[erlang-questions] Erlang in the news

Thomas Lindgren <>
Thu Dec 20 18:33:55 CET 2007


Amazon's SimpleDB (apparently built on Erlang/Mnesia)
...

http://www.satine.org/archives/2007/12/13/amazon-simpledb/

... is garnering a lot of attention, so now Erlang is
even getting into the news mainstream (well, by that I
mean the writers on the site below are basically
analysts/reporters, not techies as such):

http://gigaom.com/2007/12/19/erlang-a-new-way-to-program-thats-20-years-old/

Summary: plaintive cries of "It's too weird". The
educational mission isn't over yet by far, it seems.

This guy doesn't want to hear about Erlang for all his
solutions(!), he wants transactions:

http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/roc/archives/2007/09/why_erlang_is_n.html

Maybe we should tell him about mnesia? And here is a
pretty good 'getting started' post:

http://kosmaczewski.net/2007/12/19/erlang/

All in all, a fair amount of buzz.

Best,
Thomas



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