big erlang web solution

Roberto Saccon rsaccon@REDACTED
Thu Jun 22 15:43:52 CEST 2006

For similar reason I just started to take a closer look at Erlang !
For distributed filesystem I found the following:

At his blog,  I asked whether CouchDB is comparable to MogileFS or
Amazon S3, read his answer there:


On 6/22/06, bryan rasmussen <rasmussen.bryan@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi, I've decided to work on a new web site project and I've decided to
> use Erlang for it.
> The reason for using Erlang is two fold:
> 1. I want to have fun making the project.
> 2. The site has to be extremely scalable. Although I might not move it
> out to large scale work I want it to be able to handle it.
> Other requirements I have are as follows:
> 1. Will be hosted on a linux machine. Does anyone have any notes on
> performance of Erlang and also Yaws on different 'brands' of linux.
> 2. I will want to have use a distributed filesystem instead of
> database to access data. Any good recommendations in this context.
> Database will still probably be used to hold pointers to specific data
> but data will be in filesystem.
> Cheers,
> Bryan Rasmussen

Roberto Saccon

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