H/W requirements for OTP RB-2

Michael Fogeborg <>
Mon Apr 18 21:55:39 CEST 2005


After listening to http://www.sics.se/~adam/talks.html talking about small
TCP/IP stacks I start to wonder how small a machine erlang can run on....
What is the smallest machine anyone here has run erlang on - and still
being useful ?


At 17:13 2005-04-18, you wrote:
>On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 11:27:07AM +0000, maruthavanan s wrote:
> > hi ,
> >
> > Can any one suggest me the hardware requirements of erlang OTP R10 B-2
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Marutha
>_________________________________________________________________
>For what task?
>
>My workstation development machine is about 600 Mhz with 512MB memory.
>
>I run R10B-4 on a 400 Mhz Celeron (with 512 MB) as an automated web site
>checker for customers. Not much load doing this task.
>
>I am deploying it on a newer machine which will be a 3 GHz Xeon
>(32-bit core) with 1 GB memory.  This new task will have a bit more
>work to do, keeping up a steady conversation with a couple different
>external servers and feeding an SQL database for a webserver to
>query.  Even with this task, though, I think the hardware will
>be loafing.
>
>~Michael





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