[erlang-questions] Any more recent version of Joe's "Performance Measurements of Threads in Java and Processes in Erlang"

Jonathan Gold <>
Mon Apr 23 16:31:49 CEST 2007


BTW, I have read this paper as well:

    http://prog.vub.ac.be/~wdmeuter/PostJava04/papers/Nystrim.pdf

which has some nice discussion of some of the approaches I'm planning to
benchmark, but no hard numbers.

Any others that I'm overlooking are still much appreciated.

jon

On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 04:58:06PM +0300, Jonathan Gold wrote:
> I'm building out some foundational stuff for a project, and am setting out to
> explore java speed v. erlang under various conditions and types of workload.
> 
> One of the base conditions is simple processing of messages, as Joe seems to
> have investigated in '98 in an Ericsson report entitled "Performance
> Measurements of Threads in Java and Processes in Erlang" located here:
> 
>     http://www.sics.se/~joe/ericsson/du98024.html
> 
> I'm wondering if there are any more modern renditions of this experiment? That
> version uses Erlang 4 and JDK 1.1. I looked around a bit more and couldn't find
> very much out there. 
> 
> I'm thinking it might be interesting to encapsulate a test like this (maybe not
> this exact one, but something similar at least) in some of the experiments I'm
> about to do, but want to see if there are other such reports out there that I
> should look at first.
> 
> jon
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