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Réplication sécurisée dans les infrastructures pair-à-pair de collaboration

Victorien Elvinger 1 
1 COAST - Web Scale Trustworthy Collaborative Service Systems
Inria Nancy - Grand Est, LORIA - NSS - Department of Networks, Systems and Services
Abstract : A collaborative application allows multiple users to edit a shared content. Collaborative peer-to-peer environments aim to design applications with desirable properties: high-availability, low-latency, fault-tolerance, and scalability. Every peer (user) modifies her own copy of the content. Concurrent modifications of the copies lead to their divergence. Replication protocols are responsible for the convergence of copies. These protocols assume the absence of malicious peers that compromise the convergence of copies. Can we secure the convergence of copies and preserve the properties of collaborative peer-to-peer environment? We propose two protocols to secure convergence. The first protocol maintains a replicated and unforgeable log that stores the modifications of the content. Peers preserve the full log in order to foil the attacks of malicious peers and to transmit it to new peers. The second protocol enables the peers to truncate their log. The log truncation relies on the concept of Stability. A modification becomes stable once every modification added in the log depends on it. To join the collaboration, a peer retrieves a copy of the content and a truncated log used for checking the copy authenticity. A CRDT encapsulates a replication protocol. Sequence CRDTs generally assume the integration of content modifications in a causal order. A delayed integration propagates slowness across the system. The connection of a peer may lead to the integration of multiple modifications. Can we remove these delays and these costly integrations? We formalize a family of sequence CRDTs and we propose their synchronization using delta states. Delta states can be integrated in any order. They are able to summarize several modifications. We propose a sequence CRDT that takes advantage of our approach.
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Victorien Elvinger. Réplication sécurisée dans les infrastructures pair-à-pair de collaboration. Informatique [cs]. Université de Lorraine, 2021. Français. ⟨NNT : 2021LORR0099⟩. ⟨tel-03284806⟩



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