[erlang-questions] Lets build a stock exchange!

YC <>
Sun Nov 11 03:24:17 CET 2007


Cool idea, Joel!

Yes - agreed that a stock exchange is a lot more interesting than a poker
server (but poker isn't bad either).

Is the goal to have a truly functional stock exchange that interfaces with
other stock exchanges?  Or one that has the capability but not the hook up?

yc

On Nov 10, 2007 5:58 PM, Joel Reymont <> wrote:

> http://wagerlabs.com/archives/129.html
>
> I want you to start an Amazon EC2 instance and join the "Hardcore
> Erlang" cluster.
>
> I want to build the biggest Erlang cluster in the world and push
> Erlang to its limits.
>
> I want to build a stock exchange and show you how to do it.
>
> And of course I want to write a book about it.
>
> The focus of the book is not changing, it's still fault-tolerance,
> scalability, distribution, etc. What's changing is the software the
> book is built around. Reading about how to build a stock exchange sure
> as hell beats reading about a poker server.
>
> What do you think?
>
>        Thanks, Joel
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