[erlang-questions] Highest number of processes in your system
Mon Jan 8 16:38:04 CET 2007
On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 10:43:30AM +0000, Joel Reymont wrote:
> What is the highest number of processes that you have seen in your
> Anyone with over a million processes?
A google search for "erlang million processes" turns up many links, one of
"It should also be noted that Erlang processes are neither OS processes nor OS
threads, they are lightweight threads somewhat similar to Java's
'green threads'. As a result, Erlang processes are extremely lightweight (the
estimated minimal overhead of an Erlang process is 300 bytes) and a very large
number of them can be created without performance degradation (a benchmark
with 20 million processes was tried)."
And the link for the benchmarking:
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