[erlang-questions] light-weight concurrency in C

Bob Ippolito <>
Mon Jun 18 20:07:08 CEST 2007


On 6/18/07, Serge Aleynikov <> wrote:
> This looks like the same approach to concurrency as what's been used in
> Erlang: http://legacy.imatix.com/html/smt.  They use it in their open
> source high-performance messaging server: http://www.openamq.org.
>
> While there's been a comparison between Yaws and Apache, it would be
> interesting to see one against http://www.xitami.com as it would seem
> like it could actually outperform Yaws.

I also expect nginx and lighttpd to be faster than yaws. In my
informal benchmarks nginx is about twice as fast as an erlang-based
httpd that I wrote... and I'm pretty sure my http server is faster
than yaws because it does less work.

-bob



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