[erlang-questions] Erlang on supercomputers
Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB)
Fri Apr 20 09:00:19 CEST 2007
... but in the ERTS User's Guide, there's a chapter
"How to implement an alternative carrier for the erlang distribution"
with a runnable example using Unix Domain Sockets instead of
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of
> Bengt Kleberg
> Sent: den 20 april 2007 07:18
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Erlang on supercomputers
> On 2007-04-19 22:52, Chad Brewbaker wrote:
> > The problems with Bluegene/L are:
> > 1. The compute node kernel only allows user process per
> CPU. I haven't
> > looked into the Erlang source much, but all threading must
> be "green".
> it is possible to disable smp, you choose at compile time.
> (actually you could compile with smp but not use it, but that
> would be slower).
> > 2. Communication is done over MPI in C/C++/Fortran. There
> is no API for
> > doing TCP/IP communication I know of, but if you are
> feeling lucky you
> > can use un-documented low level communication API's.
> erlang uses tcp/ip.
> Those were the days...
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