commands. For this demostration, firstly run

> kvstore-get x

and you should get the result null. Then run

> kvstore-set x 1

nothing will be printed, now you can run get again.

> kvstore-get x

1 should be printed.

New Service

How to create new service based on xraft-core?

For more detailed implementation of new service, see the source code of xraft-kvstore.

Build

xraft use Maven as build system.

$ mvn clean compile install

To package xraft-kvstore

$ cd xraft-kvstore
$ mvn package assembly:single

License

This project is licensed under the MIT License.

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