Why Erlang is the best concurrent language available

Sean Hinde <>
Thu Jan 23 19:58:45 CET 2003


>   Projects fail because the SW does  not work and *not* because the SW
> was too slow -  remember this and you will have a  long and happy life
> as a programmer.

Not always true.. We have a multi million pound project which needs to run
at 200 calls per second - but after 2 years or trying (and buying almost the
biggest UNIX machines we can find) has now reached the awesome speed of 20
per second. Scary!

Sean



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