Quad-core Macs: More reason for a multi-CPU aware Erlang

Serge Aleynikov <>
Tue Oct 25 14:16:56 CEST 2005


Thanks for the update Ken!  This is great news and we are all patiently 
waiting.  ;-)

Serge

Kenneth Lundin (AS/EAB) wrote:
> Hi,
>  
> Just to put an end on all speculations regarding multi-CPU aware Erlang 
> I can reveal that
> we are working on a runtime system with multiple schedulers (running on 
> different threads) which will
> take advantage of multi-CPU HW on operating systems which support that.
> With this solution applications running in one Erlang node can take 
> advantage of multi-CPU HW without
> need to change a single line of code.
> More information about this will be presented at the Erlang User 
> Conference the 10:th of November.
>  
> There is no promise regarding when this will be released but a qualified 
> guess would be within 12 months.
>  
> /Regards Kenneth Lundin (Product Manager of Erlang/OTP at Ericsson)




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