[erlang-questions] Erlang vs. Stackless Python

Zac Brown <>
Fri Aug 3 18:51:10 CEST 2007


The reason for that is that its not really even a parallel test since
there's only one process running at a time so you're just making one big
line, that could easily be accomplished by one process constantly talking
to itself. Dumb way to show erlang's power if you ask me :).


On Fri, 03 Aug 2007 11:07:27 -0500, tsuraan wrote:

> An interesting result was that the -smp flag caused erlang to slow down for
> that test.  Should that ever happen?
> 
> On 03/08/07, Dmitrii 'Mamut' Dimandt <> wrote:
>>
>> Zac Brown wrote:
>> > That benchmark has some pitfalls in that it doesn't really demonstrate
>> the
>> > scalabilty of erlang that well. I feel confident saying that erlang
>> would
>> > scale to a much larger scale far better than stackless python would.
>> > Interesting post no doubt, but could've been a little less biased.
>> >
>> >
>> Indeed. There's a longish discussion on hat in the comments. It looks
>> like erlang is unbeatable still :)
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> An interesting result was that the -smp flag caused erlang to slow down for that test.  Should that ever happen?<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 03/08/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Dmitrii 'Mamut' Dimandt
> </b> <<a href="mailto:"></a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin-top: 0; margin-right: 0; margin-bottom: 0; margin-left: 0; margin-left: 0.80ex; border-left-color: #cccccc; border-left-width: 1px; border-left-style: solid; padding-left: 1ex">
> Zac Brown wrote:<br>> That benchmark has some pitfalls in that it doesn't really demonstrate the<br>> scalabilty of erlang that well. I feel confident saying that erlang would<br>> scale to a much larger scale far better than stackless python would.
> <br>> Interesting post no doubt, but could've been a little less biased.<br>><br>><br>Indeed. There's a longish discussion on hat in the comments. It looks<br>like erlang is unbeatable still :)<br>_______________________________________________
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