In this blog post I want to build on the example given by John and dig a little deeper into how VoltDB ensures global ordering and replication in the face of failures.
I am going to drill down on the following paragraph
Site 1 and site 4 both receive the message from the initiator. They then each do the same work in parallel. Since each individual site performs transactions one at a time, the transaction information is put into a queue at site 1 and queue at site 4. Work is pulled from the queues at