Beginner: Unexplained network behavior

Mikael Karlsson <>
Tue Apr 27 17:33:55 CEST 2004


Tue 27 april 2004 11:18, Sean Hinde:
> 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.

Ah good, I got a bit worried there.

> > 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.

I agree.

Thanks
Mikael



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