Enterprise Erlang Beams?

Mikael Karlsson <>
Tue Sep 2 21:02:13 CEST 2003


Hi,

Wed 27 augusti 2003 10:36 Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> - I don't think it would be good to try to imitate J2EE. Many J2EE features
> are aimed at solving things that are non-problems in Erlang (as you pointed
> out also). Maybe a better way to express the goal would be "implementing an
> Enterprise Application Server".

OK, I guess you would like to have some kind of transaction support still?

> - An aspect where Java has the upper hand is security: JVM is acting as a
> sandbox, while BeamVM isn't. This might be important.

I am not sure I understand why this is important on the server side. What
security issues are adressed by the JVM that makes an Erlang implementation  
too risky? Is it programming mistakes or vulnerability to external attacks?

> I have a feeling there was more to say, but I'll be back when I remember.
> :-) best regards,

Please do :-)

Thanks
Mikael



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