- A reliable system can be often constructed out of unreliable components.
Ex: TCP built on IP
- IP can drop packets
- But TCP can retry, add back pressure ([[202006131313 TCP Backpressure]]), and ensure [[total order guarantees]]
- related: [[system-design]]
- source: [[designing-data-intensive-applications]]
[202006131313 TCP Backpressure]: 202006131313 TCP Backpressure “Back-pressure with TCP” [system-design]: topics/system-design “System Design” [designing-data-intensive-applications]: /projects/books/designing-data-intensive-applications “Designing Data Intensive Applications” [//end]: # “Autogenerated link references”