Language Bindings for Erlang Again (Opinion)

Garry Hodgson <>
Tue Jun 6 19:42:17 CEST 2006


Gordon Guthrie <> wrote:

> > How scaleable, realtime, is
> > a large Erlang program? Where are the performance
> > tests over 100m of cat5? I'll test it myself and then
> > I'll know.
> 
> Erlang runs the telephone system in the UK - all 1.7m sloc of it with 31ms 
> downtime per year (yes 99.9999999% availability).
> 
> The lesson of this is that Erlang 'only' gives you commodity, open-source, 
> google scalability on comodity hardware. Apart from that it has little to 
> offer ;->

does anyone have a pointer to some documentation about that?
i'd like to beat some people over the head with it.


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