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How to synchronise a distributed pubsub system

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Building a fully distributed system is really hard. But a few compromises can go a long way. Hear how Paddy would white board out complex problems and where needed centralise small pieces in a single region. It might seem simple or small but trade offs like this can go along way and still meets the requirement of a pier to pier region relationship where any region can fail and come back online at anytime. What trade offs are hidden in your architecture that would simplify your stack?