Linus Thorvalds has stated something about microkernels and monolithic kernels
Wed May 10 15:00:05 CEST 2006
> On Wed, 10 May 2006 11:42:14 +0300
> Jouni Rynö <> wrote:
>> which is interested to read for Erlangers, IMHO. [...]
linus seems to be saying that for a system where global state is important
(has "coherency issues"), it is counter-productive to break the system into
independent parts. seems reasonable enough to me.
of course, a distributed system with concurrency issues is an altogether
> But here's an interesting link concerning microkernels and isolation -
> escpecially when considered Erlang in mind:
this appears to be written by the same Andy Tanenbaum who declared
that "Linux is obsolete" in -92...
14 years later it has become "Linux is full of bugs."
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