[erlang-questions] Lets build a stock exchange!

Aaron Feng <>
Mon Nov 12 14:50:56 CET 2007


I think this would be an interesting and a good idea.  For people who are
not familiar with Erlang they tend to dismiss Erlang is a language only used
in the telecomm industry.  It would be great to build a financial
application in Erlang since many requirements exists in the telecomm
industry also exists in the financial industry.

Aaron

On Nov 10, 2007 8:58 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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