Scalability in windows

orbitz <>
Sat Mar 25 20:28:28 CET 2006

Well I don't have any evidence for you but testing it shouldn't be  
too hard.  Run yaws or some other application on Windows and nail  
it.  I am under the impression erlang will fair well.  The  
implementatino should use IOCP which is supposed to handle large  
numbers of sockets fairy efficiently.

On Mar 25, 2006, at 10:02 AM, Stelianos G. Sfakianakis wrote:

> Hi all,
> Erlang is well known for its ability to scale, for example as shown
> here:
> I believe that much of this scalability comes from the underlying
> operating system and its event APIs (e.g. kqueue, poll etc) My
> question is what happens in windows platforms. Does erlang manage to
> excibit the same performance? Does it use some advanced windows API or
> the "good" old select? And finally do you have any real (production)
> Erlang application in windows and real world experience about its
> performace?
> Thank you very much for any responses!
> Stelios

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