[erlang-questions] This seems an unfair benchmark

KatolaZ <>
Thu Sep 6 17:05:37 CEST 2007


On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 07:55:25AM -0400, Zac Brown wrote:
> http://weblog.plexobject.com/?p=1576
> 
> I was surfing reddit.com this morning and found this benchmark. The
> problem with it is Erlang is the only one actually using concurrency in
> it, and I suspect his Erlang wasn't written very well. He was comparing
> Erlang using threads to Java/C++/Ruby only using method invocations.
> Seems a bit biased eh?
> 

It is not a news :-) All benchmarks are biased. All benchmarks usually
demonstrate what the author of the benchmark himself want to be
considered as "true" :-)

HND

Enzo

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