Beginner: Unexplained network behavior

Sean Hinde <>
Tue Apr 27 11:18:44 CEST 2004


On 27 Apr 2004, at 05:48, Mikael Karlsson wrote:

> Mon 26 april 2004 23:10, Sean Hinde wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On 23 Apr 2004, at 16:23, Aaron Hunter wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> A long time Java developer I recently discovered Erlang and am very
>>> impressed. With a few improvements Erlang could very well be a J2EE
>>> killer.
>>
>> Been there, done that (actually I need to be careful as our J2EE
>> replacing system is not live yet...)
>
> Please explore. Are you replacing your Erlang system with a
> J2EE system (!) or replacing a J2EE system with an Erlang system?
> I have been involved in a J2EE project and would *really* like to see 
> an
> Erlang alternative, but if this is not "advisable" I would very much 
> like to
> know why, and also any reasons for going in the opposite direction.

J2EE -> Erlang.

>
> I mean, just a thing like to be able to do parallel multi_calls in a 
> beautiful
> way :)
> http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200404/msg00170.html
> could be a killer argument in a web services environment.

This is something like the reason. There was some difficulty achieving
performance in the presence of latency from external platforms. The
conclusion was that it is really hard to do concurrent programming in
Java, and that is what was needed in this case.

Regards,
Sean




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