[erlang-questions] More nodes than machines

Kevin A. Smith <>
Wed Oct 17 16:37:30 CEST 2007


Bob was kind enough to answer many of these questions for me which  
I've blogged about here:

http://weblog.hypotheticalabs.com/?p=171

--Kevin
On Oct 17, 2007, at 9:09 AM, Jay Nelson wrote:

> This question is directed to Bob Ippolito because he said the
> following in the thread on "OCaml vs Erlang":
>
>> A year later we have about 16 machines running 80 Erlang nodes
> powering about 16
>> different "components" of our infrastructure
>
> 1) Why did you choose to use multiple nodes on each physical machine?
>
>      - Are your machines multicore?
>      - Are you using SMP for your erlang nodes?
>      - Are you using virtualized machines (via Xen, VMWare or other
> means)?
>      - What kind of machines are you running (CPU and memory)?
>
> 2) Any performance numbers on simultaneous connections or connection
> rate per minute sustainable by your mochiweb http server?
>
>
> jay
>
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