[erlang-questions] Multiple core processors
Tue Oct 3 09:52:16 CEST 2006
Gerd Flaig wrote:
> Cameron Kerr <> writes:
>> And is there a benchmarking process/document/result for multicore-etc
>> machines. I have an opportunity to use a Sun UltraSPARC T2000 running
>> Solaris and Linux, and would like to get an idea of the likely
>> performance metrics compared to classically threaded programs.
> there has been some discussion about this in June:
There are also some benchmark results in the R11 release notes:
> If I had to make a wild guess, I'd expect that the process ring
> benchmark would scale almost linearly with the number of processors.
Probably not, since the typical ring benchmark only has one active
process at a time. If there were multiple messages being circulated
simultaneously, things would be different.
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