[erlang-questions] Erlang vs. Stackless Python

Jason A. Hoffman <>
Fri Aug 3 21:35:22 CEST 2007


On Aug 3, 2007, at 7:49 AM, Chad Wilson wrote:

> On 8/3/07, 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.
>
> An effective answer to the blogger might be to run his programs as he
> had written them on a machine that would provide that challenge.
> Anyone got a many-core/distributed system to run some competitive
> benchmarks?
>
> -w

I have a bunch (few racks) of T1000s with 16GB RAM and 32x1.0Ghz  
sparc CPUs each and have no problem running some benchmarks. Let me  
know.

Regards, Jason



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